For population 25 years and over in Wellington:
For population 15 years and over in Wellington city:
218 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,215 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (95.4 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (157.5 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (242.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Quail, TX (3.3 miles) , Dodson, TX (3.5 miles) , Samnorwood, TX (3.8 miles) , North River, TX (3.9 miles) , Hollis, OK (4.5 miles ), Memphis, TX (4.5 miles ), Estelline, TX (5.0 miles) , Shamrock, TX (5.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.85 N, Longitude: 100.21 W
Area code: 806
Population change in the 1990s: -192 (-7.8%).
Work and jobs in Wellington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wellington, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wellington-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Wellington city center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/17/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wellington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Wellington center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from Wellington center
On 11/23/1996 at 10:54:18, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Collingsworth County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tex Winter - Basketball coach, Glen Hardin - Pop pianist, John Aaron - Former NASA engineer, Loyd Colson - Baseball player, Robert W. Mitchell - Zoologist.
Hospital/medical center in Wellington:
Airports located in Wellington:
Local government website: www.wellingtontx.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:
Public high school in Wellington:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Wellington:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.9%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.8% for Black residents, 51.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.9% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
45 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Wellington compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Wellington (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Wellington (based on Collingsworth County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wellington government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,324 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,375 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Wellington fatal accident list:
Jan 31, 2003 02:10 PM, Us-83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 2001 09:53 AM, Us-83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1989 07:06 PM, Fm1035, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1984 07:17 PM, 8th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1977 02:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wellington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wellington, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wellington)
Businesses in Wellington, TX