About Wells, KS
Wells, KS is located in Ottawa County in the state of Kansas.
The total City Population for Wells is about 2,904 with about 6 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $89,300, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Home Value of $105,672 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 53% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $50,132, which is roughly 8% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 13% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.36
Male Population Estimate: 51.8%
Female Population Estimate: 48.2%
Median Age: 41.7
Male Median Age: 39.2
Female Median Age: 45.0
Racial Demographic Estimates
Voting Results by Party
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wells specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Ottawa County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Ottawa County: About 58.5774 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Ottawa County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 80% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 8.82
The average living wage for the state of Kansas is $30.66/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Kansas a minimum wage score of 9.33 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Kansas a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Kansas is $160.23, resulting in a UI benefit score of 16.79 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Kansas does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Kansas does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Kansas does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Kansas does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Kansas does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Kansas does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Kansas does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Kansas does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Kansas does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Kansas does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Kansas does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Kansas does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Kansas does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Kansas does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Kansas does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Kansas does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Kansas does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Kansas does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 67467
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 1358.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 785