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Wells is a city in Faribault County.

The community was named for the wife of Clark W. Thompson
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Wells. For links to other places called Wells, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Wells is 43.746N. The longitude is -93.728W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,158 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,434.


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Median household income
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$26,463
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wells demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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43% of Wells residents report German ancestry, and 5% 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 $15,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% 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 $259.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $538.


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Libraries in Wells include Wells Public Library ... View libraries

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Faribault County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wells political report.

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The average commute time for Wells workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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