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Overview

Introduction to Wellington, Kansas

Wellington, Kansas, in Sumner county, is located 29 miles S of Wichita, Kansas.

Wellington History

Wellington was surveyed in 1871 and was named in honor of the Duke of Wellington. In the early economy of Wellington, trading with the cattle herds was an important factor. In 1872, Wellington became the permanent seat of Sumner County, which was founded on December 20, 1870.

Wellington and nearby Attractions

  • Woods Park
  • Chisholm Trail Museum
  • Wellington Golf Course
  • Sellers Park

Things To Do In Wellington

While in the city, golf lovers can visit the Wellington Golf Course. The Chisholm Trail Museum is another notable place where tourists flock to. Woods Park and Sellers Park also offer a wide variety of recreational facilities. One can also enjoy a walk by the scenic Wellington Lake. The City of Wellington also hosts the Wheat Fest during the month of July every year.

Wellington Transportation

Hutchinson Municipal Airport offers air transportation services.

Wellington Higher Education

Colleges and universities such as Friends University, Wichita State University, Cowley County Community College, and Butler County Community College provide facilities for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,950
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens18%
Employed Population 16+3,407
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married47.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,013
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,127
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,363

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,321
% Above Poverty Level81.1%
% Below Poverty Level18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$655
Median House Value$73,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.7%
German20.7%
Irish12.9%
English9.9%
Scottish4.1%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch1.5%
Norwegian1.2%
African1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Austrian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Polish0.7%
Russian0.6%
Italian0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Czech0.3%
Arab0.3%
Swiss0.1%
Greek0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Wellington Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sumner County
Standard Zip Codes67152
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.27
Approximate Longitude-97.39

Wellington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWELLINGTON
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches
StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationNEWKIRK 1 NW
Distance31.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belle Plaine1,588$60,982
Geuda Springs178$43,750
Mulvane5,461$78,472
Oxford1,065$75,398
South Haven302$56,136
Udall644$47,400

Wellington Public Libraries

Wellington Public
121 WEST 7TH
Wellington, Kansas
(620) 326-2011

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Wellington Hospitals

Sumner Regional Medical Center
(Government - Local)
1323 North A St
(620) 399-1299

Wellington Public Schools

Eisenhower Elem
924 N Plum
ZIP: 67152
(620) 326-4340
Primary
Total Enrollment 238
Kennedy Elem
501 N Woodlawn
ZIP: 67152
(620) 326-4350
Primary
Total Enrollment 189
Lincoln Elem
104 South F
ZIP: 67152
(620) 326-4360
Primary
Total Enrollment 189
Washington Elem
1100 N Washington
ZIP: 67152
(620) 326-4370
Primary
Total Enrollment 172
Wellington High School
1700 East 16th Street
ZIP: 67152
(620) 326-4310
High
Total Enrollment 492
Wellington Middle School
605 North A
ZIP: 67152
(620) 326-4320
Middle
Total Enrollment 363

Wellington Private Schools

Wellington Christian Academy
205 N Hoover Rd
ZIP: 67152
Elementary
Total Enrollment 31
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