Wellington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 7,987 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wellington is the 42nd largest community in Kansas.
Wellington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wellington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellington who work in office and administrative support (13.43%), food service (10.79%), and sales jobs (9.34%).
One of the benefits of Wellington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.23 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Wellington citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.00% of adults 25 and older in Wellington have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wellington in 2010 was $23,521, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,084 for a family of four. However, Wellington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wellington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wellington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wellington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wellington include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Wellington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.