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Demographics

People

Total Population1,377
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+686
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.2%
Median Earnings25+$28,229
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,118
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.5%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$699
Median House Value$118,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.7%
German13.2%
Irish10.5%
English8.6%
Italian2.3%
Dutch2.3%
Scottish2.1%
Swedish1.6%
Danishn1.4%
French Except Basque1%
Russian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Moroccan0.5%
Arab0.5%
Swiss0.2%
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Wells Almanac

CategoryValue
County Elko County
Standard Zip Codes89835
Phone Area Codes775
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude41.35
Approximate Longitude-114.8

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)

StationWELLS
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 37 F
Apr Temp28 to 57 F
Jul Temp48 to 87 F
Oct Temp28 to 63 F
Annual Precip10.2 inches
StationARTHUR 4 NW
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp49 to 82 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip14.8 inches
StationOASIS
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp8 to 34 F
Apr Temp27 to 55 F
Jul Temp49 to 86 F
Oct Temp27 to 61 F
Annual Precip8.1 inches

Wells Public Schools

Wells Elementary School
1378 Lake Avenue
ZIP: 89835
(775) 752-3837
Primary
Total Enrollment 188
Wells High School
1129 Lake Ave.
ZIP: 89835
(775) 752-3837
High
Total Enrollment 114
Wells Junior High School
1129 Lake Avenue
ZIP: 89835
(775) 752-3837
Middle
Total Enrollment 48
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