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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wakefield is 720. Wakefield, Virginia is the 11,685th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wakefield was in 1990, when its population was 1,118. In 1990, Wakefield was the 9,283rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,685th largest city in the US. Wakefield is currently 35.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wakefield has shrunk 30.7% since the year 2000. Wakefield, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11682||La Farge, Wisconsin||720||-6.8%|
|11687||Angelica, New York||719||-20.1%|
The total voting age population of Wakefield, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 895. The voting age population is 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.4% of the residents of Wakefield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wakefield are 49.3% White, 45.3% Black, 3.7% Two or more races, 1.3% Other and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wakefield, 16.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.4% of families are below the poverty line in Wakefield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.1% of Wakefield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.1% of Wakefield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wakefield residents aged 5 and older, 4.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wakefield is 13.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wakefield, 17.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wakefield is $35,556.
In Wakefield, 64.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.2% of housing units in Wakefield.
Of all the housing units in Wakefield, 21.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Wakefield, 12.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wakefield is $810.
In Wakefield, 63.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.