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Population in 2012: 7,997 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 

Males: 4,099  (51.3%)
Females: 3,898  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  37.7 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67152.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,712 (it was $35,410 in 2000)
Wellington:

$38,712
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,843

Wellington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,769 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Wellington:

$70,769
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,071; Detached houses: $88,773; Townhouses or other attached units: $97,413; In 2-unit structures: $110,293; Mobile homes: $36,368

Median gross rent in 2012: $616.

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  • White alone - 6,890 (84.8%)
  • Hispanic - 883 (10.9%)
  • Two or more races - 163 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 110 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 64 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.2%)

Races in Wellington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wellington: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Irish (12.5%), English (12.0%), United States (5.7%), French (3.6%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1230 feet

Land area: 5.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,415 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wellington:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellington city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

49 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Wellington, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Wellington to the number of sex offenders is 400 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,198 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,455 (1.8%)

Wellington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (29.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (311.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mayfield, KS (2.8 miles) , Belle Plaine, KS (3.3 miles ), Oxford, KS (3.6 miles ), South Haven, KS (3.9 miles ), Milan, KS (3.9 miles) , Conway Springs, KS (4.0 miles ), Mulvane, KS (4.1 miles ), Clearwater, KS (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 97.40 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Wheat Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5 (-0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,197 (62.8%)

Area code: 620

Wellington household income distribution Wellington home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Wellington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0002001020
per 100,000 0.00.00.024.10.00.013.00.024.30.0
Rapes 3136523267
per 100,000 34.311.836.072.261.325.338.926.273.086.4
Robberies 2211011121
per 100,000 22.923.712.012.00.012.713.013.124.312.3
Assaults 27222719142028282519
per 100,000 309.1260.5323.9228.8171.7253.2363.1366.5304.0234.6
Burglaries 877986549667788310085
per 100,000 996.0935.51031.7650.21177.2848.31011.41086.51216.01049.6
Thefts 365377346299350319302230292332
per 100,000 4178.64464.24150.73600.24291.84039.03916.03010.93550.64099.8
Auto thefts 30221713221919152211
per 100,000 343.4260.5203.9156.5269.8240.6246.4196.4267.5135.8
Arson 0210316221
per 100,000 0.023.712.00.036.812.777.826.224.312.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 368.9341.3359.9365.7367.4322.2389.5317.6433.5376.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wellington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Kansas average:

2.59

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Wellington, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Wellington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Wellington-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 216% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Wellington city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellington-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from Wellington center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Wellington center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sumner County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellington topographic map

Birthplace of: Francis Heydt - Swimmer, Phil Ferguson - Politician, Mardie Cornejo - Baseball player, Nate Cornejo - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Wellington:

  • SUMNER COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 217 W 8TH STREET SUITE 2)
  • SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1323 NORTH A ST)
  • WELLINGTON HOSPITAL (Hospital, 924 S WASHINGTON AVE)
  • CEDAR VIEW GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, 1600 W 8TH ST)
  • CHRISTOPHER MANOR OF WELLINGTON (Nursing Home, 102 W BOTKIN ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WELLINGTON (Nursing Home, 102 W BOTKIN ST)
  • SUMNER COUNTY CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, 1600 W 8TH ST)
  • SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, 1323 N A ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Wellington, KS

Airports and heliports located in Wellington:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:

  • Cowley County Community College (about 25 miles; Arkansas City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,028)
  • Wichita State University (about 32 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 42 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Butler Community College (about 48 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 63 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 82 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • Langston University (about 92 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)

Public high school in Wellington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wellington:

Private elementary/middle school in Wellington:

  • WELLINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 86; Location: 205 N HOOVER RD; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Wellington:

  • WELLINGTON PUBLIC (Operating income: $218,642; Location: 121 WEST 7TH; 41,224 books; 1,500 audio materials; 500 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Wellington has a new high school opened in 2004. The address is: 1700 East 16th. You can check it out at: http://www.usd353.com/whs. Thank you.

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Notable locations in Wellington: Wellington Golf Club (A), Warden Park Speedway (B), Wellington Family Aquatic Center (C), Wellington Municipal Power Plant (D), Wellington Industrial Park (E), Camp Loga Vista (F), Sumner County Sheriff's Department - Sumner County Law Enforcement Center (G), Wellington Police Department (H), Sumner County Courthouse (I), Sumner County Health Department (J), Wellington Public Library (K), Chisholm Trail Museum (L), Wellington City Hall (M), Wellington Fire and Emergency Medical Services (N), Wellington Chamber of Commerce (O), Memorial Auditorium and Fitness Center (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wellington include: Wellington Baptist Temple (A), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Calvary Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Wellington Church of the Nazarene (G), Calvary Chapel (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Prairie Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wellington include: Woods Park (1), Wellington City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Siesta Motel (1716 North A Street) (1), Steakhouse Inc - Motel (1311 East 16th) (2), Wellington Motor Lodge (315 East 8th Street) (3), Steakhouse Restaurant (1311 East 16th) (4), Round Up Club (1311 East 16th) (5), Remark Enterprises (1310 North A Street) (6), Oak Tree Inn (1177 East 16th Street) (7), Sunshine Inn (1001 East 16th Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Wellington Ks-City - Municipal Court (317 South Washington Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Sumner County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.772. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.772
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.27
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.54
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 24.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wellington, KS

People in group quarters in Wellington in 2010:

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in workers group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Wellington in 2000:

  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 16 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Wellington compared to Kansas state average:

Wellington, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Wellington (2011 data):

