Wales, Alaska

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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

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  • 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
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
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Wales Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 152 100%
Male 80 52.6%
Female 72 47.4%
Under 18 58 38.2%
18+ 94 61.8%
65+ 5 3.3%
Median Age 26
Average Family Size 4.43
White 13 8.6%
African-American 1 0.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 127 83.6%
Other 1 0.7%
Mixed Race 10 6.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.7%

Estimated Wales Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 153
Growth 1
Growth % 0.7%

Wales Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 98.4%
Scottish 1.6%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wales 152 $39,583
Brevig Mission 276 $16,786
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Wales High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

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