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Demographics

People

Total Population1,006
Male Share of the Population42.7%
Female Share of the Population57.3%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+456
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married51.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$36,563
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,188

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,542
% Above Poverty Level93.5%
% Below Poverty Level6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$925
Median House Value$135,700

Ancestry

German44.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.4%
Irish17.6%
English13%
French Except Basque4.6%
Scottish3.8%
Polish2.8%
Danishn1.9%
Italian1.8%
Dutch1.3%
Romanian1.2%
Norwegian1.2%
Swedish0.9%
Maltese0.7%
Belgian0.7%
Swiss0.4%
African0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Wakefield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clay County
Standard Zip Codes67487
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.21
Approximate Longitude-97.01

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)

StationMILFORD LAKE
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches
StationTUTTLE CREEK LAKE
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationHERINGTON
Distance37.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clay Center4,193$57,694
Green147$62,833
Junction City25,016$52,958
Leonardville479$58,125
Milford435$66,042
Riley1,022$52,917

Wakefield Public Libraries

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

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Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield Elem
502 Third
ZIP: 67487
(785) 461-5437
Primary
Total Enrollment 143
Wakefield High
502 Third
ZIP: 67487
(785) 461-5437
High
Total Enrollment 101
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