Total Population155
Male Share of the Population63.9%
Female Share of the Population36.1%
Senior Citizens6.5%
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population26


% of people married18.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher4.9%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$36,250
% Above Poverty Level65.2%
% Below Poverty Level34.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time8 minutes
% Working from Home9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work52.4%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone47.4%
Median Gross Rent$571
Median House Value$0


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)98.7%
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Wales Almanac

Nearest Large City622 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Nome Census Area
P.O. Box Zip Codes99783
Phone Area Codes907
Time ZoneAmerica/Nome
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Wales Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp-7 to 7 F
Apr Temp3 to 16 F
Jul Temp43 to 52 F
Oct Temp25 to 33 F
Annual Precip11.4 inches
StationNOME AP
Distance97.9 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 13 F
Apr Temp12 to 27 F
Jul Temp47 to 59 F
Oct Temp23 to 34 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches
Distance310.9 miles
Jan Temp-16 to -1 F
Apr Temp14 to 34 F
Jul Temp52 to 69 F
Oct Temp17 to 29 F
Annual Precip13 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brevig Mission442$28,750
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Wales Public Schools

Wales School
490 Main St
(907) 664-3021
Total Enrollment 40
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