Wakefield Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Wakefield, MI

General Wakefield Information

State: Michigan

County: Gogebic County

Close cities: White Pine, MI, Ramsay, MI, Bessemer, MI, Bergland, MI, Marenisco, MI, Ironwood, MI

Wakefield Population (census data)
Total 1,875 (-8.8% since 2000)
Male 889 (47.4%)
Female 986 (52.6%)

Population Density: 235 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 71.2 (US Avg is 100)

Wakefield Elevation: 1,550 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,622

Zip Codes: 49968.

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Wakefield Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (12.0%)
  • Italian (11.5%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • Swedish (9.4%)
  • Polish (8.8%)
  • English (6.8%)

Local Wakefield Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: Central Michigan University, University of Wisconsin

Wakefield School Information

Other/Private Schools
Wakefield-Marenisco School (715 Putnam Street, Wakefield, MI, 49968 - Wakefield-Marenisco School District District)

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