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STATS Indiana
1990 Census of Population and Housing Page 1 040 Indiana 050 Wells County Total population.............................................. 25,948 SEX Male............................................................. 12,592 Female........................................................... 13,356 AGE Under 5 years.................................................... 2,002 5 to 17 years.................................................... 5,376 18 to 20 years................................................... 976 21 to 24 years................................................... 1,230 25 to 44 years................................................... 7,992 45 to 54 years................................................... 2,658 55 to 59 years................................................... 1,047 60 to 64 years................................................... 1,164 65 to 74 years................................................... 1,934 75 to 84 years................................................... 1,121 85 years and over................................................ 448 Median age....................................................... 33.1 Under 18 years...................................................... 7,378 Percent of total population...................................... 28.4 65 years and over................................................... 3,503 Percent of total population...................................... 13.5 HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE Total households.................................................... 9,438 Family households (families)..................................... 7,249 Married-couple families....................................... 6,323 Percent of total households................................ 67.0 Other family, male householder................................ 216 Other family, female householder.............................. 710 Nonfamily households............................................. 2,189 Percent of total households................................ 23.2 Householder living alone...................................... 1,973 Householder 65 years and over.............................. 962 Persons living in households..................................... 25,498 Persons per household............................................ 2.70 GROUP QUARTERS Persons living in group quarters................................. 450 Institutionalized persons..................................... 440 Other persons in group quarters............................... 10 RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN White............................................................ 25,758 Black............................................................ 10 Percent of total population................................... 0.0 American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut................................ 40 Percent of total population................................... 0.2 Asian or Pacific Islander........................................ 41 Percent of total population................................... 0.2 Other race....................................................... 99 Hispanic origin (of any race).................................... 262 Percent of total population................................... 1.0 1990 Census of Population and Housing Page 2 040 Indiana 050 Wells County Total housing units........................................... 9,928 OCCUPANCY AND TENURE Occupied housing units........................................... 9,438 Owner occupied................................................ 7,443 Percent owner occupied..................................... 78.9 Renter occupied............................................... 1,995 Vacant housing units............................................. 490 For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use................. 36 Homeowner vacancy rate (percent).................................. 1.2 Rental vacancy rate (percent)..................................... 4.8 Persons per owner-occupied unit.................................. 2.79 Persons per renter-occupied unit................................. 2.38 Units with over 1 person per room................................ 117 UNITS IN STRUCTURE 1-unit, detached................................................. 7,828 1-unit, attached................................................. 62 2 to 4 units..................................................... 484 5 to 9 units..................................................... 316 10 or more units................................................. 196 Mobile home, trailer, other...................................... 1,042 VALUE Specified owner-occupied units................................... 5,068 Less than $50,000............................................. 2,332 $50,000 to $99,000............................................ 2,310 $100,000 to $149,000.......................................... 332 $150,000 to $199,999.......................................... 70 $200,000 to $299,999.......................................... 20 $300,000 or more.............................................. 4 Median (dollars).............................................. 53,000 CONTRACT RENT Specified renter-occupied units paying cash rent................. 1,640 Less than $250................................................ 917 $250 to $499.................................................. 713 $500 to $749.................................................. 7 $750 to $999.................................................. 1 $1,000 or more................................................ 2 Median (dollars).............................................. 236 RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN OF HOUSEHOLDER Occupied housing units........................................... 9,438 White......................................................... 9,380 Black......................................................... 4 Percent of occupied units.................................. 0.0 American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut............................. 13 Percent of occupied units.................................. 0.1 Asian or Pacific Islander..................................... 9 Percent of occupied units.................................. 0.1 Other race.................................................... 32 Hispanic origin (of any race)................................. 74 Percent of occupied units.................................. 0.8

 

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, STF1A Profile. Prepared by the Indiana Business Research Center at the Indiana University School of Business.