Wales, Massachusetts 

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Population

2,009

+5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$52,500

Median Home Price

$218,000

Best Places to Live in Wales, Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Southwest Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, 6 miles north of the Connecticut border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wales, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Museums
-Cost of living
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Wales
 $130,000 
157 Monson Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1896 SqFt
 $289,000 
4 Cordially Colony
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1008 SqFt
 $209,900 
6 Haynes Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1560 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, once a major center of industrial innovation, is the state’s third-largest city and a regional health, retail and financial center. Locals are credited with development of the Springfield Rifle, the 1895 Duryea motorcar, and basketball (thanks to Dr. James Naismith, in 1891. Some credit the motorcycle to area inventors and the early Indian Manufacturing Company. At one time that area was a significant manufacturing center, but most has left the area (including most recently a forge that made Craftsman tools).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Wales
Zip Codes: 01081
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wales is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wales jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wales's cost of living is 0.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wales's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wales, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hampden county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wales's population is 2,009 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wales is $218,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Wales public schools spend $13,427 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Wales. More Education


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Housing Market in Wales

It's a good time to buy in Wales. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Wales Real Estate

The median home price in Wales is $218,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Wales   1 Reviews
Country living - 4/17/2008
Fresh air , peaceful and quaint town near Connecticut border ; only 5 miles to Flea Market Capital in Brimfield , MA ; nice Lake George ; ... Read More

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01081

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NEW LISTINGS IN WALES
$130,000
157 Monson Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$289,000
4 Cordially Colony
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$209,900
6 Haynes Hill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$89,900
117 Main St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$245,000
32 Main St
Bed 5 | Bath 2

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