Wales, WI Population

Population: 2,523. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,610 (+3.4% change)
Males: 1,283 (50.9%), Females: 1,240 (49.1%)

Waukesha County

Zip code: 53183

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $75,000
Median house value: $183,700

Races in Wales:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (55.0%), Irish (13.1%), English (12.0%), Polish (11.1%), Norwegian (8.0%), French (5.4%).

Elevation: 1002 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wales

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wales village

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wales:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wales:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 35 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • ROCK CO (about 53 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wales:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wales:

  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 28 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 29 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 31 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)

Schools

Public high schools in Wales:

  • KETTLE MORAINE HI (Students: 1,491; Location: 349 OAK CREST DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ETHAN ALLEN SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: PO BOX 900; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Wales:

  • WALES EL (Students: 539; Location: 219 OAK CREST DR; Grades: PK – 05)