The Town of Wakefield had a population of 974 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wakefield is located at latitude 36.9691 and longitude -76.9881 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wakefield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.
The Town of Wakefield (GNIS ID: 2391466) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wakefield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wakefield: Blackwater Depot, Heaths, Heath's, Wakefield Station.
|Population in Households||974|
|Population in Familes||782|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||487 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||260 (53.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||148 (30.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||78 (16.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$112,838|
|Average Home Value||$165,996|
|Median Household Income||$38,503|
|Average Household Income||$45,887|
|Per Capita Income||$19,151|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.33%|
|Per Capita Income||-0.71%|
The table below compares Wakefield to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 367||38th|
|Population Density1||# 291||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 184||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 440||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 512||14th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.