Wakefield is a village falling within the area of the South Kingstown town in Rhode Island. Wakefield is serves as the commercial center of the South Kingstown town. Another one is the village of Peace Dell which is a prominent area in terms of commercial value. There are a few elementary and middle schools in the area which serves the student community of the town, apart from offering employment oppurtunities to the locals. Other inhabitants of the town are engaged in local trade, healthcare and other economic activities in the region.