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Wellsboro is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 3,285. Wellsboro is in Tioga County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Wellsboro offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wellsboro there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals and retirees live in Wellsboro and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wellsboro are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$156,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$629
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    154.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    31
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    31
    500.1
  • Theft
    371.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Wellsboro

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,958
National
$55,322
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Wellsboro Reviews

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This small town Pennsylvania is that kind of EXCELLENT that can only be proven with one phrase....
I WANT TO LIVE HERE.
Clean, healthy, conservative enough to get my respect...
I find it affordable, and what I love the most.....
Wellsboro citizens have some PRIDE in their eyes..... They know they belong in a beautiful small town and they are proud of it....
Thats something only those from small towns can understand.... And this town is somehow related to my hometown back there in cuba.....
What else could I say? ... Not much, just That if God makes it possible i will live the rest of my days in Wellsboro. Pennsylvania
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It's a quaint little town that branches out into countryside heaven. With mountains all around and fresh clean air to boot...I love Wellsboro, PA!
Wellsboro is a warm and welcoming town, with lots to offer. Including a movie theater, a diner, and a park, with a playground and a pool. There are also many restaurants, including Timeless Destination, Fox's Pizza, The Dumpling House, and many more. Wellsboro is also home to the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, with many hikings trails and overlooks. You may also want to kayak or canoe down Pine Creek. All in all, Wellsboro has many things to offer and something for everyone.