Wales, North Dakota

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Wales, North Dakota
City
Street in Wales
Street in Wales
Location of Wales, North Dakota
Location of Wales, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°53′39″N 98°36′6″W / 48.89417°N 98.60167°W / 48.89417; -98.60167Coordinates: 48°53′39″N 98°36′6″W / 48.89417°N 98.60167°W / 48.89417; -98.60167
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Cavalier
Area[1]
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,568 ft (478 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 31
 • Estimate (2014)[3] 30
 • Density 134.8/sq mi (52.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58281
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-82940
GNIS feature ID 1032665[4]

Wales is a city in Cavalier County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 31 at the 2010 census.[5] Wales was founded in 1897. Gavilon is Wales, ND largest employer.

Geography[edit]

Wales is located at 48°53′39″N 98°36′6″W / 48.89417°N 98.60167°W / 48.89417; -98.60167 (48.894101, -98.601778).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 235
1960 151 −35.7%
1970 116 −23.2%
1980 74 −36.2%
1990 48 −35.1%
2000 30 −37.5%
2010 31 3.3%
Est. 2015 29 [7] −6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2014 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 31 people, 13 households, and 10 families residing in the city. The population density was 134.8 inhabitants per square mile (52.0/km2). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 87.0 per square mile (33.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.3% White, 3.2% from other races, and 6.5% from two or more races.

There were 13 households of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 59.5 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.2% were from 25 to 44; 12.9% were from 45 to 64; and 45.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 30 people, 18 households, and 7 families residing in the city. The population density was 127.3 people per square mile (48.3/km²). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 131.5 per square mile (49.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 18 households out of which 5.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 61.1% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.67 and the average family size was 2.43.

In the city, the population was spread out with 6.7% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 13.3% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 40.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 150.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 154.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $15,000, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,986. There were no families and 28.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 60.0% of those over 64.

Notable people[edit]

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