Wales, Utah

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Population in 2014: 302 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.9%
Males: 170  (56.4%)
Females: 132  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  31.4 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years

Zip codes: 84667.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,864 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Wales:

$49,864
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,257 (it was $9,885 in 2000)

Wales town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $168,055 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
Wales:

$168,055
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $196,332; Detached houses: $191,165; Mobile homes: $212,173

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,136.

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  • Races in Wales, UT (2010)

    Wales races chart
    • 25584.4%White alone
    • 4113.6%Hispanic
    • 31.0%American Indian alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wales: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (32.5%), European (14.6%), German (6.6%), Irish (6.0%), Danish (4.0%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5500 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,009 people per square mile   (low).

Wales, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Wales:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wales town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 1.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Utah:

8.3%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wales, Utah as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Wales to the number of sex offenders is 179 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $770 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,202 (0.6%)

Wales satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (52.5 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (300.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (412.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Moroni, UT (2.0 miles ), Spring City, UT (2.8 miles ), Ephraim, UT (3.0 miles ), Fountain Green, UT (3.1 miles ), Mount Pleasant, UT (3.2 miles ), Levan, UT (3.6 miles ), Fairview, UT (3.8 miles ), Manti, UT (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.49 N, Longitude: 111.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

Wales household income distribution Wales home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+17.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Wales: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wales, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wales, Utah average temperatures Wales, Utah average precipitation Wales, Utah humidity Wales, Utah wind speed Wales, Utah snowfall Wales, Utah sunshine Wales, Utah clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Wales-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Utah state average. It is 426% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 318.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 336.6 miles away from Wales center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 353.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 340.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 455.9 miles away from Wales center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 180.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanpete County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wales topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wales:

  • SANPETE VALLEY HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT)
  • IHC HOME CARE SERVICES SANPETE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wales:

  • Snow College (about 10 miles; Ephraim, UT; Full-time enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 53 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 55 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 83 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 84 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 84 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 87 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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

Church in Wales: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sanpete County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  86.2%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Utah average:

10.5

Wales travel time to work - commute Wales mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wales town (based on Sanpete County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other21,95866
Evangelical Protestant2134
Catholic762
Mainline Protestant251
None5,550-
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: 5
Sanpete County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sanpete County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Sanpete County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanpete County:

25.7%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.8%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.2%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wales:

21.7%
Utah:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.9%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.2%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wales, UT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$677
Firefighters 0$0 1$50
Water Supply 0$0 1$825
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,602

Wales government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($26.49)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $21,000 ($69.54)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($69.54)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($36.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($23.18)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($16.56)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($16.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($112.58)

Wales government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($9.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($6.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($23.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($19.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($119.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($36.42)
    Highways: $3,000 ($9.93)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.31)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $14,000 ($46.36)
    Property: $4,000 ($13.25)

Wales government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($433.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($433.77)

Wales government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $131,000 ($433.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($264.90)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Utah average:

6.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Utah County, UT  1.91% ($39,361 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.09% ($41,658)
from Sevier County, UT  0.37% ($20,923)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Utah average:

6.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Utah County, UT  1.61% ($32,035 average AGI)
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.47% ($22,279)
to Washington County, UT  0.44% ($31,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wales:

  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAL (750 AM; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: EASTERN UTAH BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSLL (1080 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PRICE, UT; Owner: AGAINST THE WIND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KSVC (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wales:

  • KLGL (97.5 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K288AN (105.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: CARBON COUNTY)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208AQ (89.5 FM; PRICE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KMDG (103.9 FM; NEPHI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCYQ (93.7 FM; RICHFIELD, UT; Owner: MID-UTAH RADIO, INC.)
  • K255AD (98.9 FM; RURAL GARFIELD, ETC., UT; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wales:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K57HK (Channel 57; MOUNT PLEASANT, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 39.485944 Lon: -111.634139, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWX614
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.162 MHzGrant Date: 07/17/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Nellie CaseRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG7KHD, Licensee ID: L01854789, Grant Date: 04/02/2014, Expiration Date: 04/02/2024, Certifier: Kathleen M Sedlak, Registrant: Kathleen M Sedlak, Hc 13 Box 4251, Wales, UT 84667

Most common last names in Wales, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lamb1084.2 years
Anderson582.2 years
Price584.0 years
Rees578.6 years
Thomas584.6 years
Davis385.3 years
Dye389.6 years
Jackman272.0 years
Jensen273.5 years
Kehl273.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Wales compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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