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Wells, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

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

$149,689
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,062 - $256,265

Wells,NY index of house prices

Total population: 674 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 734 (1 farm, 733 nonfarm))

Houses: 848 (329 occupied: 262 owner occupied, 66 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

46%

Housing density: 5 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $208,940.

Median contract rent in 2017: $371 (lower quartile is $266, upper quartile is $421)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $569


Median gross rent in Wells, NY in 2017: $508

Housing units in Wells with a mortgage: 72 (0 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 102



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Wells, New York Age and Sex of Residents

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,756
  • In family households: 3,725 (929 male householders, 458 female householders)
    1,153 spouses, 956 children (897 natural, 24 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 50 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 31 other relatives, 90 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,031 (452 male householders (380 living alone)), 423 female householders (359 living alone)), 156 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 80 (2 institutionalized population)

771 married couples with children.
219 single-parent households (78 men, 141 women).

94.7% of residents of Wells speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 22 (3.1%)
(90.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wells, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wells, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 652 bedrooms
  • 1073 bedrooms
  • 434 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wells, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wells, New York
  • 4no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 203 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wells in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wells in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 962 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wells in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wells in renter-occupied apartments
  • 10no vehicle
  • 301 vehicle
  • 212 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wells, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wells, New York
  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 384 rooms
  • 665 rooms
  • 576 rooms
  • 347 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wells, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wells, New York
  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 224 rooms
  • 125 rooms
  • 146 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Wells, NY
  • Wells, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Wells, NY in 2017
  • 23,151Less than $10,000
  • 47,350$10,000 to $19,999
  • 53,329$20,000 to $29,999
  • 49,980$30,000 to $39,999
  • 50,004$40,000 to $49,999
  • 50,368$50,000 to $59,999
  • 66,734$60,000 to $74,999
  • 88,557$75,000 to $99,999
  • 59,941$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37,790$125,000 to $149,999
  • 36,654$150,000 to $199,999
  • 34,379$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 61.3%
Number of people working at home: 15 (5.1% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 33
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 41
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 20
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 35
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 34
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 9
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 10
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 39
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 26
  • 90 or more minutes: 12

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 230 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 28 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (1%)
  • Walked: 18 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wells, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wells, New York
  • 21995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 21965 to 1969
  • 14Before 1965
Ancestries in Wells, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 156 (16.8%)
  • German: 136 (14.7%)
  • English: 135 (14.6%)
  • Other: 100 (10.8%)
  • Dutch: 86 (9.3%)
  • French: 84 (9.1%)
  • Italian: 47 (5.1%)
  • Scottish: 40 (4.3%)
  • United States: 30 (3.2%)
  • Polish: 22 (2.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 20 (2.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 14 (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 12 (1.3%)
  • Czech: 10 (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 8 (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 6 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 5 (0.5%)
  • Slovak: 5 (0.5%)
  • Danish: 4 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 2 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 2 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 2 (0.2%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Ukraine
Wells:

33.3% (6)
New York:

2.1% (82,238)

United Kingdom
Wells:

11.1% (2)
New York:

1.6% (62,237)

Ireland
Wells:

11.1% (2)
New York:

1.1% (41,934)

Germany
Wells:

11.1% (2)
New York:

1.8% (69,327)

Hungary
Wells:

11.1% (2)
New York:

0.4% (17,401)

Poland
Wells:

11.1% (2)
New York:

2.4% (93,187)

Guyana
Wells:

11.1% (2)
New York:

3.7% (142,154)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 610
  • Other state: 101
  • Northeast: 50
  • Midwest: 12
  • South: 30
  • West: 9

73% of Wells residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 106
  • Less than 1 year of college: 18
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 28
  • Associate degree: 24
  • Bachelor's degree: 20
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 96
  • Less than 1 year of college: 9
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 52
  • Associate degree: 47
  • Bachelor's degree: 26
  • Master's degree: 9
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Wells marital status for males
Wells marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 638
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • Mobile homes: 115
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $72,923

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 14.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12.2%
Year householders moved into residence in Wells
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

8.3%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

20.0%
New York:

38.2%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability