MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Wakefield, MI

Wakefield, MI is located in Gogebic County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Wakefield is about 1,668 with about 81 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,247.

The Average Home Value is $63,800.00, which is roughly 55% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 66% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $38,580.00, which is roughly 30% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wakefield is about 2.3%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Gogebic County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 22.39% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.65%
Democratic: 43.19%
Libertarian: 0.81%
Green: 0.25%
Other: 0.1%


Nearby Locations

Bessemer, MI (5.49 mi.)
Ironwood, MI (10.56 mi.)
Merriweather, MI (17.78 mi.)
Marenisco, MI (17.78 mi.)
Bergland, MI (19.24 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 49968
Latitude : 46.514702
Longitude : -89.894522
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1350 ft.
Area Code(s) : 906

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.09
Male Population Estimate : 49.27%
Female Population Estimate : 50.73%
Median Age : 50.9
Male Median Age : 49.5
Female Median Age : 52.2

White Population Estimate : 98.26%
Black Population Estimate : 0.18%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.89%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.40%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.60%
Other Population Estimate : 0.53%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wakefield specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Gogebic County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Gogebic County: About 100 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Gogebic County is about 65% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.