Wellsville, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 1,781 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 
Males: 912  (51.2%)
Females: 869  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 66092.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,780 (it was $38,456 in 2000)
Wellsville:

$66,780
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,616 (it was $18,215 in 2000)

Wellsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,101 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Wellsville:

$140,101
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $143,425; detached houses: $143,578; mobile homes: $110,352

Median gross rent in 2019: $672.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wellsville: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wellsville, KS (2019)
    • 1,81089.3%White alone
    • 1537.5%Hispanic
    • 281.4%Two or more races
    • 170.8%Black alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Wellsville, Kansas as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wellsville is 283 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Wellsville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.7)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
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)
1
(57.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.7)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(608.6)
2
(118.1)
4
(229.1)
1
(57.1)
4
(231.3)
9
(481.5)
1
(53.7)
2
(108.7)
2
(109.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(277.3)
4
(222.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(913.0)
8
(472.3)
11
(630.0)
22
(1,256)
14
(809.7)
5
(267.5)
12
(644.5)
2
(108.7)
6
(328.0)
2
(110.3)
4
(221.0)
11
(609.1)
3
(166.4)
2
(111.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(1,887)
43
(2,538)
39
(2,234)
28
(1,599)
40
(2,313)
29
(1,552)
19
(1,020)
20
(1,087)
16
(874.8)
15
(827.4)
8
(442.0)
7
(387.6)
15
(831.9)
18
(1,003)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(60.9)
1
(59.0)
2
(114.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.8)
1
(53.5)
1
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
1
(55.2)
2
(110.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
2
(111.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(60.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.2)
1
(57.8)
1
(53.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index266.0162.9297.3163.3217.5181.4160.0132.684.245.242.058.1104.8101.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wellsville, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Kansas average:

2.41
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Ancestries: German (24.6%), American (14.3%), Irish (13.0%), English (9.5%), European (3.4%), Swedish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1039 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 2,126 people per square mile   (low).

Wellsville, Kansas map

30 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,551 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,362 (2.1%)

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 ),
Hillsdale, KS (3.6 miles ),
Spring Hill, KS (3.7 miles ),
Paola, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 95.08 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Wellsville, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wellsville, KS in 2019
Wellsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $148,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $195,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wellsville, KS residents
Average permit cost in Wellsville, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Kansas:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Wellsville, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (8.4%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Wellsville, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Printing workers (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)

Average climate in Wellsville, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wellsville, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.98
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wellsville-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 101% 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 significantly above Kansas state average. It is 564% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from Wellsville center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 211.1 miles away from Wellsville center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from Wellsville center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wellsville:

  • WELLSVILLE MANOR (304 W 7TH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wellsville:

  • BALDWIN HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BALDWIN CITY, KS)
  • ORCHARD LANE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BALDWIN CITY, KS)
  • BEDFORD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GARDNER, KS)
  • MEDICALODGES GARDNER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GARDNER, KS)
  • GARDNER COMM MED CTR INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GARDNER, KS)
  • MEADOWBROOK REHABILITATION HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GARDNER, KS)
  • RANSOM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OTTAWA, KS)

Airports located in Wellsville:

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Amtrak station near Wellsville:

  • 20 miles: LAWRENCE (413 E. 7TH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellsville:

  • Baker University (about 8 miles; Baldwin City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 19 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 20 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 24 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Wright Career College (about 27 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 34 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 35 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)

Public high school in Wellsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wellsville:

See full list of schools located in Wellsville

Library in Wellsville:

  • WELLSVILLE CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $88,208; Location: 115 W. 6TH ST.; 16,942 books; 301 audio materials; 1,095 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wellsville: Wellsville Wastewater Plant (A), Wellsville Police Department (B), Wellsville City Fire Department (C), Wellsville City Library (D), Wellsville City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wellsville include: Wellsville Family Workship Center (A), Wellsville United Methodist Church (B), Wellsville Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lloyd Stearman - Aviator.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
45 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Wellsville (2011 data):

  • Patriots Bank: Wellsville Banking Center Branch at 1008 Poplar, branch established on 1996/10/15. Info updated 2009/01/15: Bank assets: $92.4 mil, Deposits: $81.5 mil, headquarters in Garnett, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Garnett Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Wellsville Bank: at 112 W 6th St, branch established on 1885/01/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $35.2 mil, Deposits: $31.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Wellsville Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wellsville:

Marital status in Wellsville, KS
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Wellsville:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wellsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wellsville, KS (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,06922
Evangelical Protestant3,59028
Catholic1,3502
Other7034
Black Protestant1982
None16,082-
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: 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Franklin County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

30.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wellsville:

