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People

Total Population 1,985
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 10.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,007
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 63%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,115
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 11.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,013
Median House Value $161,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
US/American 0%
English 24.9%
Irish 14.3%

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

Wales Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Androscoggin
Metro Area Lewiston - Auburn
Standard Zip Codes 04280
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.11
Longitude -70.09

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 LEWISTON
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station GARDINER
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station NEWCASTLE
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 22,916 $61,852
Greene 4,349 $69,605
Lewiston 36,356 $51,469
Lisbon 8,895 $63,464
Litchfield 3,600 $66,991
Sabattus 4,991 $57,500

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

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Wales High Schools

OAK HILL HIGH SCHOOL
E ROAD EXT PO BOX 400
207-375-4950
Serves 590 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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