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Demographics

People

Total Population1,537
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+782
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,772
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,025
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,911

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,438
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$639
Median House Value$76,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.4%
German35.3%
Irish11.4%
Swedish8.9%
Slovak3.4%
English2.9%
Czech2.5%
French Except Basque1.7%
Dutch1.5%
African1.4%
Norwegian1.1%
Italian1%
Swiss0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Polish0.3%
Scottish0.3%
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Wakefield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dixon County
Standard Zip Codes68784
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.26
Approximate Longitude-96.86

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)

StationWAKEFIELD
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip28.6 inches
StationWALTHILL
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationSIOUX CITY AP
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allen325$52,375
Concord137$48,750
Dixon76$42,083
Emerson942$57,778
Thurston124$49,375
Wayne5,560$67,639

Wakefield Public Libraries

Gardner Public Library
114 WEST THIRD STREET
Wakefield, Nebraska
(402) 287-2334

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Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield Elementary School
802 Highland, Po Box 330
ZIP: 68784
(402) 287-9892
Primary
Total Enrollment 255
Wakefield High School
802 Highland, Po Box 330
ZIP: 68784
(402) 287-2012
High
Total Enrollment 195
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