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Population in 2017: 813 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 357  (43.9%)
Females: 456  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75976.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,908 (it was $21,518 in 2000)
Wells:

$31,908
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,012 (it was $10,639 in 2000)

Wells town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $68,393 (it was $30,900 in 2000)
Wells:

$68,393
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $83,928; detached houses: $87,074; mobile homes: $61,808

Median gross rent in 2017: $520.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wells: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.7%
(37.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 39.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wells, TX (2010)
    • 58674.2%White alone
    • 13216.7%Black alone
    • 486.1%Hispanic
    • 182.3%Two or more races
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wells, Texas as of September 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wells is 445 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Wells by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(752.8)
5
(614.3)
3
(373.6)
12
(1,513)
8
(1,001)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(250.9)
6
(737.1)
3
(373.6)
3
(378.3)
7
(876.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(501.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(124.5)
7
(882.7)
12
(1,502)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(125.5)
1
(122.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(250.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(368.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)198.2184.3105.9364.4341.7

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City-data.com crime index in Wells, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Texas average:

2.23
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Ancestries: American (11.5%), Canadian (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), French (1.5%), Norwegian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 323 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 425 people per square mile   (low).

Wells, Texas map

23 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This town:

2.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,318 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $475 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (62.1 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (91.5 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (122.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Pollok, TX (2.9 miles ),
Alto, TX (3.7 miles ),
Hudson, TX (3.7 miles ),
Kennard-Ratcliff, TX (4.0 miles ),
Lufkin, TX (4.0 miles ),
Kennard, TX (4.1 miles ),
Cushing-Douglass, TX (4.3 miles ),
Nacogdoches, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 31.49 N, Longitude: 94.94 W

Area code: 936

Distribution of median household income in Wells, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wells, TX in 2017
Wells satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Wells, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Wells, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.7%)
  • Carpenters (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)

Average climate in Wells, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wells-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Wells town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1974, a category F3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Wells-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 356.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 235.7 miles away from Wells center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 380.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 299.5 miles away from Wells center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from Wells center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wells topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wells:

  • HILLSIDE PLAZA (46 MAY STREET)
  • WELLS NURSING HOME (MAY ST AND SECOND STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wells:

  • SAN ANTONIO GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ALTO, TX)
  • LUFKIN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • ANGELINA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • COOPER COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • A CARING TOUCH HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • ANGELINA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • THE GRACE CARE CENTER LUFKIN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)

Amtrak station near Wells:

  • 20 miles: NACOGDOCHES (UNIVERSITY DR. & STARR RD.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wells:

  • Angelina College (about 19 miles; Lufkin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 22 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 60 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Kilgore College (about 62 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 62 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 65 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • LeTourneau University (about 69 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)

Public high school in Wells:

  • WELLS H S (Students: 91, Location: 160 RUSK AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Wells:

  • WELLS EL (Students: 225, Location: 160 RUSK AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Wells

Library in Wells:

  • RUBE SESSIONS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,946; Location: 298 RUSK AVE; 10,089 books; 14 audio materials; 149 video materials)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wells: Wells Volunteer Fire Department (A), Wells First Responders (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Camfield - Television personality, Mike Kearby - Writer, John A. Knight - Nazarene minister.

Cherokee 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:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
67 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Wells (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank of Texas, National Association: Wells Branch at U.S. Highway 69, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $451.4 mil, Deposits: $391.3 mil, headquarters in Nacogdoches, TX, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Nacogdoches Commercial Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wells:

Marital status in Wells, TX
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Wells:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wells, TX (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,87883
Catholic8,9174
Mainline Protestant2,74226
Black Protestant92211
Orthodox181
Other62
None21,362-
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: 6
Cherokee County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cherokee County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wells:

46.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wells:

40.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wells:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Wells:

49.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Wells:

74.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wells, TX 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
Sewerage 1$3,964$47,5680$0
Financial Administration 1$2,834$34,0080$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,741
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,725
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$38
Totals for Government 2$6,798$40,78810$4,504