54.8%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellsville, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$14,562$43,6860$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,168$37,0081$1,768
Streets and Highways 1$2,594$31,1280$0
Water Supply 1$2,745$32,9401$1,460
Sewerage 1$3,099$37,1880$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,640
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$356
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$356
Totals for Government 9$29,168$38,8915$5,580

Wellsville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $510,000 ($286.36)
    Sewerage: $322,000 ($180.80)
    Police Protection: $282,000 ($158.34)
    Regular Highways: $245,000 ($137.56)
    Central Staff Services: $180,000 ($101.07)
    General - Other: $142,000 ($79.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($58.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($49.97)
    Libraries: $80,000 ($44.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($35.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($10.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($26.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,000 ($23.02)

Wellsville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $367,000 ($206.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($49.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($10.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($4.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $134,000 ($75.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $17,000 ($9.55)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($7.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($7.30)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($221.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $46,000 ($25.83)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Tax - Property: $671,000 ($376.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $197,000 ($110.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000 ($36.50)
    Other License: $17,000 ($9.55)

Wellsville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,124,000 ($631.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $992,000 ($556.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000 ($74.12)

Wellsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,103,000 ($619.31)

6.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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 Johnson County, KS  1.32% ($53,178 average AGI)
from Douglas County, KS  0.78% ($37,987)
from Miami County, KS  0.50% ($45,367)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Kansas average:

7.12%

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 Johnson County, KS  1.38% ($52,578 average AGI)
to Douglas County, KS  0.95% ($39,677)
to Miami County, KS  0.48% ($40,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellsville:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellsville:

  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBU (89.7 FM; BALDWIN CITY, KS; Owner: BAKER UNIVERSITY)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRBW (90.5 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KJHK (90.7 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Wellsville:

  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58CX (Channel 58; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Wellsville fatal accident list:

Nov 5, 2013 09:00 AM, Alley, Lat: 38.723739, Lon: -95.081186, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 367ft / 112mTotal length
  • $3,852,000Total costs
  • 176,454Total average daily traffic
  • 34,940Total average daily truck traffic
  • 109,597Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wellsville, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wellsville, KS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wellsville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 411 Main St (Lat: 38.720833 Lon: -95.079417), Call Sign: KNEN698, Licensee ID: L00048843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.725 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/1997, Expiration Date: 01/20/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003, Registrant: City Of Wellsville, 411 Main St, Wellsville, KS 66092
  • WELLSVILLE RADIOSITE, Bnsf Ls7100 Mp45.5 - Wellsville Radio Site (Lat: 38.714306 Lon: -95.083000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KAP273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2015, Expiration Date: 06/05/2025, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8962, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 38.768389 Lon: -95.085111, Call Sign: WPVL817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/11/2022, Certifier: Kristi R Knack, Registrant: Wellsville Usd 289, 602 Walnut St, Wellsville, KS 66092-8323, Phone: (785) 883-2388, Fax: (785) 883-4453, Email:
  • MP45.68 DED, Bnsf Ls7100 Mp45.68 - Ded (Lat: 38.713611 Lon: -95.086111), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.1 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQRS701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2013, Expiration Date: 07/19/2023, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • Lat: 38.719972 Lon: -95.081361, Call Sign: WQXH717,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2016, Expiration Date: 03/08/2026, Certifier: Tammy Jones, Registrant: Kp Electronics Inc, 415 Sargon Way, Suite F, Horsham, PA 19044, Phone: (215) 442-7460, Fax: (215) 442-7461, Email:
  • 40872 W 263rd St (Lat: 38.651333 Lon: -95.049306), Call Sign: WRJQ637,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.765 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2020, Expiration Date: 10/09/2030, Certifier: Michael Boehm, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wellsville)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 76 took place in 2012, and the least - 7 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wellsville, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.1%), and Structure Fires (19.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wellsville, KS
    • 47864.1%Outside Fires
    • 14419.3%Structure Fires
    • 9312.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 314.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wellsville, KS
Most common first names in Wellsville, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2374.3 years
John1877.7 years
Mary1882.6 years
Charles1475.6 years
William1373.4 years
Harold1169.8 years
Margaret1176.5 years
Ethel1183.6 years
Robert1069.8 years
Harry976.5 years
Most common last names in Wellsville, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1182.7 years
Rhoades1074.4 years
Good888.4 years
Bell786.0 years
Oconnor778.7 years
Brown779.9 years
Todd791.7 years
Neis683.7 years
Fiehler679.2 years
Smith677.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wellsville, KS
  • 81.2%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wellsville, KS
  • 75.2%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wellsville compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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