Wellington, Kentucky

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Wellington, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wellington Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Wellington Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Wellington College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Wellington People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Wellington Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Wellington Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Wellington Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Wellington Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Wellington, Kentucky

Comparing Wellington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Wellington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 52 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Menifee
Standard Zip Codes 40387
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.914
Longitude -83.511

Wellington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station FARMERS 2 S
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
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Wellington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 561 100%
Male 256 45.6%
Female 305 54.4%
Under 18 116 20.7%
18+ 445 79.3%
65+ 98 17.5%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.77
White 545 97.1%
African-American 8 1.4%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 2.7%

Estimated Wellington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 556
Growth -5
Growth % -0.9%

Wellington 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 31.3%
English 15.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
Irish 11.6%
Scotch-Irish 6.6%
Italian 4.6%
US/American 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Scottish 2.7%
European 2.3%
Russian 1.8%
Swedish 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Pomeroyton (40387)

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)
Wellington 561 $67,500
Campton 424 $21,528
Frenchburg 551 $28,333
Jeffersonville 1,804 $33,355
Morehead 5,914 $34,375
Salt Lick 342 $27,159
West Liberty 3,277 $30,875
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