Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,233 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 1,426  (44.1%)
Females: 1,807  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

47.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,528 (it was $30,169 in 2000)
Wellsboro:

$44,528
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,350 (it was $18,096 in 2000)

Wellsboro borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,452 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
Wellsboro:

$171,452
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,490; detached houses: $185,201; townhouses or other attached units: $161,042; in 2-unit structures: $348,328; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,504; mobile homes: $104,554; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $70,546

Median gross rent in 2017: $744.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wellsboro: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wellsboro, PA (2010)
    • 3,11595.5%White alone
    • 411.3%Asian alone
    • 431.3%Two or more races
    • 361.1%Hispanic
    • 200.6%Black alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wellsboro is 236 to 1.


Crime rates in Wellsboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(88.9)
2
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(151.8)
2
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(181.8)
2
(59.3)
2
(59.8)
3
(91.5)
5
(154.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(236.6)
16
(478.3)
7
(212.6)
4
(123.9)
4
(123.7)
2
(61.5)
3
(91.7)
4
(121.1)
3
(90.9)
8
(237.2)
3
(89.8)
3
(91.5)
1
(31.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(1,538)
31
(926.8)
35
(1,063)
39
(1,208)
50
(1,547)
31
(952.7)
36
(1,100)
36
(1,090)
28
(848.5)
32
(948.7)
19
(568.5)
24
(732.4)
12
(371.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(88.7)
1
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
3
(92.2)
1
(30.6)
2
(60.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)91.196.987.8131.482.349.877.356.976.7137.688.954.072.8

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City-data.com crime index in Wellsboro, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), American (13.8%), Irish (11.1%), English (9.8%), European (5.2%), Italian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1830

Elevation: 1311 feet

Land area: 4.89 square miles.

Population density: 662 people per square mile   (low).

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania map

34 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,207 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,981 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (70.6 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (99.4 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (165.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Arnot, PA (3.3 miles ),
Mansfield borough, PA (3.5 miles ),
Blossburg borough, PA (3.6 miles ),
Tioga borough, PA (3.7 miles ),
Knoxville borough, PA (4.0 miles ),
Elkland borough, PA (4.1 miles ),
Westfield borough, PA (4.1 miles ),
Galeton borough, PA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 77.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,339 (+100.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,052 (67.4%)

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Wellsboro, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wellsboro, PA in 2017
Wellsboro satellite photo by USGS

Wellsboro tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Wellsboro, PA
Historical housing units in Wellsboro, PA
Most common industries in Wellsboro, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.5%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Social assistance (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wellsboro, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.2. This is better than average.

City:

60.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.182. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.182
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.612. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.612
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.137. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.137
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wellsboro-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Wellsboro borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/21/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.5 miles away from the borough center caused $200,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellsboro-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from Wellsboro center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 199.6 miles away from Wellsboro center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 262.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.2 miles away from Wellsboro 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 Tioga County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellsboro topographic map

Main business address for: CITIZENS & NORTHERN CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wellsboro:

  • SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 32-36 CENTRAL AVENUE)
  • BROAD ACRES HEALTH AND REHAB (1883 SHUMWAY HILL ROAD)
  • BROAD ACRES NURSING HOME (ROUTE 3)
  • CARLETON NSG HOME (10 WEST AVENUE)
  • CARLETON SENIOR CARE AND REHAB (10 WEST AVENUE)
  • GREEN HOME, INC, THE (37 CENTRAL AVENUE)
  • US RENAL CARE WELLSBORO (223 TIOGA STREET)
  • LAUREL HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (24 WALNUT STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Wellsboro:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellsboro:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Mansfield, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Corning Community College (about 29 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 39 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Lock Haven University (about 43 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)
  • Alfred University (about 44 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 44 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)
  • Bucknell University (about 59 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)

Public high school in Wellsboro:

Private high school in Wellsboro:

  • STONY FORK MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 47 STONY FORK SCHOOL RD, Grades: 1-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wellsboro:

Private elementary/middle schools in Wellsboro:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 103, Location: 53 WEST AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • IRVIN COMSTOCK SDA SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 1292 CHARLESTON RD, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Wellsboro

Library in Wellsboro:

  • GREEN FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $291,828; Location: 134 MAIN ST; 43,558 books; 2,195 audio materials; 1,393 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wellsboro: Wellsboro Fire Department (A), Wellsboro Firemens Ambulance Association (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Wellsboro: CITIZENS & NORTHERN CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Kelsey Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hoover Brook (A), Morris Branch (B), Charleston Creek (C), Kelsey Creek (D), Boyden Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Animaland (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Grand Canyon Road), Grand Canyon Gift Shoppe (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Grand Canyon Road), Chamber of Commerce (114 Main Street).

Hotels: Canyon Motel Fitness Center (18 East Avenue), Colton Point Motel (USRoute 6), Amway Products (Stony Fork Road), Garden Cottage Motel (66 West Avenue).

Birthplace of: Ed Schieffelin - Discovered silver in Tombstone, Polonia brothers - Film director, Benjamin Franklin Bush - Businessperson, William A. Stone - Politician, Dick Riffle - Football player, Kathryn Crawford - Film actor, Warren Spencer - Politician.

Tioga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wellsboro and their reported violations in the past:

THE ANTLERS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2005)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
TYOGA COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
TIADAGHTON CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
STONYFORK CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LEONARD HARRISON STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2012)
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
FROME ACRES RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ROADHOUSE INN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TIOGA CO COMMUNITY RESOURCES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wellsboro that have no violations reported:

  • HILLS CREEK STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

55.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Wellsboro in 2000:

  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Wellsboro (2011 data):

  • First Citizens National Bank: Wellsboro Branch at 1 Pearl Street, branch established on 2010/08/02; Weis Market Banking Center Branch at 201 Weis Plaza, branch established on 1996/10/31. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $877.2 mil, Deposits: $737.6 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, PA, positive income, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Financial Services, Inc.
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Wellsboro Drive-In Branch at 16 Main Street, branch established on 1969/02/10; Wellsboro Branch at 61 Main Street, branch established on 1969/03/31. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • Citizens & Northern Bank: at 90-92 Main Street, branch established on 1864/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/14: Bank assets: $1,312.5 mil, Deposits: $1,019.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens And Northern Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wellsboro:

Marital status in Wellsboro, PA
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Wellsboro:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wellsboro
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wellsboro, PA (based on Tioga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,56360
Evangelical Protestant3,40242
Catholic3,0005
Other2654
None28,751-
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: 10
Tioga County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Tioga County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Tioga County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Tioga County:

10.34 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tioga County:

9.9%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tioga County:

11.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.9%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wellsboro:

49.7%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wellsboro:

19.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wellsboro:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wellsboro:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Wellsboro:

57.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellsboro, PA Residents
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
Streets and Highways 6$16,838$33,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$29,835$59,6700$0
Water Supply 2$10,845$65,0700$0
Sewerage 2$10,783$64,6980$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,763$40,5780$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,100$61,2000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 12$3,315
Financial Administration 0$0 3$1,700
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$850
Totals for Government 19$80,164$50,63016$5,865

Wellsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $277,000 ($85.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($50.11)
    Regular Highways: $153,000 ($47.32)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($9.59)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $747,000 ($231.05)
    Regular Highways: $593,000 ($183.42)
    Sewerage: $451,000 ($139.50)
    General - Other: $448,000 ($138.57)
    Police Protection: $408,000 ($126.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($82.59)
    General Public Buildings: $202,000 ($62.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000 ($61.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($25.98)
    Central Staff Services: $68,000 ($21.03)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($12.68)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($4.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($3.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $1,460,000 ($451.59)
    Benefit Payments: $255,000 ($78.87)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $223,000 ($68.98)
    Corporate Bonds: $147,000 ($45.47)
    Withdrawals: $16,000 ($4.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($18.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($14.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $967,000 ($299.10)

Wellsboro government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $648,000 ($200.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($89.70)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($9.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($8.35)
    Other: $16,000 ($4.95)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.93)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $176,000 ($54.44)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $33,000 ($10.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $339,000 ($104.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($16.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($16.08)
    Rents: $22,000 ($6.80)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.78)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($2.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,022,000 ($316.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000 ($65.57)
    Highways: $80,000 ($24.74)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($1.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,134,000 ($350.76)
    Individual Income: $398,000 ($123.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000 ($32.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $56,000 ($17.32)
    Public Utility License: $26,000 ($8.04)

Wellsboro government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,813,000 ($560.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,647,000 ($509.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,000 ($51.35)

Wellsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $370,000 ($114.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $140,000 ($43.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,014,000 ($313.64)

4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bradford County, PA  0.34% ($43,127 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.34% ($34,556)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.31% ($54,796)
Businesses in Wellsboro, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1New Balance1
FedEx2Pizza Hut1
GNC1Rite Aid1
Goodwill3Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellsboro:

  • WNBT (1490 AM; 1 kW; WELLSBORO, PA; Owner: FARM AND HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellsboro:

  • W246AL (97.1 FM; WELLSBORO, PA; Owner: MID-ATLANTIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNBT-FM (104.5 FM; WELLSBORO, PA; Owner: FARM AND HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLIH (107.1 FM; WHITNEYVILLE, PA; Owner: GOOD CHRISTIAN RADIO B/CNG, INC.)
  • WDKC (101.5 FM; COVINGTON, PA; Owner: MID-ATLANTIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNBQ (92.3 FM; MANSFIELD, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCOG-FM (100.7 FM; GALETON, PA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQBR (99.9 FM; AVIS, PA; Owner: MAXIMUM IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSA-FM (96.3 FM; JERSEY SHORE, PA; Owner: CONVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Wellsboro:

  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
Wellsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wellsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.9mTotal length
  • $2,333,000Total costs
  • 64,956Total average daily traffic
  • 5,872Total average daily truck traffic
  • 94,810Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wellsboro, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 81930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wellsboro, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wellsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Wellsboro, PA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wellsboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in Wellsboro, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11181.7 years
John9976.4 years
William9576.3 years
Robert7374.4 years
Helen6783.8 years
Charles6374.4 years
Margaret6080.2 years
James5775.6 years
Ruth5582.7 years
George5477.6 years
Most common last names in Wellsboro, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7376.5 years
Campbell3379.8 years
Clark3282.5 years
Davis3178.6 years
Johnson2779.8 years
Bowen2678.6 years
Baker2575.9 years
White2474.7 years
Spencer2477.9 years
Young2376.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wellsboro, PA
  • 89.5%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wellsboro, PA
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity


Wellsboro compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 14 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • Robert Arnold Knowlton (2)
  • Herbert F. Ley (1)
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.