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People

Total Population 850
Male Share of the Population 41.3%
Female Share of the Population 58.7%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 304
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 36.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,083
% Above Poverty Level 66.2%
% Below Poverty Level 33.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $832
Median House Value $122,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 11.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 2,065 $23,021
Dendron 328 $66,071
Ivor 407 $48,750
Surry 235 $58,750
Waverly 1,570 $38,646
Windsor 2,642 $59,338

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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