Wellington, Colorado Demographics

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  • Mayor
  • County
  • Elevation
  • Founded In
  • Named For
  • Total Land Area
  • Planning Square Miles
  • Population (2016)
  • Median Age
  • Households
  • Median Income
  • 2016 Budget
  • Revenue
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Troy Hammam
  • Larimer
  • 5,200 ft.
  • 1902 (Incorporated November 10, 1905)
  • C.L. Wellington
  • 3.5 Square Miles
  • 16
  • 8,500
  • 31
  • 2,950
  • $73,568
  • $14,277,52
  • $29,077,350
  • 3.4%

POPULATION

The 2014 population is 7,185. Population change since 2000 is +151.7%. The current population is male 3,160 (47.0%) and female 3,565 (53.0%). In 2013, the median resident age: 31.0, Colorado median age: 38.5. Estimated 80549 zip code population in 2011: 8,603. The 80549 zip code population in 2000: 4,809.

2010-2014 Annual Growth Rate 13.9%. 2013 – 2014 Annual Growth Rate 6.7%.
Wellington Population 7,185 (6.7%). Larimer County Population: 315,988 (5.5%). Colorado Population: 5,272,086 (4.8%)

2010 (6,309), 2011 (6,418), 2012 (6,517), 2013 (6,735), 2014 (7,185)

HOUSEHOLDS

Houses: 965 (932 occupied: 780 owner occupied, 152 renter occupied). % of renters here: 16%, state: 31%. Housing density: 545 houses/condos per square mile. Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $376,969. Median contract rent in 2009: $692 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $997). Median gross rent in Wellington, CO in 2009: $929.

Housing units in Wellington with a mortgage: 651 (91 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan). Houses without a mortgage: 62. Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,228. Median household income for apartment without a mortgage: $27,411. Median monthly housing costs: $1,339.

BUILDING PERMIT NUMBERS:

2010 (23), 2011 (21), 2012 (86), 2013 (145), 2014 (187) and 2015 (37 and counting)

HOUSEHOLD INCOME (2009-2013)

Wellington $72,621 |  Colorado $58,433

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,411 (it was $47,917 in 2000). Wellington: $66,411, Colorado: $56,765, and estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,514.

RACE ETHNICITY:

In 2013, the racial makeup of this selected area was as follows: white alone 5,810 (87.8%), hispanic 604 (9.1%), two or more races 140 (2.1%), black alone 17 (0.3%), asian alone 47 (0.7%) and native hawaiian and other pacific islander alone 6 (0.09%).

HOUSING:

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $195,516 (it was $131,300 in 2000). Wellington: $195,516, Colorado: $234,900. Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $209,073; Detached houses: $213,909; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,758; Mobile homes: $133,606. Median gross rent in 2012: $1,204.