Wakefield is a city located in the Massachusetts region of the United States. During the most recent census, Wakefield had a population of 24,932. Wakefield is the 71st most poplulated city in the Massachusetts region, the 1,767th most populated city in the United States and the 11,735th most populated city in the world. Wakefield is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Wakefield adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Wakefield is located at sea level (31 meters / 102 feet). The closest cities to Wakefield are Reading (2.8 km / 1.8 miles), Stoneham (3.7 km / 2.3 miles), Lynnfield (4.1 km / 2.6 miles), Melrose (5.4 km / 3.3 miles) and Saugus (6.9 km / 4.3 miles)