Wellman, Texas

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Population in 2013: 205 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 86  (42.3%)
Females: 119  (57.7%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79378.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,056 (it was $50,833 in 2000)
Wellman:

$51,056
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,260 (it was $15,757 in 2000)

Wellman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $48,642 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Wellman:

$48,642
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $72,911; Detached houses: $51,144; Mobile homes: $191,029

Median gross rent in 2013: $330.

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  • Races in Wellman, TX (2010)

    Wellman races chart
    • 11757.6%White alone
    • 8340.9%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wellman: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.3%), United States (11.6%), Scottish (9.4%), Irish (8.4%), German (6.7%), Swedish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 595 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wellman:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellman city:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

19 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 1.1% North America).

This city:

5.3%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wellman, Texas as of April 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Wellman to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,235 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $624 (1.8%)

Wellman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (47.9 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (248.9 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (327.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Loop, TX (3.0 miles ), Seagraves, TX (3.3 miles ), Brownfield, TX (3.6 miles ), Welch, TX (4.4 miles ), Meadow, TX (4.9 miles ), Denver City, TX (4.9 miles ), Plains, TX (5.0 miles ), Seminole, TX (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 33.05 N, Longitude: 102.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

Wellman household income distribution Wellman home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-14.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (34%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Wellman, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wellman-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.3 miles away from the Wellman city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.3 miles away from Wellman center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.9 miles away from Wellman center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 274.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Terry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellman topographic map

Birthplace of: Randy Pendleton - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wellman:

  • APEX SECURE CARE BROWNFIELD (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • BRMC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • BROWNFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • ACCESSCARE BROWNFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellman:

  • South Plains College (about 37 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University (about 49 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 49 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Midland College (about 73 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Howard College (about 80 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 81 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 82 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high school in Wellman:

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Terry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.2%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Wellman compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Texas average:

14.4

Wellman travel time to work - commute Wellman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (39%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wellman city (based on Terry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,05929
Catholic1,7721
Mainline Protestant8124
Other5-
None5,003-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Terry County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Terry County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Terry County:

27.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,200
Water Supply 0$0 3$14,287
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$21,589
Totals for Government 0$0 11$40,076

7.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lubbock County, TX  2.01% ($26,066 average AGI)
from Hockley County, TX  0.34% ($34,077)
from Yoakum County, TX  0.26% ($35,700)


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lubbock County, TX  3.00% ($26,737 average AGI)
to Hockley County, TX  0.47% ($28,889)
to Gaines County, TX  0.37% ($38,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellman:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KIKZ (1250 AM; 1 kW; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: GAINES COUNTY ROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellman:

  • KPBB (88.5 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KLZK (104.3 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K214CB (90.7 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wellman:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KWGD-LP (Channel 54; WELCH, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K55IF (Channel 55; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K53GA (Channel 53; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Wellman, .5 Mile Sw Of Jct Hwy 62 & Rr 213 (Lat: 33.050417 Lon: -102.429556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQDZ476
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2005, Expiration Date: 12/07/2015, Certifier: Douglas Campbell
    Registrant: Ama Techtel Communications, 4909 Canyon Dr., Amarillo, TX 79110, Phone: (806) 242-3545, Fax: (806) 352-3327, Email:
  • WLLMNUN, 5th & Terry (Lat: 33.046750 Lon: -102.426333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQNH236
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/04/2021, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common last names in Wellman, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rex467.0 years
Adair273.4 years
Hoffmeier276.0 years
Mckee279.5 years
Franklin287.5 years
Bishop291.5 years
Hamm284.0 years
Cox256.5 years
Laster291.9 years
Parker273.0 years

Wellman on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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