Wales, UT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wales, Utah - Basic Facts

The Town of Wales had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wales: Coalville.

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Wales, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 302
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 277
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 974
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $184,615
Average Home Value $202,778


Median Household Income $58,625
Average Household Income $75,621
Per Capita Income $22,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.13%
Households -0.18% 0.23%
Families -0.87% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 Density1 # 99 70th
Diversity Index2 # 69 79th
Median Household Income # 140 57th
Per Capita Income # 169 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.