Wakefield & Brookfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 5,678 people and just one neighborhood, Wakefield & Brookfield is the 67th largest community in New Hampshire.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Wakefield & Brookfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wakefield & Brookfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wakefield & Brookfield is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wakefield & Brookfield who work in sales jobs (17.92%), management occupations (10.71%) and food service (8.87%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Wakefield & Brookfield is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Wakefield & Brookfield is worth considering.
One downside of living in Wakefield & Brookfield is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wakefield & Brookfield, the average commute to work is 36.49 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Wakefield & Brookfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.