Wellington, Missouri

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Wellington, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wellington Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Wellington Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Wellington Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Wellington Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Wellington, Missouri

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 2 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Wellington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Lafayette
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64097
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.134
Longitude -93.982

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 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
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Wellington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 784 100%
Male 386 49.2%
Female 398 50.8%
Under 18 181 23.1%
18+ 603 76.9%
65+ 137 17.5%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.85
White 772 98.5%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.8%

Estimated Wellington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 783
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

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 32.1%
US/American 28.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
Irish 8%
English 6.8%
Italian 3%
Scottish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Swedish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Slavic 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
British 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Syrian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wellington 784 $41,071
Camden 209 $27,813
Henrietta 457 $40,357
Lexington 4,453 $39,583
Napoleon 208 $45,625
Odessa 4,818 $40,000
Orrick 889 $44,205
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Wellington High Schools (2004)

800 HWY 131
Serves 202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

Wellington Colleges

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