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People

Total Population 2,573
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,402
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 65.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.2%
Median Earnings25+ $47,614
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,983

Wealth

Median Family Income $101,012
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,062
Median House Value $279,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 12.1%

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

Wales Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles W of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Waukesha
Standard Zip Codes 53183
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.004
Longitude -88.376

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 WAUKESHA
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station WEST ALLIS
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 54 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Station GERMANTOWN
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Delafield 7,168 $109,242
Dousman 2,412 $73,750
Hartland 9,187 $92,330
Nashotah 1,452 $127,188
North Prairie 2,281 $90,714

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

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Wales High Schools

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KETTLE MORAINE HI
349 OAK CREST DR
262-968-6200
Serves 1,491 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

ETHAN ALLEN SCHOOL
PO BOX 900
262-646-3341
A Non-traditional School
Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.3

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