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Demographics

People

Total Population810
Male Share of the Population40.2%
Female Share of the Population59.8%
Senior Citizens22.5%
Employed Population 16+351
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married42.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$21,429
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,444
% Above Poverty Level65.3%
% Below Poverty Level34.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.5%
Median Gross Rent$823
Median House Value$111,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.4%
German11.7%
English6.7%
Irish4.9%
Dutch4.4%
Italian2.3%
Polish2.1%
African1.2%
Welsh1%
French Except Basque0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Russian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Serbian0.4%
Latvian0.4%
Hungarian0.2%
Swedish0.1%
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Wakefield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sussex 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
Courtland2,048$35,899
Dendron296$63,438
Ivor474$52,813
Surry218$60,833
Waverly1,496$38,482
Windsor2,643$63,947

Wakefield Private Schools

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