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People

Total Population 881
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 251
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,875
% Above Poverty Level 69%
% Below Poverty Level 31%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.4%
Median Gross Rent $499
Median House Value $0

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.4%
US/American 0%
English 13.1%
Irish 12.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wells Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles S of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles N of Houston, Texas
County Cherokee
P.O. Box Zip Codes 75976
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.488
Longitude -94.939

Wells Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NACOGDOCHES
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station LUFKIN ANGELINA CO AP
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station JACKSONVILLE
Distance 38.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alto 1,279 $23,600
Cushing 589 $56,250
Diboll 5,370 $43,963

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wells High Schools

WELLS H S
HWY 69 & 5TH ST
936-867-4400
A Title I School.
Serves 89 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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