Wakefield, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Wakefield, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Wakefield had a population of 1,067 as of July 1, 2018. Wakefield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wakefield is located at latitude 39.2165 and longitude -97.0183 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wakefield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Wakefield (GNIS ID: 2397167) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Wakefield is located within Township of Republican, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

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Wakefield, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,067
Population in Households 1,045
Population in Familes 909
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 2,140
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $59,360
Average Household Income $71,106
Per Capita Income $26,911


Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $152,222
Average Home Value $163,286


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 289
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.04% 0.13%
Households 1.05% 0.15%
Families 0.74% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

Wakefield, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wakefield to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 193 71st
Population Density # 31 96th
Diversity Index # 315 52nd
Median Household Income # 100 85th
Per Capita Income # 253 62nd

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