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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Wakefield is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 707. Wakefield is in Lancaster County. Living in Wakefield offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Wakefield and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wakefield are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$189,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$718
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,053
National
$55,322
Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    37%
    13%
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