Wellman, Iowa

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Wellman, Iowa

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High Points

Wellman strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 18% Wellman Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Wellman, Iowa

Comparing Wellman to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6

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Wellman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 212 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 52356
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.464
Longitude -91.838

Wellman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Wellman Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,393 100%
Male 677 48.6%
Female 716 51.4%
Under 18 345 24.8%
18+ 1,048 75.2%
65+ 340 24.4%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,375 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 12 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.4%

Estimated Wellman Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,470
Growth 77
Growth % 5.5%

Wellman Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 44.9%
US/American 14.4%
Irish 8.4%
English 7.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Swiss 3.4%
French (except Basque) 3%
Swedish 2.1%
Czech 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Russian 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Norwegian 1%
European 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Italian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Iranian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wellman, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Daytonville (52356)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wellman 1,393 $40,568
Harper 134 $38,594
Kalona 2,293 $45,897
Keota 1,025 $43,393
North English 991 $43,162
Parnell 220 $47,500
West Chester 159 $41,250

Wellman Public Libraries

Wellman-scofield Public Library
711 4TH ST.
Wellman, Iowa
(319) 646-6858
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Wellman High Schools (2004)

1636 HIGHWAY 22 E
Serves 328 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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