Wales, Alaska Population 2022

172
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Wales is a city located in Nome County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 172, it is the 203rd largest city in Alaska and the 24745th largest city in the United States. Wales is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually but its population has decreased by -22.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 222 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Wales has a population density of 75 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wales is $41,091 with a poverty rate of 39.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $73,100. 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: 99.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.45%
  • 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 172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 222.

Wales, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wales Population by Race

Wales Population Pyramid 2022

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Wales Median Age

25.3


Total

27.3


Male

23.1


Female

Wales Adults

There are 127 adults, (6 of whom are seniors) in Wales.

Wales Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

78.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wales Sex Ratio

Female

85

38.29%

Male

137

61.71%

Wales Population by Age

Wales Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wales Household Types

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wales Households and Families

3.6

Average Family Size

3.36

Average Household Size

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Wales Households by Type

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Wales Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wales Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$19,375

Average Earnings

$13,750

Average Male

$21,607

Average Female

Wales Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wales Language by Age

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Wales Language

71.72% of Wales residents speak only English, while 28.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 28.28% of the population.

Wales Language

Wales Poverty by Race

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39.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.77%

Male Poverty Rate

46.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wales

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wales is Native, with 39.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wales is Multiple, with 100.00% 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 36.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.84%.

Wales Poverty

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Wales Poverty Rate by Education

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Wales Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wales Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wales Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

12.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

9.8%

Male Marriage Rate

18.0%

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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7

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wales Veterans by War

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Wales Veterans by Age

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Wales Veterans by Race

Wales Veterans by Education

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28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wales Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

14%

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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98.20%

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 98.20% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wales Population by Year