The City of Wales is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nome (CA) Borough at latitude 65.6092 and longitude -168.0875. Nome (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Wales, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wales, Alaska.
The P1 Census Class Code for Wales indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the City of Wales (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wales: Eidannoo, Kingaghee, King-a-khi, Kingegan, Kingegan Mission, Kingeghee, Kingigamute, Kinigin.
|Population in Households||148|
|Population in Familes||125|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.36|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||53 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||25 (47.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||19 (35.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9 (17.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$141,667|
|Average Home Value||$210,185|
|Median Household Income||$36,149|
|Average Household Income||$39,913|
|Per Capita Income||$11,279|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||4.0%|
The table below compares Wales to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 222||38th|
|Population Density1||# 101||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 294||17th|
|Median Household Income||# 276||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 331||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.