The neighborhood of Wakefield is located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
The character of Wakefield is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. The noise levels in this part of the city are quite low, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil. Finally, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Leakin Park and Gwynns Falls Park, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations within this area.
In Wakefield, most of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 90% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 10% are occupied by owners. About 40% of properties in this neighborhood were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
In all but a few cases, a car is needed purchase groceries. Concerning education, home owners will find that wherever their property is located in this part of the city, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
The preferred method to navigate Wakefield is very often driving. It is especially convenient to find a parking spot, and most real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the closest highway. On the other hand, traveling by public transit is difficult in Wakefield. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most residences are close to a bus stop. Getting around by bicycle is easy in this part of Baltimore because the cycling infrastructure is comprehensive. On the other hand, traveling by foot in Wakefield is not very popular, even though many common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.