Wellington, UT Population

Population: 1,666. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,558 (-6.5% change)
Males: 817 (49.0%), Females: 849 (51.0%)

Carbon County

Zip code: 84542

Median resident age: 28.1 years
Median household income: $36,979
Median house value: $84,500

Races in Wellington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)

Ancestries: English (32.0%), Irish (12.2%), Italian (10.3%), German (10.2%), Danish (10.1%), United States (9.6%).

Elevation: 5413 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Wellington, UT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wellington

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellington city

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+2.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wellington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wellington:

  • PROVO MUNI (about 83 miles; PROVO, UT; Abbreviation: PVU)
  • SALT LAKE CITY INTL (about 121 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Abbreviation: SLC)
  • HILL AFB (about 139 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: HIF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Wellington:

  • CARBON COUNTY (about 5 miles; PRICE, UT; Abbreviation: PUC)
  • HUNTINGTON MUNI (about 19 miles; HUNTINGTON, UT; Abbreviation: 69V)
  • DUCHESNE MUNI (about 51 miles; DUCHESNE, UT; Abbreviation: U69)

Amtrak station near Wellington:

  • 14 miles: HELPER (1 DEPOT ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:

  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 61 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,632)
  • UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE (about 85 miles; OREM, UT; Full-time enrollment: 14,182)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY (about 90 miles; PROVO, UT; Full-time enrollment: 29,977)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 113 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 113 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 115 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 142 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)

Public primary/middle school in Wellington:

  • WELLINGTON ELEM SCH (Students: 360; Location: 250 W 200 N; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Wellington:

  • CARBON COUNTY BOOKMOBILE LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,838; Location: 150 WEST MAIN STREET (REAR); 25,473 books)