Wales, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,838.
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 931  (50.7%)
Females: 907  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01081.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,692 (it was $48,906 in 2000)
Wales:

$63,692
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,281 (it was $21,267 in 2000)

Wales town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $197,782 (it was $107,700 in 2000)
Wales:

$197,782
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $245,848; detached houses: $250,098; townhouses or other attached units: $192,340; in 2-unit structures: $207,670; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,236; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $476,760; mobile homes: $66,796
March 2019 cost of living index in Wales: 127.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Wales, MA (2010)
    • 1,76195.8%White alone
    • 291.6%Hispanic
    • 241.3%Two or more races
    • 170.9%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

Races in Wales detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wales, Massachusetts as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wales is 1,838 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wales by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(107.9)
1
(53.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
1
(53.4)
1
(53.1)
2
(106.0)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(107.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.1)
3
(162.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(213.7)
1
(53.1)
1
(53.0)
2
(104.9)
3
(157.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(167.3)
5
(269.8)
3
(161.6)
4
(212.2)
3
(162.2)
5
(269.5)
4
(213.7)
8
(424.6)
10
(529.9)
3
(157.4)
2
(105.3)
7
(368.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(106.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.0)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)6.744.317.212.234.121.642.731.350.344.157.4124.1

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City-data.com crime index in Wales, MA

Crime rate in Wales detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: French (21.0%), Irish (20.1%), German (11.3%), English (11.0%), Italian (10.7%), Polish (10.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 949 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

Wales, Massachusetts map

24 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wales town:

1.5% ($1,646)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MA (16.5 miles , pop. 152,082).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (61.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (119.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Holland, MA (2.1 miles ),
Brimfield, MA (2.2 miles ),
Monson Center, MA (2.2 miles ),
Monson, MA (2.2 miles ),
Union, CT (2.4 miles ),
Stafford, CT (2.7 miles ),
Fiskdale, MA (2.7 miles ),
Stafford Springs, CT (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 72.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 413

Distribution of median household income in Wales, MA in 2017
Wales satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $212,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $212,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $125,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Wales, MA residents
Average permit cost in Wales, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Wales, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Paper (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Wales, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Wales, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wales, Massachusetts average temperatures Wales, Massachusetts average precipitation Wales, Massachusetts humidity Wales, Massachusetts wind speed Wales, Massachusetts snowfall Wales, Massachusetts sunshine Wales, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.4. This is about average.

City:

72.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.43. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wales-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Wales town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 28.6 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wales-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from Wales center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from Wales center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from Wales center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wales topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wales:

  • MONSON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • PALMER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF PALMER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • WING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PALMER, MA)
  • HARRINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)
  • EVERGREEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT)

Amtrak station near Wales:

  • 19 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wales:

  • Western New England University (about 16 miles; Springfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,477)
  • Springfield College (about 17 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • American International College (about 18 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,733)
  • University of Connecticut (about 18 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 22,037)
  • Bay Path College (about 18 miles; Longmeadow, MA; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 19 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,750)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 23 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public elementary/middle school in Wales:

See full list of schools located in Wales

Library in Wales:

  • WALES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,035; Location: 77 MAIN ST.; 10,201 books; 78 audio materials; 646 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Wales Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Wales: Wales Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Vinica Pond (A), Lake George (B), Norcross Pond Number Two (C), Norcross Pond Number One (D), Norcross Pond Number Four (E), Norcross Ponds (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Norcross Wildlife Foundation Inc (Nature Centers; Monson Road).

Hampden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wales and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKSIDE VILLAGE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-17-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2009)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.4%

For population 15 years and over in Wales:

Marital status in Wales, MA
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wales:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wales, MA (based on Hampden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic223,68565
Mainline Protestant21,96288
Evangelical Protestant19,438114
Other9,14031
Orthodox3,40610
Black Protestant2,49116
None183,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Hampden County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Here:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Hampden County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hampden County:

9.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

16.5%

3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.72% ($44,170 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.33% ($56,754)
from Worcester County, MA  0.23% ($50,439)


4.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.74% ($46,371 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.44% ($59,252)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($51,726)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wales:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wales:

  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wales:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Wales fatal accident list:

Jan 3, 2012 04:48 AM, Sr-19, Lat: 42.037236, Lon: -72.238231, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 2009 04:43 AM, Sr-19, Lat: 42.064842, Lon: -72.223264, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 23, 2002 00:15 AM, Hollow Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 1981 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • $356,000Total costs
  • 1,293Total average daily traffic
  • 77Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,042Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 188 Stafford Road (Lat: 42.038250 Lon: -72.240694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA252
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2026, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • REPEATER, 3 Hollow Rd (Lat: 42.073500 Lon: -72.220417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPLG971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.382 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: Anthony C De Marchi, Registrant: Central Ma Public Safety Assn Inc, Warren, MA 01083-0637, Phone: (877) 267-7291, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wales)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 833WT , Serial Number: 28-26090, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Hunter T Foote, 14 Main St, Wales, MA 01081

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wales, MA
  • 62.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.7%Wood
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 3.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wales, MA
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 32.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Coal or coke


Wales compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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