Wells, New York

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Population in 2010: 674.
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 340  (50.4%)
Females: 334  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
New York median age:

40.7 years

Zip codes: 12190.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,812 (it was $29,107 in 2000)
Wells:

$51,812
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,443 (it was $16,174 in 2000)

Wells town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,689 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Wells:

$149,689
NY:

$314,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Wells: 100.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Wells, NY (2010)
    • 64095.0%White alone
    • 111.6%Black alone
    • 81.2%Two or more races
    • 81.2%Hispanic
    • 71.0%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (21.2%), German (18.5%), English (18.3%), Dutch (11.7%), French (11.4%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 177.2 square miles.

Population density: 3.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Wells, New York map

18 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.4%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wells town:

1.3% ($1,010)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (47.2 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (168.2 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (180.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Speculator, NY (2.7 miles ),
Lake Pleasant, NY (3.1 miles ),
Hope, NY (3.1 miles ),
Benson, NY (3.5 miles ),
Arietta, NY (3.9 miles ),
Northville, NY (3.9 miles ),
Stony Creek, NY (4.1 miles ),
Day, NY (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.43 N, Longitude: 74.29 W

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in Wells, NY in 2017
Wells satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Wells, NY residents
Average permit cost in Wells, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Wells, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.7%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Public administration (16.9%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Construction (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Wells, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.0%)
  • Registered nurses (11.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Wells, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 44.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0447. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0447
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wells-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the Wells town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wells-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from Wells 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 78.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Wells center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wells topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wells:

  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 32 miles; Johnstown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,043)
  • Adirondack Community College (about 33 miles; Queensbury, NY; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Skidmore College (about 35 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 36 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 46 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 47 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • Union College (about 47 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)

Public high school in Wells:

  • WELLS SCHOOL (Students: 188, Location: 1571 STATE RT 30, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Wells

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wells: Whitehouse (A), Windfall (B), Mud Lake Lean-to (C), Sacandaga Public Campsite (D), Wells Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wells include: Saint Ann Church (A), Wells United Methodist Church (B), Wells Wesleyan Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mud Lake (A), Owl Pond (B), Rock Pond (C), South Pond (D), Upper Pine Lakes (E), Willis Lake (F), Hayes Flow (G), Buckhorn Ponds (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Noisy Brook (A), Remington Creek (B), Towers Brook (C), Beatty Creek (D), Georgia Creek (E), Wilcox Outlet (F), Fly Creek (G), Pine Point Brook (H), Extract Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Leonard Volk - Sculptor.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.2%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

15.7%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.4%
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
21 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Wells:

Marital status in Wells, NY
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wells:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wells, NY (based on Hamilton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,6296
Other7621
Evangelical Protestant4458
Mainline Protestant3049
None1,696-
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: 3
This county:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

15.83 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

39.57 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

10.5%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

24.2%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
New York:

15.6%

4.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
New York average:

5.85%

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

Businesses in Wells, NY

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Wells:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wells:

  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRGR (102.3 FM; TUPPER LAKE, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • W207BP (89.3 FM; SPECULATOR, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Wells:

  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W04BK (Channel 4; SPECULATOR, ET AL, NY; Owner: PAGE HILL COMMUNITY TELECASTERS, INC)

Wells fatal accident list:

Nov 1, 2003 05:02 PM, Old State Route 30, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.6mTotal length
  • $16,320,000Total costs
  • 5,207Total average daily traffic
  • 503Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,336Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wells, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wells, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Wells) 135 Ranger Road (Lat: 43.381139 Lon: -74.308833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.9 m, Overall height: 20.1 m, Call Sign: KNKQ287
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • RS6_HAMILTON, 5 Mi. N From Wells Via Sr 30 On Sr 8 (Lat: 43.452500 Lon: -74.244167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPUZ446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.237 MHz, 855.712 MHz, 860.712 MHz, 860.737 MHz, 860.937 MHz, 860.962 MHz, 859.187 MHz, 858.137 MHz, 859.637 MHz, 858.362 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2002, Expiration Date: 05/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2010, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • RS9_Wells, 4 Mi. S From Wells, Via Sr 30 On Local Road. (Lat: 43.347500 Lon: -74.281667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPUZ851,
    Assigned Frequencies: 860.712 MHz, 859.187 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2002, Expiration Date: 06/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2010, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper, Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:
  • Lat: 43.402222 Lon: -74.294333, Call Sign: WPZX504,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2014, Expiration Date: 04/05/2024, Certifier: Brian Towers, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N2JYM, Grant Date: 01/15/1991, Expiration Date: 01/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2003, Registrant: John H Marsman, Wells, NY 12190
  • Call Sign: KC2ZRF, Licensee ID: L01614971, Grant Date: 01/26/2011, Expiration Date: 01/26/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2016, Certifier: Robert V Kaye, Registrant: Robert V Kaye, Wells, NY 12190
  • Call Sign: KD2EQN, Licensee ID: L01810106, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 08/27/2023, Certifier: Adrian J Collado, Registrant: Adrian J Collado, Wells, NY 12190
  • Call Sign: KD2FKV, Licensee ID: L01836386, Grant Date: 01/17/2014, Expiration Date: 01/17/2024, Certifier: Scott M Anderson, Registrant: Scott M Anderson, 143 Buttermilk Hill Rd, Wells, NY 12190
  • Call Sign: K2AYE, Previous Call Sign: KC2ZRF, Licensee ID: L01614971, Grant Date: 04/26/2016, Expiration Date: 04/26/2026, Certifier: Robert V Kaye, Registrant: Robert V Kaye, Wells, NY 12190

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT F21B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4418Y , Serial Number: F-1521, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Vito R Trustee Milano, Po Box 43, Wells, NY 12190, Other Owners: Gary F Trustee Milany
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/24/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8196X , Serial Number: 17248696, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard A Broiles, Po Box 487, Wells, NY 12190

Most common first names in Wells, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1479.8 years
Robert1076.6 years
George973.9 years
William974.7 years
James879.6 years
Joseph771.3 years
Mary777.3 years
Florence575.2 years
Mildred577.6 years
Charles476.8 years
Most common last names in Wells, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simons978.0 years
Craig879.9 years
Harrington663.5 years
Brown678.3 years
Earley575.0 years
Orr577.8 years
Hosley573.0 years
Kibler575.0 years
Buyce480.9 years
Ryan480.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wells, NY
  • 55.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.6%Wood
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wells, NY
  • 81.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 3.1%Electricity


Wells compared to New York state average:

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