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Wakefield CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Wakefield Census Designated Place had a population of 11,337 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.823 and longitude -77.2407 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Wakefield Census Designated Place 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.


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Wakefield CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wakefield CDP, VA Housing Affordability Index is 123
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wakefield CDP, VA Wealth Index is 365
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,337 (100%)
Population in Households 11,327 (99.9%)
Population in Families 10,344 (91.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 3,005
Diversity Index2 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $157,382
Average Household Income $216,777
Per Capita Income $73,465
Wealth Index4 365

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,486 (88.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 356 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $627,443
Housing Affordability Index3 123
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,842
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 3,255
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.06% 0.11%
Households -0.03% 0.03%
Families -0.02% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.1%

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, 2019 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 # 113 81st
Population Density # 94 84th
Diversity Index # 241 60th
Median Household Income # 22 96th
Per Capita Income # 15 98th

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