Wells is located in northeast Nevada. Wells is part of Elko County. Wells has 6.90 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wells population is 1,269, which has shrunk 5.72% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.20% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wells median household income is $45,556 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.10% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Wells median house value is $120,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.63% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.68% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wells is much better than the state average in quality. The Wells area code is 775.