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Wakefield is a township in Dixon County, in the Sioux City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Wakefield. For links to other places called Wakefield, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wakefield is 42.314N. The longitude is -96.85W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,532 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,436.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wakefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dixon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68728 ZIP code.
37% of Wakefield residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wakefield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wakefield was $15,575, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Wakefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wakefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.
Dixon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wakefield political report.
The average commute time for Wakefield workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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