Wakefield, Baltimore, MD

Wakefield Neighborhood Guide Baltimore, MD


Wakefield is a vibrant and accessible neighborhood located in Baltimore, Maryland. It is situated near Belvieu Avenue and Wabash Avenue, two notable arterial roads presenting a network of connections to various parts of the city. The neighborhood is also not far from Hanlon Park, a sprawling green space and a popular spot among residents who enjoy outdoor activities. With its close proximity to the heart of Baltimore, Wakefield promotes convenient access to the city's wealth of amenities and cultural destinations.

What You Will Love About Wakefield, Baltimore, Maryland

  • Wakefield boasts of a lively atmosphere complemented by its accessibility to major roads facilitating easy commute.
  • The neighborhood's proximity to Hanlon Park provides residents with ample opportunities to stay active and engaged with nature.
  • Being close to downtown Baltimore offers a plethora of dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

What’s Nearby

Wakefield is close to downtown Baltimore, a hub for arts, culture, and history. Hanlon Park, located near the neighborhood, is a sought-after destination for its beautiful lake and ample recreational spaces. The neighborhood also offers easy access to the Mondawmin Mall, a popular shopping complex.

The Rental Market

Rental rates in Wakefield are fairly stable, with an average rent currently standing at $1,224 for a one-bedroom apartment. Prices generally range between $1,174 and $1,224, allowing for some choice within a relatively predictable market.

Rental Price Stability

In Wakefield, the rental price stability is quite high. The standard deviation of the average price being only $16.46 indicates minimal fluctuations in rental prices, providing a predictable rental market.


Living in Wakefield offers residents a blend of urban and suburban lifestyles. Residents can enjoy the tranquility of the neighborhood or take pleasure in the vibrant downtown Baltimore just a short commute away. The neighborhood's closeness to Hanlon Park also promotes an active lifestyle, with the park being a perfect spot for jogging, cycling, or simply unwinding amidst nature.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 7 restaurants, 3 grocery stores, and 7 parks within a mile of the Wakefield neighborhood.


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    4601 Liberty Heights Ave

    Walbrook Fried Chicken

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    3420 Clifton Ave

    Walbrook Junction

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    1.3 miles

    Garrison Boulevard


    Retail, Discount Store, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    3427 Clifton Ave

    Walbrook Junction Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    1.3 miles

    3421 Clifton Ave

Wakefield Apartments and Rentals

141 Rental properties in Wakefield, Baltimore, MD.

  • Clarke Manor property


    Clarke Manor

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    572–1200 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Brookstone Apartments property


    Brookstone Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    591–959 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Hamlet West property


    Hamlet West

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    500–800 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Gwynnbrook Townhomes property


    Gwynnbrook Townhomes

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    704–1088 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Saint Agnes Apartments property


    Saint Agnes Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    410–675 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • The Reserve at West Hills property


    The Reserve at West Hills

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    896 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Wakefield Demographics

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Wakefield Reviews

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  • Area Has Potholes


    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Busy Streets


    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings


    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Pet Friendly


    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 4 of 6 renters

Wakefield Transportation

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Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

Bike Score®

Wakefield Schools

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