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Population in 2012: 202 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 

Males: 92  (45.6%)
Females: 110  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79378.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,280 (it was $50,833 in 2000)
Wellman:

$48,280
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,214

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,370 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Wellman:

$61,370
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,745; Detached houses: $47,850; Mobile homes: $329,143

Median gross rent in 2012: $367.

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  • White alone - 117 (57.6%)
  • Hispanic - 83 (40.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wellman: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.4%), English (11.9%), Irish (11.9%), Scottish (9.3%), German (7.0%), Dutch (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 586 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wellman:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellman city:

  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

19 residents are foreign born (1.4% North America).

This city:  6.7%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,150 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $483 (1.5%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-14.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (22%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (47%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Wellman-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% 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 below Texas state average. It is 96% 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 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 Wellman center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from Wellman center
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Wellman, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellman:

  • South Plains College (about 37 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 49 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 50 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 81 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 137 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Amarillo College (about 153 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)

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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 2012: 19.4%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wellman, TX

Wellman compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wellman travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.77%
Here71.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelUnited Methodist Church
Adherents41.4%23.5%10.4%6.6%6.4%
Congregations30.3%3.0%15.2%6.1%12.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.9%3.0%2.8%0.9%1.0%
Congregations3.0%9.1%3.0%3.0%15.2%
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: 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 2007)
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 1$773
Water Supply 0$0 1$459
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,232


7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Texas average:

8.37%

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 Lubbock County, TX  1.72% ($27,422 average AGI)
from Gaines County, TX  0.35% ($19,692)
from Hockley County, TX  0.35% ($19,615)


8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Texas average:

7.44%

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 Lubbock County, TX  3.69% ($30,705 average AGI)
to Hockley County, TX  0.29% ($30,818)
to Gaines County, TX  0.27% ($43,400)

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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