For population 25 years and over in Wakefield:
For population 15 years and over in Wakefield town:
95 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (37.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (88.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (249.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Sanbornville, NH (1.8 miles ), Brookfield, NH (1.8 miles ), Acton, ME (2.3 miles ), Newfield, ME (2.4 miles ), Milton Mills, NH (2.7 miles ), Union, NH (2.7 miles ), Shapleigh, ME (3.0 miles ), Middleton, NH (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.60 N, Longitude: 71.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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: 11 (10 officers).
Work and jobs in Wakefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wakefield, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wakefield-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/18/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Wakefield town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1981, a category F2 tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wakefield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from Wakefield center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Wakefield center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wakefield:
Local government website: WWW.WAKEFIELDNH.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wakefield:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wakefield and their reported violations in the past:WONTONS CHINESE RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Wakefield compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wakefield town (based on Carroll County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 20
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,607 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,969 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Wakefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wakefield, NH
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total costs: $45,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 56,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,589
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 83,472
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wakefield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wakefield, NH
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.