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Wakefield is a town in Carroll County.
The community was named for the English home of Gov. John Wentworth
The latitude of Wakefield is 43.568N. The longitude is -71.03W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,252.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wakefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03872 ZIP code.
5% of Wakefield residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wakefield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wakefield was $21,507, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Wakefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Wakefield include Wakefield Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Wakefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $445. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Newspapers in Wakefield include Granite State News
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wakefield political report.
The average commute time for Wakefield workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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