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People

Total Population 1,637
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 811
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.4%
Median Earnings25+ $31,179
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,078
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,231

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,500
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $601
Median House Value $73,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 8.6%

Wakefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dixon
Standard Zip Codes 68784
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.269
Longitude -96.864

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 WAKEFIELD
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
Station WALTHILL
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 316 $47,500
Concord 158 $49,107
Dixon 69 $39,375
Emerson 800 $66,563
Thurston 110 $43,438
Wayne 5,578 $71,231

Wakefield Public Libraries

Library
Graves Public Library
206 WEST THIRD STREET
Wakefield, Nebraska
(402) 287-2334

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Wakefield High Schools

WAKEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
402-287-2012
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 245 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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