Wakefield, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 1,408 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 658  (46.8%)
Females: 750  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Nebraska median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 68784.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,428 (it was $32,308 in 2000)
Wakefield:

$51,428
NE:

$54,996

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,150 (it was $15,830 in 2000)

Wakefield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $76,966 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
Wakefield:

$76,966
NE:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2015: $622.

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  • Races in Wakefield, NE (2010)

    Wakefield races chart
    • 93564.4%White alone
    • 48833.6%Hispanic
    • 80.6%Two or more races
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

Races in Wakefield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wakefield: 74.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Swedish (5.8%), American (4.6%), Czech (2.7%), European (1.8%), Polish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1408 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 2,016 people per square mile   (low).

Wakefield,NE real estate house value index trend

Wakefield, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Wakefield:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wakefield city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

301 residents are foreign born (19.3% Latin America).

This city:

19.3%
Nebraska:

6.6%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Wakefield, Nebraska as of November 20, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Wakefield to the number of sex offenders is 474 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,373 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,555 (2.0%)

Wakefield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (28.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (82.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (472.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Emerson, NE (2.7 miles ), Wayne, NE (2.8 miles ), Concord, NE (3.2 miles) , Allen, NE (3.2 miles ), Thurston, NE (3.3 miles) , Dixon, NE (3.5 miles) , Pender, NE (3.7 miles ), Waterbury, NE (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $135,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 96.87 W

Area code: 402

Wakefield household income distribution Wakefield home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+20.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Wakefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wakefield, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wakefield-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Wakefield city center killed one person and caused $4 million in damages.

On 5/30/1954, a category F4 tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wakefield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 185.8 miles away from Wakefield center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 238.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 709.8 miles away from Wakefield center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dixon County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wakefield topographic map

Birthplace of: Lisa Rohde - Former Olympic rower..

Hospitals and medical centers in Wakefield:

  • WAKEFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (306 ASH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wakefield:

  • HERITAGE OF EMERSON, INC. (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EMERSON, NE)
  • CAREAGE OF WAYNE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAYNE, NE)
  • PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WAYNE, NE)
  • LEGACY GARDEN REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PENDER, NE)
  • HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAUREL, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wakefield:

  • Wayne State College (about 8 miles; Wayne, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,121)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 31 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northeast Community College (about 32 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of South Dakota (about 36 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 82 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 83 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 84 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high school in Wakefield:

Public elementary/middle school in Wakefield:

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Library in Wakefield:

  • GARDNER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,917; Location: 114 WEST THIRD STREET; 15,114 books; 825 audio materials; 462 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wakefield: Northeast Cooperative Elevator (A), Wakefield Police Station (B), Graves Public Library (C), Wakefield Rescue Unit (D), Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wakefield include: Salem Lutheran Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B), Christian Church (C), Presbyterian Church (D), Evangelical Covenant Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wakefield: Eaton Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dixon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wakefield, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Wakefield (2011 data):

  • Iowa - Nebraska State Bank: Wakefield Branch at 406 Main Street, branch established on 1929/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $194.8 mil, Deposits: $154.5 mil, headquarters in South Sioux City, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commfirst Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Nebraska average:

11.0

Wakefield travel time to work - commute Wakefield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wakefield city (based on Dixon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7789
Evangelical Protestant1,0169
Catholic9753
Other1-
None2,230-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dixon County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

8.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dixon County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

25.2%
State:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.9%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wakefield:

23.2%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wakefield:

10.6%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wakefield:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Wakefield:

51.2%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wakefield, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,255$39,0600$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,989$53,9346$275
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$85
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,747
Sewerage 1$3,970$47,6400$0
Water Supply 1$3,301$39,6120$0
Electric Power 1$3,139$37,6680$0
Local Libraries 1$1,483$17,7963$1,712
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$523
Totals for Government 7$24,137$41,37814$4,342

