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Wells is a town in Hamilton County.
The community was named for Joshua Wells, settler
The latitude of Wells is 43.395N. The longitude is -74.29W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,696 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 737.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wells demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12842 ZIP code.
15% of Wells residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wells ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wells was $16,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Wells residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wells, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wells political report.
The average commute time for Wells workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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