Wakefield CDP, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wakefield CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Wakefield Census Designated Place had a population of 11,484 as of July 1, 2017. Wakefield CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wakefield CDP is located at latitude 38.8247 and longitude -77.243 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Wakefield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Wakefield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584933) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wakefield CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wakefield CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,484
Daytime Population: Workers 1,449
Daytime Population: Residents 5,550
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,999
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 11,475
Population in Familes 10,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 3,044
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $154,163
Average Household Income $203,336
Per Capita Income $69,220


Total Housing Units 3,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,548 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $606,145
Average Home Value $621,977


Total Households 3,908
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 3,299
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% 0.39%
Households 0.2% 0.34%
Families 0.16% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

Wakefield CDP, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wakefield CDP to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 81st
Population Density # 90 85th
Diversity Index # 239 60th
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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