Wales, Alaska Population 2021

151
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Wales is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 151, it is the 115th largest city in Alaska and the 17431st largest city in the United States . Wales is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 145 in 2010. Wales reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Wales has a population density of 66 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wales is $41,091 with a poverty rate of 32.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $72,500. The median age in Wales is 27 years, 29.3 years for males, and 21.5 years for females.

Wales Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waleswas:

  • Native American: 98.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • White: 0.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wales, Alaska is 151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 151.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 145.

Wales, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native18298.91%
Two or More Races21.09%
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Wales Population by Race

Wales Population Pyramid $2021

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Wales Median Age

27


Total

29.3


Male

21.5


Female

Wales Adults

There are 107 adults, (7 of whom are seniors) in Wales.

Wales Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77

Child Dependency Ratio

Wales Sex Ratio

Female

72

39.13%

Male

112

60.87%

Wales Population by Age

Wales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wales Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family73.7%26.3%
All74.5%25.5%
Female75%25%
Married100%0%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wales Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All553.3574.5
Non Family191.1673.7
Male174.4758.8
Married114.18100
Female8575

3.78

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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Wales Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22.13%
9th to 12th Grade1111.70%
High School Graduate5255.32%
Some College2930.85%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Wales Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wales Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American9279
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 0.00%.

Wales Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,500$13,500$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$13,750$15,625$
High School Graduate$17,917$12,500$21,750
Some College$26,875$14,375$35,000
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,500

Average Earnings

$13,500

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Wales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wales Language by Age

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Wales Language

71.60% of Wales residents speak only English, while 28.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 28.40% of the population.

Wales Language

Wales Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1785732.02%
Multiple22100.00%

32.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.82%

Male Poverty Rate

29.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wales is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wales is Native, with 32.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Wales Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or GreaterNaN%
Less Than 9th Grade38.46%
High School30.77%
Some College17.24%

Wales Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed20.00%
Male Employed14.71%

Wales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wales Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,250$41,091
Families$43,125$39,508
Married Families--
Non Families$20,625$21,174
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Income by Household Type

Wales Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

11.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wales Married by Age and Sex

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Wales Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wales Marital Status by Race

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Wales Marital Status

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10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Wales Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744
35 to 543
55 to 642
75+1
18 to 34

Wales Veterans by Age

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Wales Veterans by Race

Wales Veterans by Education

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30.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wales Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

13.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wales Employment by Age

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Wales Employment by Race

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Wales Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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96.74%

Born in Wales

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wales residents were born in the United States, with 96.74% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wales Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211510.00%
20201510.00%
20191510.00%
20181510.00%
201715110.67%
20161500.00%
201515010.67%
2014149-1-0.67%
2013150-1-0.66%
20121510.00%
201115110.67%
20101500.00%

Wales Population by Year