Wellsville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,533 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wellsville is the 340th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Wellsville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wellsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wellsville is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellsville who work in office and administrative support (13.38%), food service (9.82%), and management occupations (7.89%).
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.87 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Wellsville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.14% of adults in Wellsville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Wellsville in 2010 was $22,663, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,652 for a family of four. However, Wellsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wellsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wellsville include English, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Wellsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.