Wellston is located in south Ohio. Wellston is between the Jackson, Vinton county. Wellston has 6.97 square miles of land area and 0.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wellston population is 5,590, which has shrunk 8.03% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 1.83% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wellston median household income is $35,164 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.13% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.27% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Wellston median house value is $76,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.45% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 24.98% 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 Wellston is worse than the state average in quality. The Wellston area code is 740.