  • The Security State Bank: Wellington Branch, at 101 North Washington Avenue, at 2022 E. 16th Street. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $55.3 mil, Deposits: $47.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ssb Holdings, Inc.
  • Cornerbank, National Association: Wellington Branch at 119 S. Washington, branch established on 1994/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $276.8 mil, Deposits: $206.0 mil, headquarters in Winfield, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Alliance, Ltd.
  • The First National Bank in Wellington: The First National Bank In Wellingto at 206 East Harvey Avenue, branch established on 1879/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $89.5 mil, Deposits: $77.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Commerce and Trust Company: Bank Of Commerce And Trust Company at 201 West Harvey Avenue, branch established on 1906/10/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.8 mil, Deposits: $48.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wellington, Kansas:

  • Steakhouse Motel, 1311 E 16TH St Hwy 160, Wellington, KS 67152 , Phone: (620) 326-2266
  • Oak Tree Inn, 1177 E 16TH, Wellington, KS 67152 , Phone: (620) 326-8191
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wellington, Kansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wellington travel time to work - commute


Wellington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wellington city (based on Sumner County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.37%
Here65.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents26.6%21.9%13.4%9.4%8.2%
Congregations9.0%17.9%9.0%6.0%9.0%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.1%2.8%2.5%2.4%8.7%
Congregations11.9%7.5%4.5%1.5%23.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Sumner County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Sumner County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumner County:

28.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$28,339$37,7850$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,990$95,8809$2,214
Judicial and Legal 1$2,929$35,1482$1,224
Police Protection - Officers 17$57,856$40,8402$706
Police - Other 2$5,298$31,7885$3,128
Firefighters 16$72,962$54,7223$405
Fire - Other 1$2,891$34,6920$0
Streets and Highways 12$46,804$46,8040$0
Airports 1$3,317$39,8040$0
Hospitals 128$401,500$37,64124$32,973
Solid Waste Management 9$20,258$27,0111$1,041
Sewerage 4$11,898$35,6940$0
Parks and Recreation 7$18,494$31,7040$0
Water Supply 7$19,857$34,0410$0
Electric Power 24$83,900$41,9500$0
Other and Unallocable 5$16,401$39,3622$1,313
Totals for Government 244$800,694$39,37848$43,004

Wellington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $168,000 ($21.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($14.51)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($13.51)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($4.13)
    Electric Utilities: $22,000 ($2.75)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,145,000 ($1393.65)
    General - Other: $6,227,000 ($778.67)
    Electric Utilities: $5,764,000 ($720.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,698,000 ($212.33)
    Sewerage: $1,017,000 ($127.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $469,000 ($58.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000 ($43.14)
    Libraries: $229,000 ($28.64)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($2.25)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $706,000 ($88.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $462,000 ($57.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $155,000 ($19.38)
    General - Other: $142,000 ($17.76)
    Hospitals: $141,000 ($17.63)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($11.25)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($1.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,982,000 ($1123.17)

Wellington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $11,635,000 ($1454.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $515,000 ($64.40)
    Sewerage: $417,000 ($52.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000 ($41.14)
    All Other: $254,000 ($31.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $764,000 ($95.54)
    All Other: $62,000 ($7.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $263,000 ($32.89)
    Health and Hospitals: $252,000 ($31.51)
    All Other: $52,000 ($6.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,566,000 ($195.82)
    Interest Earnings: $881,000 ($110.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $184,000 ($23.01)
    Special Assessments: $56,000 ($7.00)
    Rents: $24,000 ($3.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.63)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,725,000 ($1216.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,396,000 ($174.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $288,000 ($36.01)
    All Other: $90,000 ($11.25)
    General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($4.88)
  • Tax - Property: $2,138,000 ($267.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,259,000 ($157.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $279,000 ($34.89)
    Other License: $118,000 ($14.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($5.63)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $25,000 ($3.13)

Wellington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,828,000 ($3354.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,980,000 ($3248.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,008,000 ($751.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,160,000 ($645.24)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,452,000 ($181.57)

Wellington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,060,000 ($2883.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $203,000 ($25.38)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  2.68% ($37,277 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.61% ($21,453)
from Butler County, KS  0.26% ($44,727)


8.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sedgwick County, KS  3.68% ($32,218 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.67% ($28,593)
to Butler County, KS  0.43% ($28,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellington:

  • KLEY (1130 AM; 0 kW; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellington:

  • KWME (93.5 FM; WELLINGTON, KS; Owner: JOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KZZD (90.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFH-FM (98.7 FM; CLEARWATER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wellington:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wellington, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of Wellington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total costs: $978,000
Total average daily traffic: 38,648
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,130

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wellington, KS


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 139
  • Hazardous Condition: 49
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Wellington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wellington, KS

Most common first names in Wellington, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9081.8 years
John8178.4 years
William6577.4 years
Robert6472.9 years
James5873.4 years
Charles5777.1 years
George4878.2 years
Ruth3681.6 years
Helen3379.4 years
Roy3276.9 years
Most common last names in Wellington, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3977.1 years
Smith3577.9 years
Miller3176.8 years
Jones2675.3 years
Johnson2480.7 years
Harris2268.1 years
Moore2179.0 years
Stewart1979.7 years
White1982.3 years
Davis1970.8 years
Businesses in Wellington, KS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kroger1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Wellington on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeffrey G. Wyckoff (2)
  • Darin C. Wiley (2)
  • Greg Mcintyre (1)
  • Phillip K. Wylie (1)
  • Kendall Ford Koerner (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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