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Wellersburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wellersburg had a population of 183 as of July 1, 2016. Wellersburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wellersburg is located at latitude 39.7306 and longitude -78.848 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wellersburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,375 feet.

The Borough of Wellersburg (GNIS ID: 1215601) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wellersburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wellersburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 183
Population in Households 180
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 226
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $175,725


Median Household Income $44,533
Average Household Income $58,614
Per Capita Income $23,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% -0.11%
Households 0.39% 0.0%
Families 1.97% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wellersburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellersburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1647 7th
Population Density1 # 1656 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1720 2nd
Median Household Income # 1130 36th
Per Capita Income # 1137 36th

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