Wellington, Texas


Wellington, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Wellington, Texas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Wellington, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Collingsworth

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area_total_km2 = 3.5
area_land_km2 = 3.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.4
area_land_sq_mi = 1.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2275
population_density_km2 = 644.9
population_density_sq_mi = 1670.4

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 619
elevation_ft = 2031
latd = 34 |latm = 51 |lats = 17 |latNS = N
longd = 100 |longm = 12 |longs = 49 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 79095
area_code = 806
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blank_info = 48-77152GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1371030GR|3
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Wellington is a city in Collingsworth County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,275 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Collingsworth CountyGR|6.

Geography

Wellington is located at coor dms|34|51|17|N|100|12|49|W|city (34.854616, -100.213626)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,275 people, 906 households, and 615 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,670.4 people per square mile (645.9/km²). There were 1,162 housing units at an average density of 853.2/sq mi (329.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.87% White, 6.95% African American, 1.05% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 13.23% from other races, and 2.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.10% of the population.

There were 906 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,260, and the median income for a family was $30,257. Males had a median income of $25,143 versus $15,368 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,997. About 17.4% of families and 22.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.2% of those under age 18 and 20.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

External links

[http://www.collingsworthpubliclibrary.info/ Collingsworth Public Library]

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