For population 25 years and over in Wakefield:
For population 15 years and over in Wakefield city:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,588 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (72.2 miles , pop. 122,377).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (107.1 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (444.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Milford, KS (2.5 miles ), Riley, KS (3.4 miles ), Clay Center, KS (3.6 miles ), Leonardville, KS (3.6 miles ), Fort Riley, KS (3.6 miles ), Fort Riley North, KS (3.7 miles ), Green, KS (3.9 miles) , Fort Riley-Camp Whiteside, KS (4.0 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 97.02 W
Area code: 785
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Crime rate in Wakefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-6.7%).
Work and jobs in Wakefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wakefield, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wakefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Wakefield city center caused $66 million in damages.
On 5/25/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wakefield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clay County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William H. Avery (politician) - Politician.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.6%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Wakefield city (based on Clay County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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Wakefield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Wakefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,070 average adjusted gross income)
0.45% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,985 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,244 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wakefield)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.