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Wellsville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wellsville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in York County at latitude 40.0513 and longitude -76.9407. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Wellsville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wellsville, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wellsville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wellsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Wellsville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 255
Population in Households 255
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,766
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $167,857
Average Home Value $201,485


Median Household Income $58,418
Average Household Income $78,698
Per Capita Income $32,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.24% 0.92%
Households 1.38% 0.95%
Families 7.1% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   4.59%
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.


Wellsville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellsville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1562 11th
Population Density1 # 764 57th
Diversity Index2 # 1491 16th
Median Household Income # 400 77th
Per Capita Income # 208 88th

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