Wellston, OK Profile: Facts & Data


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Wellston, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Wellston had a population of 780 as of July 1, 2018. Wellston ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wellston is located at latitude 35.6942 and longitude -97.0634 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wellston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Town of Wellston (GNIS ID: 2413466) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Wellston is located within Wellston Division of Lincoln County.

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Wellston, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 780
Population in Households 780
Population in Familes 641
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 583
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $46,681
Average Household Income $59,148
Per Capita Income $24,189


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $78,161
Average Home Value $87,379


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% -0.03%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families -0.45% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Wellston, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wellston to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 285 61st
Population Density # 332 55th
Diversity Index # 648 12th
Median Household Income # 265 64th
Per Capita Income # 285 61st

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