Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,195
Nationwide Rank 7237

Quick Facts

Wells, Minnesota is the 7,237th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wells, Minnesota is a city.

Wells, Minnesota is currently 16.0% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wells, Minnesota's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7227 Royal City, Washington 2,205 19.9%
7228 Penndel, Pennsylvania 2,202 -9.0%
7229 Windham, Ohio 2,202 -21.2%
7230 Willamina, Oregon 2,200 19.3%
7231 Amherst, Virginia 2,199 -2.1%
7232 Graceville, Florida 2,199 -8.2%
7233 Adamsville, Tennessee 2,198 10.6%
7234 Waldport, Oregon 2,198 9.0%
7235 Upper Nyack, New York 2,197 17.8%
7236 Creston, Ohio 2,195 1.4%
7237 Wells, Minnesota 2,195 -16.0%
7238 Elmwood Place, Ohio 2,194 -17.7%
7239 Kershaw, South Carolina 2,193 34.7%
7240 Sewall's Point, Florida 2,193 12.4%
7241 Haverhill, Florida 2,191 47.9%
7242 Marionville, Missouri 2,191 3.4%
7243 Camden, New York 2,190 -5.8%
7244 Cimarron, Kansas 2,190 11.2%
7245 Hawley, Minnesota 2,190 16.4%
7246 Union, Oregon 2,188 13.1%
7247 Cordova, Alaska 2,187 -10.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5089 Watertown 4,386 40.2%
5091 Sauk Centre 4,379 10.8%
5258 Grant 4,149 2.6%
5264 Rice Lake 4,145
5283 Scandia 4,120 11.3%
5288 Goodview 4,109 11.2%
5290 Cold Spring 4,108 24.1%
5312 Wadena 4,075 -5.0%
5318 Columbus 4,065 2.4%
5320 Cannon Falls 4,063 3.3%
5340 Pipestone 4,034 -7.6%
5348 Park Rapids 4,021 16.9%
5353 Centerville 4,009 23.6%
5355 Le Sueur 4,009 1.1%
5371 Lonsdale 3,992 161.9%
5430 Deephaven 3,911 1.5%
5524 Independence 3,790 15.9%
5553 St. Charles 3,757 12.9%
5564 Bayport 3,735 17.9%
5574 Norwood Young America 3,723 19.0%
5595 St. Augusta 3,686 36.7%
5644 Eveleth 3,622 -6.1%
5647 Melrose 3,618 16.5%
5685 Newport 3,577 -3.7%
5732 Two Harbors 3,517 -2.8%
5767 Mora 3,470 3.5%
5781 Hanover 3,456 145.2%
5808 Perham 3,421 32.8%
5819 Zumbrota 3,409 20.6%
5825 Sleepy Eye 3,404 -6.6%
5839 Ely 3,387 -9.0%
5851 Annandale 3,370 25.2%
5855 Pine Island 3,366 36.7%
5894 Long Prairie 3,324 9.7%
5932 Plainview 3,291 3.0%
6000 Breckenridge 3,224 -9.1%
6001 Jackson 3,221 -7.8%
6047 Montrose 3,168 153.0%
6061 Rush City 3,156 48.0%
6080 Blue Earth 3,135 -13.2%
6134 Benson 3,091 -8.7%
6137 Pine City 3,090 0.1%
6177 Proctor 3,058 7.3%
6199 Eagle Lake 3,030 65.9%
6216 Afton 3,010 5.6%
6231 Greenfield 2,992 16.2%
6273 Staples 2,955 -5.8%
6276 Montgomery 2,950 5.3%
6333 Milaca 2,890 12.2%
6365 Mountain Iron 2,863 -5.0%
6423 Moose Lake 2,798 24.9%
6436 Chatfield 2,783 15.2%
6461 Osseo 2,768 13.8%
6484 Caledonia 2,752 -7.1%
6501 Cokato 2,739 0.2%
6509 Granite Falls 2,734 -12.6%
6525 Dodge Center 2,722 21.1%
6529 Cohasset 2,719 9.5%
6558 Albany 2,695 42.5%
6562 Roseau 2,693 -1.9%
6632 Foley 2,634 22.0%
6638 Sandstone 2,631 9.6%
6692 Barnesville 2,583 18.2%
6748 Rockville 2,539 5.2%
6760 Lauderdale 2,528 5.8%
6763 Glenwood 2,527 -2.5%
6798 Paynesville 2,494 8.7%
6803 Lake Crystal 2,493 2.9%
6824 Wabasha 2,481 -4.6%
6832 Le Center 2,473 8.9%
6843 Pelican Rapids 2,466 4.4%
6898 Spring Valley 2,421 -4.0%
