Wellsboro is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,290 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wellsboro is the 434th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Wellsboro was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Wellsboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wellsboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wellsboro is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellsboro who work in management occupations (14.19%), office and administrative support (13.69%), and teaching (12.09%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Wellsboro spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.30 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the borough are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small borough, Wellsboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Wellsboro are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.86% of adults in Wellsboro have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wellsboro in 2010 was $28,894, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,576 for a family of four. However, Wellsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wellsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wellsboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wellsboro include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Wellsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.