Health and Nutrition of Wellington, CO Residents

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Forty nine percent of Wellington residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.2%
  • Larimer County 49.6%
  • State 48.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.6
  • Larimer County 21.2
  • State 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 4.2
  • County 3.9
  • State 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Wellington 2.0
  • Larimer County 1.9
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Wellington 2.1
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.6
  • County 4.0
  • Colorado 3.7

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Wellington resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Wellington residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 48 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.9
  • Colorado 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Wellington 16.3%
  • Larimer County 16.1%
  • State 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • Larimer County 21.2%
  • Colorado 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • County 47.8%
  • State 46.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Wellington 2.8
  • County 2.9
  • Colorado 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • Larimer County 2.7
  • Colorado 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Wellington 24.6
  • Larimer County 23.7
  • State 23.4

The average height of Wellington residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 183 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Wellington 67.3
  • County 67.1
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 182.8
  • County 179.2
  • Colorado 179.4

Average BMI

  • Here 28.6
  • Larimer County 28.3
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Wellington 37.0%
  • County 35.5%
  • Colorado 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 47.7%
  • Larimer County 46.7%
  • Colorado 48.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • County 36.4%
  • State 35.9%

Sixty six percent of Wellington residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty seven percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.9%
  • County 65.3%
  • State 64.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Wellington 26.6%
  • County 24.2%
  • Colorado 24.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Wellington 23.8%
  • Larimer County 22.1%
  • State 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Larimer County 2.9%
  • State 2.8%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 14.9%
  • Larimer County 13.4%
  • State 14.0%

Seven percent of people living in Wellington have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty three percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • County 8.2%
  • Colorado 9.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Wellington 43.4%
  • County 45.0%
  • State 45.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Wellington 2.3%
  • Larimer County 2.6%
  • Colorado 2.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Wellington residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Wellington 1.0
  • Larimer County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Wellington residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty nine percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Seventeen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 10.6%
  • Larimer County 11.7%
  • Colorado 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Larimer County 5.3%
  • State 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Wellington 69.9%
  • Larimer County 69.0%
  • State 67.5%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 28.6%
  • County 30.1%
  • State 27.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Wellington 17.4%
  • Larimer County 17.0%
  • State 16.5%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 23.3%
  • Larimer County 23.5%
  • State 22.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 44.6%
  • Larimer County 44.0%
  • State 40.8%

Seventy percent of people living in Wellington are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 70.3%
  • County 74.5%
  • State 72.6%

Sixteen percent of people living in Wellington have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty three percent of people in Wellington frequently check their blood cholesterol. Thirteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • Larimer County 18.8%
  • State 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 22.5%
  • Colorado 22.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Wellington 33.3%
  • County 37.9%
  • State 38.6%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 15.9%
  • State 16.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty one percent of people living in Wellington use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 40.9%
  • Larimer County 38.7%
  • Colorado 35.9%

Twenty four percent of Wellington residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty five percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Wellington 24.2%
  • Larimer County 25.2%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Wellington 24.6%
  • Larimer County 26.2%
  • Colorado 27.3%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 42.6%
  • Larimer County 42.3%
  • Colorado 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • Larimer County 52.2%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Wellington 27.0%
  • Larimer County 27.2%
  • Colorado 28.1%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Wellington 21.5%
  • Larimer County 21.2%
  • State 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Wellington 19.8%
  • County 19.6%
  • State 19.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Wellington 12.1%
  • Larimer County 13.6%
  • State 14.2%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Wellington 3.7%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.3%

Wellington residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.7
  • County 1.9
  • State 1.9

Eighty three percent of people living in Wellington have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.1 days per month on average. They have 5.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 25 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Wellington 83.3%
  • County 82.4%
  • Colorado 81.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Wellington 9.3%
  • County 9.7%
  • Colorado 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.1
  • Larimer County 5.2
  • Colorado 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.8
  • County 5.6
  • Colorado 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 25.4
  • Larimer County 23.3
  • Colorado 23.5

Ninety seven percent of Wellington residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty two percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Wellington have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Wellington were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 25 women. He has vaginal sex with 21 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on six women. People in Wellington were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Wellington has vaginal or anal sex 68 times a year. Fifty eight percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Wellington 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Wellington 97.0%
  • County 96.8%
  • State 97.5%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 93.1%
  • County 92.9%
  • State 93.7%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 89.1%
  • Larimer County 87.5%
  • Colorado 87.0%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Wellington 52.5%
  • County 48.4%
  • Colorado 50.1%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 7.0%
  • County 6.4%
  • State 6.7%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 97.3%
  • Larimer County 97.1%
  • State 97.4%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 89.7%
  • Larimer County 88.2%
  • State 86.8%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • Larimer County 40.0%
  • State 40.8%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Wellington 12.0%
  • County 11.6%
  • Colorado 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Wellington 16.7
  • County 16.8
  • Colorado 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Wellington 25.4
  • County 23.8
  • State 25.7

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 20.9
  • County 19.2
  • Colorado 21.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 20.7
  • County 21.1
  • Colorado 21.1

