Wellsville is a city in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,217 at the 2010 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,423 people, 533 households, and 346 families residing in the city. The population density was 999.8 people per square mile (386.9/km²). There were 604 housing units at an average density of 424.4 per square mile (164.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.18% White, 4.43% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.
There were 533 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.9% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,260, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,817. About 14.8% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.7% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over.
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