Wales, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wales, Utah - Basic Facts

The Town of Wales had a population of 309 as of July 1, 2017. Wales ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wales is located at latitude 39.4857 and longitude -111.6361 in Sanpete County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wales (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sanpete County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,627 feet.

The Town of Wales (GNIS ID: 2413441) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Wales is located within Mount Pleasant-Moroni Division of Sanpete County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wales population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wales: Coalville.

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Wales, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 309
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 996
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $54,545
Average Household Income $74,952
Per Capita Income $22,527


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $184,091
Average Home Value $219,521


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.58%
Households 0.16% 0.45%
Families -0.56% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Wales, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wales to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 265 19th
Population Density # 99 70th
Diversity Index # 80 77th
Median Household Income # 191 42nd
Per Capita Income # 192 41st

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