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Wellington 6.1
  • County 5.3
  • Colorado 5.4

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Wellington 19.1
  • County 19.5
  • Colorado 19.8

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Wellington 3.2
  • County 4.4
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 8.5%
  • State 8.7%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Wellington 68.4
  • County 65.5
  • State 65.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 58.1%
  • Larimer County 56.6%
  • State 55.0%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 11.3
  • Larimer County 11.0
  • State 10.8

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Wellington 10.3
  • Larimer County 10.0
  • Colorado 9.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.5
  • Larimer County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Wellington 83.0%
  • Larimer County 82.5%
  • Colorado 77.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of households in Wellington use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Larimer County 9.5%
  • State 9.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Larimer County 4.1%
  • State 4.2%

Wellington residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty two percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Wellington 6.8
  • Larimer County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Wellington 31.9%
  • County 31.3%
  • Colorado 30.6%

Fifty three percent of Wellington residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 53.4%
  • County 51.5%
  • State 52.0%

Twenty four percent of Wellington residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty three percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty five percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty eight percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Wellington 24.4%
  • Larimer County 23.0%
  • State 22.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Wellington 42.7%
  • County 39.0%
  • State 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Wellington 33.2%
  • Larimer County 31.9%
  • Colorado 31.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Wellington 24.8%
  • County 22.8%
  • State 21.1%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Wellington 47.6%
  • County 46.0%
  • State 43.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Wellington 6.1
  • Larimer County 6.1
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Wellington 2.5
  • Larimer County 2.6
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Wellington 1.4
  • Larimer County 1.3
  • Colorado 1.3

Eleven percent of Wellington residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty four percent are overweight. Nineteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eight percent of people living in Wellington have ever received a blood transfusion. Sixteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Seven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Wellington 10.7%
  • Larimer County 10.8%
  • State 10.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 3.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Larimer County 3.9%
  • State 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.5%
  • County 32.5%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 19.4%
  • Larimer County 19.4%
  • Colorado 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Wellington 8.3%
  • Larimer County 9.7%
  • State 10.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Wellington 15.8%
  • County 17.4%
  • State 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Wellington 19.8%
  • Larimer County 22.5%
  • State 23.0%

People with gout (%)

  • Wellington 2.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.2%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Wellington 1.7%
  • Larimer County 2.5%
  • Colorado 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 1.9%
  • Colorado 1.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Wellington 2.4%
  • County 3.1%
  • Colorado 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Wellington 6.5%
  • County 7.2%
  • Colorado 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Wellington 2.8%
  • Larimer County 3.3%
  • State 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • Larimer County 2.9%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 6.9%
  • Larimer County 8.1%
  • Colorado 7.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty percent of births in Wellington were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Sixteen percent of women in Wellington have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Nine percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eleven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Fourteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Wellington 59.9%
  • County 62.6%
  • State 63.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 40.1%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 36.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • County 99.4%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.8%
  • Larimer County 58.4%
  • Colorado 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 62.1%
  • County 58.5%
  • State 58.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Wellington 15.9%
  • County 19.0%
  • Colorado 19.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Wellington 8.5%
  • Larimer County 10.5%
  • State 10.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 80.0%
  • Larimer County 76.9%
  • Colorado 74.9%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Wellington 10.9%
  • Larimer County 10.5%
  • Colorado 8.1%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 16.7%
  • Colorado 18.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 14.1%
  • Larimer County 16.5%
  • State 16.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Wellington report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 43 percent of Wellington residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Wellington are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 58.2%
  • County 57.7%
  • Colorado 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Wellington 6.5%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 43.4%
  • County 39.5%
  • State 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 8.3%
  • Colorado 8.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Wellington spend $360 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Wellington spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $156 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $26 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Wellington $360
  • Larimer County $363
  • State $367

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Wellington 22.4%
  • Larimer County 22.8%
  • Colorado 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Wellington $76
  • Larimer County $76
  • State $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Larimer County 4.3%
  • State 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $156
  • County $154
  • Colorado $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Larimer County 8.0%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $26
  • Larimer County $26
  • Colorado $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Wellington 1.8%
  • County 1.4%
  • Colorado 1.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Wellington report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Wellington population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty four percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Eighteen percent of people in Wellington had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Wellington 81.8%
  • Larimer County 79.9%
  • State 79.8%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Wellington 80.0%
  • County 79.0%
  • State 79.4%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 95.7%
  • Larimer County 95.1%
  • Colorado 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • Larimer County 19.0%
  • State 19.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • Larimer County 42.6%
  • State 43.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • Larimer County 15.7%
  • Colorado 15.6%

Twenty percent of Wellington residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Larimer County 23.8%
  • Colorado 23.7%

Fifteen percent of Wellington residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Five percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Wellington 15.0%
  • Larimer County 16.2%
  • Colorado 17.0%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 19.7%
  • Larimer County 22.1%
  • State 22.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Wellington 6.4%
  • Larimer County 7.6%
  • State 8.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • County 8.8%
  • Colorado 9.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • Larimer County 6.1%
  • Colorado 6.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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