The Town of Wakefield had a population of 961 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Wakefield is located at latitude 36.9682 and longitude -76.9897 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wakefield: Blackwater Depot, Heaths, Heath's, Wakefield Station.
|Population in Households||961|
|Population in Familes||775|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$39,354|
|Average Household Income||$46,843|
|Per Capita Income||$19,480|
|Total Housing Units||475 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||254 (53.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||148 (31.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||73 (15.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$139,773|
|Average Home Value||$198,130|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.05%|
|Per Capita Income||2.88%|
The table below compares Wakefield to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density||# 293||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 184||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 462||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 533||10th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.