Wellston, MO

1,882 Population
0.9 square miles 2,043 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
2,043
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.4%
was 60.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.9%
was 3.9%
 
Percent Under 18
39.3%
was 36.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.2%
was 9.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
51.9%
was 55.3%
 
Median Household Income
$18,056
was $16,792
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.4
49.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
128.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
3,519.3
was 3,232.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,150.2
was 4,593.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
942
was 977
 
Median Rent
$879
was $772
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
656
was 677
 
Homeownership Rate
26.1%
was 28.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,022.6
was 1,060.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
37.1%
was 38.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.7%
was 87.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
60.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.9%
was 81.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
6.0%
was 6.5%
 

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