For population 25 years and over in Wellsville:
For population 15 years and over in Wellsville city:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,877 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (18.7 miles , pop. 92,962).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (37.5 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (420.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Edgerton, KS (2.2 miles ), Baldwin City, KS (2.6 miles ), Gardner, KS (3.3 miles ), Rantoul, KS (3.4 miles ), Ottawa, KS (3.5 miles ), Spring Hill, KS (3.7 miles ), Paola, KS (3.9 miles ), Eudora, KS (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 95.08 W
Area code: 785
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Wellsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+2.1%).
Work and jobs in Wellsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wellsville, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wellsville-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Wellsville city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/8/1966, a category F5 tornado 36.6 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wellsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from Wellsville center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lloyd Stearman - Aviator.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.9%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
45 people in nursing homes in 2000
Wellsville compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Wellsville (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Wellsville (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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Wellsville government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,899 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,068 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $157,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,840
Total average daily truck traffic: 128
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,478
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wellsville)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wellsville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2013.