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($195.57)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($94.71)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($81.18)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($44.28)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($34.44)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($9.84)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($8.61)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($6.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($4.92)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($2.46)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $181,000 ($222.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,000 ($56.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($9.84)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($100.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $135,000 ($166.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $80,000 ($98.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($15.99)
    Rents: $8,000 ($9.84)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($510.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($79.95)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000 ($34.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($31.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($166.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,000 ($142.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,000 ($57.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($34.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $194,000 ($238.62)

6.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Texas average:

7.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Smith County, TX  1.59% ($48,195 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.30% ($38,520)
from Harris County, TX  0.28% ($61,723)


5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Smith County, TX  1.81% ($55,262 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.35% ($37,000)
to Angelina County, TX  0.26% ($26,209)

Businesses in Wells, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wells:

  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFA (860 AM; 1 kW; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBA (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEE (1230 AM; 1 kW; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: TRICOM BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wells:

  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUEZ (100.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSN (96.3 FM; HUDSON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWOK)
  • KLDN (88.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LA. STATE UNIV.)
  • KYKS (105.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSWP (90.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KAVX (91.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN ED BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KYBI (101.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, TX; Owner: VERNA R. PHILLIPS)
  • KSAU (90.1 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBQ (107.7 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K201CV (88.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.,)
  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KVLL-FM (94.7 FM; WELLS, TX; Owner: RADIO WOODVILLE, INC.)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wells:

  • KTRE (Channel 9; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KFXL-LP (Channel 58; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KLUF-LP (Channel 5; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNCD-LP (Channel 2; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIBN-LP (Channel 11; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLNM-LP (Channel 42; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: MILLENIUM COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KHTM-LP (Channel 13; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Wells, Texas
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count25764
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents38127
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons8048
  • Fatalities29319
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents67512
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2304
See more detailed statistics of Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.7mTotal length
  • $6,000Total costs
  • 9,680Total average daily traffic
  • 1,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,290Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wells)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3.54 Km W On Fm 1247 (Lat: 31.479056 Lon: -94.971333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPKY292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 936.900 MHz, 937.425 MHz, 937.475 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: David Poole, Registrant: Oncor / Hcl, 1616 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (214) 486-5230, Email:
  • 293 Rusk Ave (Lat: 31.488056 Lon: -94.941111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQAD871,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.337 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 05/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2014, Certifier: Lynette Bailey, Registrant: Cara Enterprise Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • US 69 WELLS, 7442 Fm 1247 West (Lat: 31.483417 Lon: -94.959750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQRM605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 06/19/2023, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2013, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • US 69 WELLS, 7442 Fm 1247 West (Lat: 31.483417 Lon: -94.959750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQSZ879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2013, Expiration Date: 12/16/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • DA08845M, 7442 Fm 1247 West (Lat: 31.483417 Lon: -94.959750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQVS778,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • WELLS, 3.54 Km W On Fm 1247 (Lat: 31.479167 Lon: -94.971389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQZB537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Don J Clevenger, Registrant: Oncor / Hcl - Fcc Administrator, 1616 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (214) 486-5230, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K5DSU, Licensee ID: L00766367, Grant Date: 11/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2024, Certifier: Joseph P Gomer, Registrant: Joseph P Gomer, Wells, TX 75926
  • Call Sign: KA5DBI, Licensee ID: L01317614, Grant Date: 08/24/2007, Expiration Date: 08/24/2017, Certifier: Jeanette T Wynn, Registrant: Jeanette T Wynn, Wells, TX 75976
  • Call Sign: WD5CWA, Licensee ID: L01317613, Grant Date: 06/01/2017, Expiration Date: 08/24/2027, Certifier: Maxey R Wynn, Registrant: Maxey R Wynn, Wells, TX 75976

Most common first names in Wells, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2175.3 years
John1877.8 years
Robert1675.4 years
William1478.0 years
Mary875.1 years
Annie785.3 years
Billy571.0 years
George573.6 years
Charles570.0 years
Willie579.6 years
Most common last names in Wells, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1277.6 years
Doss1172.3 years
Smith1081.2 years
Mettlen975.1 years
Goodwin971.3 years
Brown879.5 years
Burke876.6 years
Bailey880.5 years
Burroughs781.6 years
Thompson779.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wells, TX
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wells, TX
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 20.6%Utility gas


Wells compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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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