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Wells is a township in Delta County, in the Escanaba metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Wells. For links to other places called Wells, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wells is 45.77N. The longitude is -87.157W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,044.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wells demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delta 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 49894 ZIP code.
17% of Wells residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $19,012, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Wells residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wells, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Delta 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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