Wellsboro, PA Population

Population: 3,328. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,342 (+0.4% change)
Males: 1,488 (44.7%), Females: 1,840 (55.3%)

Tioga County

Zip code: 16901

Median resident age: 44.2 years
Median household income: $30,169
Median house value: $89,300

Races in Wellsboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (22.4%), United States (13.7%), English (12.7%), Irish (9.6%), Italian (5.8%), Dutch (4.2%).

Elevation: 1311 feet

Land area: 4.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wellsboro

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellsboro borough

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2.0% Foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -176 (-5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Wellsboro:

  • SOLDIERS & SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (32-36 CENTRAL AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wellsboro:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wellsboro:

  • ELMIRA/CORNING REGIONAL (about 41 miles; ELMIRA/CORNING, NY; Abbreviation: ELM)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 45 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 73 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wellsboro:

  • GRAND CANYON STATE (about 6 miles; WELLSBORO, PA; Abbreviation: N38)
  • ECHO (about 15 miles; MORRIS, PA; Abbreviation: PN0)
  • CORNING-PAINTED POST (about 33 miles; CORNING, NY; Abbreviation: 7N1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellsboro:

  • MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 17 miles; MANSFIELD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,831)
  • CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CORNING, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,797)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 40 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 43 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT ALFRED (about 49 miles; ALFRED, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,588)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • ITHACA COLLEGE (about 74 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,052)

Schools

Public high school in Wellsboro:

  • WELLSBORO AREA HS (Students: 588; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Wellsboro:

  • LIVING WORD ACADEMY (Students: 37; Location: RD 2 BOX 230 CHARLESTON RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wellsboro:

  • ROCK L BUTLER MS (Students: 540; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • DON GILL EL SCH (Students: 322; Grades: 02 – 04)
  • CHARLOTTE LAPPLA EL SCH (Students: 210; Grades: KG – 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Wellsboro:

  • STONEY FORK MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: RD 5 BOX 243; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • IRVIN COMSTOCK SDA SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: RD 2 BOX 229 CHARLESTON RD; Grades: KG – 9)

Libraries

Library in Wellsboro:

  • GREEN FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $235,275; Location: 134 MAIN ST; 33,351 books; 1,787 audio materials; 239 video materials; 151 serial subscriptions)

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