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Wells County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 368.1 square miles
Population Density 75.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 27,814
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 24.1%
65 and over 16.7%
Females 50.6%
White 97.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.4
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.7%
Veterans 1,840
Households and Housing
Households 10,904
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87%
Median household income $48,136
The per capita income $24,269
Live below the poverty line. 10.7%
housing units 11,643
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $112,500
Residents owning their homes. 78.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,311
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $221,300
Retail sales per capita $7,969
Manufacturers shipments $699,092
Merchant wholesaler sales $0