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People

Total Population 155
Male Share of the Population 63.9%
Female Share of the Population 36.1%
Senior Citizens 6.5%
Employed Population 16+ 63
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 18.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,250
% Above Poverty Level 65.2%
% Below Poverty Level 34.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 52.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 47.4%
Median Gross Rent $571
Median House Value $0

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 98.7%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wales Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 622 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Nome
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99783
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 65.66
Longitude -167.43

Wales Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WALES
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 7 F
Apr Temp 3 to 16 F
Jul Temp 43 to 52 F
Oct Temp 25 to 33 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station NOME AP
Distance 97.9 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 13 F
Apr Temp 12 to 27 F
Jul Temp 47 to 59 F
Oct Temp 23 to 34 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station GALENA AP
Distance 310.9 miles
Jan Temp -16 to -1 F
Apr Temp 14 to 34 F
Jul Temp 52 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 29 F
Annual Precip 13 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brevig Mission 442 $28,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wales High Schools

WALES SCHOOL
490 MAIN STREET
907-664-3021
A Title I School.
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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