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People

Total Population881
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+251
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married39.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
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 Level69%
% Below Poverty Level31%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$499
Median House Value$0

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.4%
US/American0%
English13.1%
Irish12.9%

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

Wells Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 63 miles S of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City122 miles N of Houston, Texas
CountyCherokee
P.O. Box Zip Codes75976
Phone Area Codes936
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude31.488
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)

StationNACOGDOCHES
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp55 to 76 F
Jul Temp74 to 94 F
Oct Temp56 to 79 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationLUFKIN ANGELINA CO AP
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 59 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE
Distance38.3 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip46 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alto1,279$23,600
Cushing589$56,250
Diboll5,370$43,963

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

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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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