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People

Total Population 1,034
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 431
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 60.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $35,294
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,708

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,194
% Above Poverty Level 92.9%
% Below Poverty Level 7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.3%
Median Gross Rent $925
Median House Value $125,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.1%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 17.8%

Wakefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 67487
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.213
Longitude -97.005

Wakefield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MILFORD LAKE
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Station TUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station HERINGTON
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clay Center 4,280 $56,370
Green 144 $58,750
Junction City 24,691 $50,354
Leonardville 361 $51,875
Milford 519 $47,109
Riley 1,002 $64,464

Wakefield Public Libraries

Library
Wakefield Public Library
205 THIRD STREET
Wakefield, Kansas
(785) 461-5510

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502 THIRD
785-461-5437
Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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