Wakefield, Massachusetts 

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Population

26,823

+9.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$85,156

Median Home Price

$558,100

Best Places to Live in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wakefield, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Wakefield
 $899,900 
19 Sheffield Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2848 SqFt
 $599,900 
496 Water St
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2082 SqFt
 $399,000 
17 Valley St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1628 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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City: Wakefield
Zip Codes: 01880
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wakefield is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wakefield jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wakefield's cost of living is 62.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wakefield's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Wakefield, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wakefield's population is 26,823 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wakefield is $558,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Wakefield public schools spend $13,289 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Wakefield. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN WAKEFIELD
$899,900
19 Sheffield Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$599,900
496 Water St
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$399,000
17 Valley St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$499,900
41 Woodbriar Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$495,000
20 Bancroft Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$509,900
26 Gregory Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$519,900
238 Vernon St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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