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People

Total Population 1,539
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 773
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,107
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,167

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,795
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $603
Median House Value $72,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.7%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 356 $58,958
Concord 144 $45,000
Dixon 84 $41,250
Emerson 842 $59,844
Thurston 121 $49,375
Wayne 5,553 $65,515

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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