Wales, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 2,577 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 1,328  (51.6%)
Females: 1,249  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53183.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $98,875 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Wales:

$98,875
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,553 (it was $26,712 in 2000)

Wales village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $300,456 (it was $184,400 in 2000)
Wales:

$300,456
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $379,846; detached houses: $378,546; townhouses or other attached units: $365,301

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,093.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wales: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wales, WI (2010)
    • 2,46096.5%White alone
    • 461.8%Hispanic
    • 140.5%Asian alone
    • 130.5%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (46.3%), American (7.2%), English (4.9%), Polish (4.3%), Irish (4.2%), Northern European (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1922

Elevation: 1002 feet

Land area: 2.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,056 people per square mile   (low).

Wales, Wisconsin map

58 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% Latin America, 0.2% North America).

This village:

2.2%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,244 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,431 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukesha, WI (7.1 miles , pop. 64,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (21.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (88.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Genesee, WI (1.5 miles ),
Ottawa, WI (2.2 miles ),
Dousman, WI (2.2 miles ),
North Prairie, WI (2.2 miles ),
Delafield, WI (2.2 miles ),
Summit, WI (2.4 miles ),
Nashotah, WI (2.5 miles ),
Hartland, WI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 88.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Distribution of median household income in Wales, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wales, WI in 2017
Wales satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $467,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $422,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $432,700
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $429,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $430,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $430,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $565,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $387,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $387,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $387,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $794,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $794,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $683,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $350,700
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $410,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Wales, WI residents
Average permit cost in Wales, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Most common industries in Wales, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Wales, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Wales, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Wales, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.8. This is about average.

City:

81.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.354. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.354
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Wales-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Wales village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wales-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from Wales center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 290.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 348.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 268.0 miles away from Wales center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waukesha County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wales topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wales:

  • MASONIC CENTER FOR HEALTH AND REHAB INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOUSMAN, WI)
  • MASONIC HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOUSMAN, WI)
  • LINDENGROVE WAUKESHA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)
  • PROHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HARTLAND, WI)
  • ROLLAND NELSON CROSSROADS HSPC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HARTLAND, WI)
  • ROGERS MEM HSPTL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; OCONOMOWOC, WI)
  • WAUKESHA SPRINGS HLTH REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAUKESHA, WI)

Heliports located in Wales:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wales:

  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 8 miles; Pewaukee, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • Carroll University (about 8 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 22 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • Marquette University (about 23 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 24 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 24 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 26 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)

Public high schools in Wales:

  • KETTLE MORAINE HIGH (Students: 1,429, Location: 349 N OAK CREST DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • SCHOOL FOR ARTS AND PERFORMANCE (Students: 55, Location: 349 N OAK CREST DR, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • KM GLOBAL SCH (Students: 30, Location: 349 N OAK CREST DR, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • HIGH SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES (Location: 349 N OAK CREST DR, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wales:

  • WALES ELEMENTARY (Students: 461, Location: 219 N OAK CREST DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • KM EXPLORE (Location: 219 N OAK CREST DR, Grades: KG-5, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Wales

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wales: Wales - Genesee Fire Department (A), Wales Village Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Jerusalem Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wales: Firemans Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Waukesha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

WALES LAWN & GARDEN INC (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif issued (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wales that have no violations reported:

  • BRANDYBROOK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 474, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUBWAY IN WALES (Population served: 118, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALES COMMUNITY PARK SOCCER BUILDING (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALES COMMUNITY PARK SPORTS FIELD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PALS SODA FOUNTAIN & GRILLE (Population served: 44, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALES-GENESSEE FIRE DEPARTMENT (Population served: 29, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE LEGEND AT BRANDYBROOK GC (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEDUCS FROZEN CUSTARD (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALES FIREMANS MEMORIAL PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUMMIT AVE PROFESSIONAL BLDG (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

83.5%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Wales (2011 data):

  • Guaranty Bank: Wales Branch at 405 North Wales Road, branch established on 1997/09/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • Town Bank: Wales Wi Branch at 511 North Wales Road, branch established on 2010/11/01. Info updated 2007/07/12: Bank assets: $792.0 mil, Deposits: $672.2 mil, headquarters in Hartland, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Wales Branch at 271 Summit Avenue, branch established on 1910/02/06. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Wales:

Marital status in Wales, WI
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wales:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wales
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wales, WI (based on Waukesha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic115,00828
Evangelical Protestant71,237128
Mainline Protestant38,65487
Other9,84029
None155,152-
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: 57
Waukesha County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Waukesha County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
Waukesha County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Waukesha County:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Waukesha County:

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waukesha County:

26.8%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wales:

49.8%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wales:

48.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wales:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wales:

35.9%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wales, WI 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
Other Government Administration 9$45$600$0
Financial Administration 2$7,823$46,9380$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,283$27,3960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$10,151$10,1510$0

Wales government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($4.66)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $248,000 ($96.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $158,000 ($61.31)
    Central Staff Services: $157,000 ($60.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000 ($58.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000 ($45.40)
    Financial Administration: $89,000 ($34.54)
    Health - Other: $52,000 ($20.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($15.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000 ($8.15)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($7.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($44.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $281,000 ($109.04)
    Other - Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.94)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $123,000 ($47.73)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $159,000 ($61.70)

Wales government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($58.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($32.98)
    Other: $9,000 ($3.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($2.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $88,000 ($34.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($4.27)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $189,000 ($73.34)
    Highways: $52,000 ($20.18)
    Other: $16,000 ($6.21)
  • Tax - Property: $1,097,000 ($425.69)
    Other License: $27,000 ($10.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($10.48)

Wales government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,850,000 ($1105.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,592,000 ($1005.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $378,000 ($146.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $120,000 ($46.57)

Wales government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,333,000 ($517.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $186,000 ($72.18)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  2.85% ($69,452 average AGI)
from Washington County, WI  0.36% ($66,753)
from Jefferson County, WI  0.20% ($59,814)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($474 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Milwaukee County, WI  2.08% ($50,450 average AGI)
to Washington County, WI  0.41% ($68,585)
to Jefferson County, WI  0.27% ($57,852)

Businesses in Wales, WI

  • Curves: 1
  • UPS: 1
  • Walgreens: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wales:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wales:

  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Wales:

  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
Wales fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Wales fatal accident list:

May 19, 1978 07:27 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 15, 1976 02:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 15, 1975 02:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • $407,000Total costs
  • 20,850Total average daily traffic
  • 1,948Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,300Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1/4 Mi E Of Hwy 83 On South St (Lat: 43.003333 Lon: -88.382861), Call Sign: KZZ367, Licensee ID: L00034601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, 154.295 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1997, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: Wales, Village Of, Wales, WI 53183-0047
  • W323 S1050 Boys School Rd (Lat: 43.023889 Lon: -88.389167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WPSI205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 46.5200 MHz, 46.5400 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 05/03/2021, Certifier: Brent A Wallace, Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, 3099 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53707-7925, Phone: (608) 220-1706, Fax: (608) 240-3310, Email:
  • Lat: 43.007222 Lon: -88.376111, Call Sign: WPSI716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 462.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 05/10/2021, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: General Communications Inc, 2880 Commerce Park Drive, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Fax: (920) 468-8615, Email:
  • Lat: 43.006889 Lon: -88.351250, Call Sign: WQTW267,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2014, Expiration Date: 04/24/2024, Certifier: Jake Renner, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42A (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 600BR , Serial Number: 4697357, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 02/27/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Milazzo Holdings LLC, 400 E Summit Ave, Wales, WI 53183
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/09/2008

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Wales, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William886.2 years
Mary680.0 years
Ruth676.6 years
Robert671.3 years
Margaret584.8 years
James478.0 years
Alice488.7 years
Edward474.0 years
Howard474.0 years
George471.8 years
Most common last names in Wales, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans778.2 years
Davies578.0 years
Olson481.5 years
Burke380.3 years
Allen384.0 years
Anderson387.0 years
Paepke372.3 years
Roberts370.3 years
Williams384.7 years
Davis264.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wales, WI
  • 89.7%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wales, WI
  • 61.9%Utility gas
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wales compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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