Wells, VT Population

Population: 1,121. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,115 (-0.5% change)
Males: 548 (48.9%), Females: 573 (51.1%)

Rutland County

Median resident age: 43.3 years
Median household income: $32,361
Median house value: $93,500

Races in Wells:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (17.6%), Irish (13.0%), United States (9.7%), French (9.0%), German (8.4%), Polish (7.0%).

Elevation: 515 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wells

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wells town

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +217 (+24.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wells:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wells:

  • RUTLAND STATE (about 20 miles; RUTLAND, VT; Abbreviation: RUT)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 28 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; Abbreviation: GFL)
  • ALBANY INTL (about 63 miles; ALBANY, NY; Abbreviation: ALB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wells:

Amtrak stations near Wells:

  • 13 miles: FAIR HAVEN (DEPOT & WATER STS.)
  • 17 miles: WHITEHALL (MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wells:

  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,499)
  • SKIDMORE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,317)
  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,047)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 57 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,337)
Public primary/middle school in Wells:

  • WELLS VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 135 VT ROUTE 30; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Wells:

  • WELLS VILLAGE (Operating income: $9,829; Location: 5 EAST WELLS RD., PO BOX 587; 8,399 books; 160 audio materials; 130 video materials; 2 serial subscriptions)