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People

Total Population 5,046
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,323
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 64.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.5%
Median Earnings25+ $35,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,953
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,133

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,493
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 39 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $876
Median House Value $205,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
US/American 0%
English 25.3%
Irish 15.5%

Wakefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 03872
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.568
Longitude -71.03

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 SANFORD 2 NNW
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station LAKEPORT 2
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station EAST HIRAM
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 28 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wakefield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

East Wakefield (03830)

Sanbornville (03872)

Union (03887)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookfield 786 $71,000
Middleton 1,567 $60,000
Milton 4,592 $66,144
New Durham 2,648 $84,167
Ossipee 4,301 $57,788
Wolfeboro 6,231 $70,199

Wakefield Public Libraries

Library
Wakefield Public Library
2699 WAKEFIELD ROAD
Wakefield, New Hampshire
(603) 522-3032
The Gafney Library, Inc.
14 HIGH STREET
Wakefield, New Hampshire
(603) 522-3401

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