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Wells River, Vermont

Wells River is a village located in Orange County, Vermont. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 325.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²). 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 325 people, 156 households, and 92 families residing in the village. The population density is 64.4/km² (167.0/mi²). There are 178 housing units at an average density of 35.2/km² (91.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.69% White, 0.31% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 156 households out of which 25.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% are married couples living together, 11.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.4% are non-families. 39.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.08 and the average family size is 2.67. In the village the population is spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 77.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.8 males. The median income for a household in the village is $28,021, and the median income for a family is $32,708. Males have a median income of $28,056 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village is $14,705. 11.1% of the population and 6.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.1% are under the age of 18 and 2.1% are 65 or older.