Wakefield is a city located in Gogebic County Michigan. Wakefield has a 2020 population of 1,672. Wakefield is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,702 in 2010.
The average household income in Wakefield is $57,252 with a poverty rate of 21.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $533 per month, and the median house value is $52,500. The median age in Wakefield is 53.8 years, 52.6 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wakefieldwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
94.96% of Wakefield residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wakefield is White, with 21.72% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wakefield is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wakefield
98.38% of Wakefield residents were born in the United States, with 70.58% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.