Wakefield, Kansas Population 2024

833

Wakefield is a city located in Clay County Kansas. Wakefield has a 2024 population of 833. Wakefield is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -3.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 862 in 2020.

The average household income in Wakefield is $79,726 with a poverty rate of 8.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wakefield is 44.7 years, 45.7 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Wakefield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wakefield was:

  • White: 85.13%
  • Two or more races: 7.64%
  • Native American: 5.43%
  • Asian: 1.81%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,676.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.36% (-29)
The current population of Wakefield, Kansas is 833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 862.

Wakefield, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84785.13%
Two or more races767.64%
Native American545.43%
Asian181.81%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wakefield Population by Race

Wakefield Population Pyramid 2024

Wakefield Median Age

44.7

Total

45.7

Male

40.5

Female

Wakefield Adults

There are 822 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Wakefield.

Wakefield Age Dependency

49.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Wakefield Sex Ratio

Female46046.23%
Male53553.77%

Wakefield Population by Age

Wakefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4322.2378.221.8
Married2612.5188.911.1
Non Family1121.2153.646.4
Female533.0486.813.2
Male62.330100
showing: 5 rows

2.46

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wakefield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wakefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wakefield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 23.64%.

Wakefield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,875

Average Earnings

$55,385

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Wakefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wakefield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wakefield Language

99.46% of Wakefield residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.21% of the population.

Wakefield Language

Wakefield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic853136.47%
Multiple762836.84%
White728253.43%
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8.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.08%

Male Poverty Rate

11.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wakefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wakefield is Multiple, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wakefield is White, with 3.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.06%.

Wakefield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.29%
Bachelors or Greater9.63%
Some College2.25%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Wakefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed77.78%
Female Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed5.95%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Wakefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wakefield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wakefield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wakefield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wakefield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wakefield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wakefield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

227

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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Wakefield Veterans by War

count

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Wakefield Veterans by Age

count

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Wakefield Veterans by Race

Wakefield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wakefield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Wakefield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wakefield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wakefield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

38.59%

Born in Wakefield

99.3%

Native Born

0.7%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.3% of Wakefield residents were born in the United States, with 38.59% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wakefield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029793-8-1%
2028801-8-0.99%
2027809-8-0.98%
2026817-8-0.97%
2025825-8-0.96%
2024833-8-0.95%
2023841-8-0.94%
2022849-8-0.93%
2021857-5-0.58%
2020862-59-6.41%
2019921-10-1.07%
201893110.11%
2017930-11-1.17%
2016941-22-2.28%
201596320.21%
2014961-7-0.72%
2013968-10-1.02%
2012978
201197810.1%
2010977
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Wakefield Population by Year