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Wales is a town in Erie County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area.
The latitude of Wales is 42.729N. The longitude is -78.52W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,335 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,960.
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35% of Wales residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wales ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wales was $21,616, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Wales residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wales, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,141.
Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wales political report.
The average commute time for Wales workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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