Wellington, TX Population

Population: 2,275. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,090 (-8.1% change)
Males: 1,075 (47.3%), Females: 1,200 (52.7%)

Collingsworth County

Zip code: 79095

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $23,260
Median house value: $33,800

Races in Wellington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.4%)
  • Hispanic (25.1%)
  • Other race (13.2%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (11.6%), English (8.8%), Irish (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), German (2.2%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 2038 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wellington

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellington city

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

5.1% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -192 (-7.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Wellington:

  • COLLINGSWORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL (1014 15TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wellington:

  • HARMON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HOLLIS, OK)
  • SHAMROCK GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; SHAMROCK, TX)
  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 33 miles; CHILDRESS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wellington:

  • ALTUS AFB (about 67 miles; ALTUS, OK; Abbreviation: LTS)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 106 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 127 miles; FORT SILL, OK; Abbreviation: FSI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wellington:

  • MARIAN AIRPARK (about 3 miles; WELLINGTON, TX; Abbreviation: F06)
  • MEMPHIS MUNI (about 23 miles; MEMPHIS, TX; Abbreviation: F21)
  • HOLLIS MUNI (about 25 miles; HOLLIS, OK; Abbreviation: O35)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:

  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 118 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 141 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)

Schools

Public high school in Wellington:

  • WELLINGTON H S (Students: 166; Location: 811 15TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wellington:

  • WELLINGTON EL (Students: 251; Location: 606 16TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WELLINGTON J H (Students: 141; Location: 1504 AMARILLO ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Wellington:

  • COLLINGSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $155,296; Location: 711 15TH ST; 23,406 books; 1,510 audio materials; 987 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)