6944 St. Bonifacius 2,388 24.8%
6954 Breezy Point 2,381 139.2%
6999 Olivia 2,350 -8.4%
7010 Crosby 2,344 2.0%
7065 Excelsior 2,307 -3.4%
7083 Pequot Lakes 2,300 27.7%
7103 Winsted 2,289 8.2%
7153 Janesville 2,259 5.9%
7161 Crosslake 2,251 18.2%
7176 Madelia 2,239 -4.0%
7197 Gaylord 2,223 -2.7%
7237 Wells 2,195 -16.0%
7245 Hawley 2,190 16.4%
7299 Arlington 2,153 5.0%
7348 Maple Lake 2,126 29.9%
7428 Mayer 2,089 251.6%
7482 Mountain Lake 2,061 -1.0%
7489 Tracy 2,056 -9.3%
7491 Howard Lake 2,054 10.4%
7526 Lexington 2,037 -5.0%
7533 Nisswa 2,034 3.9%
7555 Springfield 2,022 -8.6%
7557 Slayton 2,021 -2.6%
7566 Aitkin 2,016 -0.6%
7569 Eyota 2,015 22.4%
7635 Blooming Prairie 1,981 1.9%
7639 Hoyt Lakes 1,978 -4.9%
7655 Coleraine 1,970 78.1%
7861 Waterville 1,867 1.4%
7885 Hinckley 1,857 42.5%
7916 Long Lake 1,840 0.0%
7945 Lakeland 1,826 -4.7%
7948 Maple Plain 1,824 -12.6%
7988 Kenyon 1,806 8.7%
7993 Ortonville 1,805 -15.8%
8006 Spring Park 1,799 4.8%
8013 Gilbert 1,796 -2.6%
8027 Braham 1,789 38.2%
8030 Clearwater 1,786 106.7%
8077 Silver Bay 1,769 -14.2%
8091 Warroad 1,763 2.6%
8202 Lester Prairie 1,715 24.9%
8205 Rushford 1,715 0.4%
8225 Osakis 1,705 9.0%
8230 Mapleton 1,703 1.3%
8232 Canby 1,701 -10.3%
8341 Cologne 1,648 56.0%
8343 Aurora 1,646 -10.9%
8399 Lakefield 1,626 -5.5%
8410 Ada 1,620 -2.0%
8411 Rock Creek 1,620 43.4%
8531 Lewiston 1,564 4.9%
8538 Tonka Bay 1,561 0.7%
8555 Warren 1,554 -6.9%
8562 Avon 1,550 25.0%
8633 Dundas 1,519 159.2%
8668 Stacy 1,507 10.2%
8672 Babbitt 1,505 -9.8%
8707 Oronoco 1,496 57.1%
8745 Fosston 1,481 -5.9%
8832 Waverly 1,450 90.2%
8842 Richmond 1,442 19.3%
8901 Dassel 1,419 13.8%
8908 Madison 1,417 -19.5%
8915 Bagley 1,414 6.8%
8926 Dawson 1,410 -8.0%
8954 Red Lake Falls 1,404 -10.8%
8984 New London 1,396 30.2%
8993 Frazee 1,391 -0.7%
9054 Glyndon 1,373 30.1%
9062 Minneota 1,371 -5.6%
9086 Pierz 1,363 6.1%
9094 Grand Marais 1,359 -2.3%
9107 Winthrop 1,354 -1.0%
9115 Winnebago 1,351 -8.9%
9130 Rice 1,345 89.4%
9133 Appleton 1,342 -53.1%
9151 Hayfield 1,333 -0.2%
9194 Wheaton 1,316 -18.4%
9200 Menahga 1,313 7.7%
9248 Preston 1,299 -9.0%
9262 Clara City 1,296 -6.8%
9316 Spring Grove 1,283 -1.5%
9349 Medford 1,272 24.9%
9386 Mahnomen 1,259 4.6%
9406 Starbuck 1,253 -4.8%
9449 Cottonwood 1,239 7.6%
9462 Fulda 1,233 -6.1%
9493 New York Mills 1,224 5.6%
9500 Adrian 1,221 -0.8%
9520 Mantorville 1,216 13.7%
9552 Royalton 1,208 47.1%
9580 Spicer 1,200 6.7%
9608 Renville 1,191 -9.8%
9620 New Richland 1,187 -0.5%
9653 Goodhue 1,176 51.1%
9695 Grand Meadow 1,164 22.5%
9702 Madison Lake 1,163 35.3%
9732 Harris 1,156 2.1%
9746 Elbow Lake 1,151 -9.4%
9776 Fairfax 1,142 -12.0%
9788 Nicollet 1,139 26.5%
9866 Atwater 1,117 3.8%
9867 Edgerton 1,117 8.8%
9923 Dellwood 1,100 5.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,195 7,237
2016 2,225 7,180
2015 2,247 7,139
2014 2,272 7,095
2013 2,271 7,095
2012 2,289 7,056
2011 2,336 6,992
2010 2,343 6,977
2009 2,326 6,918
2008 2,354 6,866
2007 2,388 6,797
2006 2,422 6,731
2005 2,449 6,670
2004 2,503 6,561
2003 2,512 6,530
2002 2,554 6,461
2001 2,581 6,405
2000 2,614 6,346
1990 2,467 6,161