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People

Total Population 769
Male Share of the Population 43.6%
Female Share of the Population 56.4%
Senior Citizens 24.3%
Employed Population 16+ 278
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 38.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $24,773
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,727

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 72.2%
% Below Poverty Level 27.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $813
Median House Value $116,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 10.7%

Wakefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Suffolk, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 23888
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.968
Longitude -76.99

Wakefield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAKEFIELD 1 NW
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station SUFFOLK LAKE KILBY
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station HOPEWELL
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Courtland 1,819 $28,409
Dendron 395 $60,000
Ivor 425 $46,875
Surry 274 $61,250
Waverly 1,534 $42,500
Windsor 2,624 $56,339
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