Demographics

People

Total Population1,022
Male Share of the Population43.2%
Female Share of the Population56.8%
Senior Citizens24.1%
Employed Population 16+373
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,833

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,917
% Above Poverty Level73.4%
% Below Poverty Level26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.4%
Median Gross Rent$806
Median House Value$112,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.1%
German9.3%
Irish9.2%
African8.2%
English7.5%
Italian3.2%
Polish2.7%
Dutch1.8%
Scottish1.4%
Russian0.8%
French Except Basque0.5%
Hungarian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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Wakefield Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySussex County
Standard Zip Codes23888
Phone Area Codes757
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.96
Approximate Longitude-76.98

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)

StationWAKEFIELD 1 NW
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip45 inches
StationSUFFOLK LAKE KILBY
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationHOPEWELL
Distance28.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Courtland1,958$51,667
Dendron340$61,111
Ivor495$55,313
Surry311$74,821
Waverly2,051$49,545
Windsor2,700$63,125

Wakefield Private Schools

Tidewater Academy
217 Church St
ZIP: 23888
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 170
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