Wakefield is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,762 people and just one neighborhood, Wakefield is the 373rd largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Wakefield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Wakefield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wakefield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wakefield is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wakefield who work in food service (8.77%), healthcare (8.44%) and office and administrative support (6.79%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wakefield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wakefield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.