Wakefield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $945,000 ($671.16)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($73.15)
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $1,951,000 ($1385.65)
    Electric Utilities: $1,560,000 ($1107.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $172,000 ($122.16)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($83.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $94,000 ($66.76)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($61.79)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($55.40)
    Fire Protection: $58,000 ($41.19)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($35.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($31.25)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($26.28)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($19.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $23,000 ($16.34)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($4.26)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($10.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Welfare - Other: $374,000 ($265.63)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($53.98)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($29.83)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($15.63)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($15.63)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($10.65)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($7.81)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($6.39)
    Electric Utilities: $5,000 ($3.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.84)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($1.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,024,000 ($1437.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.71)

Wakefield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $231,000 ($164.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($14.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,802,000 ($1279.83)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($21.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,400,000 ($994.32)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($56.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $930,000 ($660.51)
    Highways: $87,000 ($61.79)
    General Support: $44,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - NEC: $991,000 ($703.84)
    Property: $181,000 ($128.55)

Wakefield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($9.94)
    Electric Utilities: $14,000 ($9.94)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $236,000 ($167.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $222,000 ($157.67)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($5.68)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000 ($4.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($9.94)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000 ($4.97)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($4.26)

Wakefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,519,000 ($1078.84)

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dakota County, NE  0.84% ($32,684 average AGI)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.53% ($31,333)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wayne County, NE  0.66% ($28,733 average AGI)
to Woodbury County, IA  0.61% ($41,429)
to Dakota County, NE  0.57% ($34,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wakefield:

  • KTCH (1590 AM; 3 kW; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wakefield:

  • KXNE-FM (89.3 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KTCH-FM (104.9 FM; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KNEN (94.7 FM; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: CENTRAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWSC (91.9 FM; WAYNE, NE; Owner: WAYNE STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Wakefield:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KXNE-TV (Channel 19; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)

Wakefield fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 1987 04:35 PM, 3rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Sandra L Peters, 904 Birch Street (Lat: 42.261306 Lon: -96.857944), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • CAMMIE BLAKE, 904 Birch Street (Lat: 42.261306 Lon: -96.857944), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 501 N Main (Lat: 42.268611 Lon: -96.859222), Call Sign: KIZ784
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.170 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2014, Expiration Date: 07/13/2024Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Derroit (Lat: 42.246667 Lon: -96.837500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WQXC546
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.375 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2016, Expiration Date: 01/29/2026, Certifier: John SandahlRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N0XZQ, Grant Date: 08/17/1993, Expiration Date: 08/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2005, Registrant: John A Henderson, Box 626 104 W 3rd St, Wakefield, NE 68784
  • Call Sign: KC0IHN, Licensee ID: L00260411, Grant Date: 06/17/2010, Expiration Date: 06/20/2020, Certifier: Michael G Rhods, Registrant: Michael G Rhods, 58375 861 Rd, Wakefield, NE 68784
  • Call Sign: KE0IDN, Licensee ID: L02010837, Grant Date: 03/16/2016, Expiration Date: 03/16/2026, Certifier: Gerald L Anderson L, Registrant: Gerald L Anderson L, 507 West 3rd St, Wakefield, NE 68784

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1335P , Serial Number: 23-380, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Norman L Ii Slama, 58546 858th Rd, Wakefield, NE 68784
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7647M , Serial Number: 55947, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Norman L Ii Slama, 58546 858 Rd, Wakefield, NE 68784
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97571 , Serial Number: 108-571, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Brian Nelson, 85481 581 Ave, Wakefield, NE 68784

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Wakefield, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl1782.2 years
Helen1783.6 years
John1580.7 years
Anna1187.7 years
William1183.9 years
Mabel1190.9 years
Harry1179.0 years
Harold1075.4 years
Martha1082.7 years
Ruth1089.6 years
Most common last names in Wakefield, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3480.6 years
Anderson3083.6 years
Carlson2083.8 years
Nelson1984.7 years
Meyer1182.0 years
Lundahl1191.4 years
Ring1082.5 years
Pearson1083.4 years
Olson1075.3 years
Gustafson973.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Wakefield compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Wakefield on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #30 (68784) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2017.