Wakefield, Michigan Population 2022

1,672
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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.

Wakefield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wakefieldwas:

  • White: 95.15%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wakefield, Michigan is 1,672 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,702.

Wakefield, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58895.15%
Black or African American60.36%
Asian271.62%
Two or More Races482.88%
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Wakefield Population by Race

Wakefield Population Pyramid 2022

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Wakefield Median Age

42.5


Total

40


Male

49.3


Female

Wakefield Adults

There are 1,360 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in Wakefield.

Wakefield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wakefield Sex Ratio

Female

746

44.70%

Male

923

55.30%

Wakefield Population by Age

Wakefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wakefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
All84.7%15.3%
Non Family83.1%16.9%
Female56.4%43.6%

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wakefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7582.0484.7
Married289390.7
Male292.34100
Female552.5156.4
Non Family3851.2283.1

2.83

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Wakefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.48%
9th to 12th Grade483.73%
High School Graduate45335.17%
Some College42533.00%
Associates Degree14811.49%
Bachelors Degree14010.87%
Graduate Degree554.27%
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Wakefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wakefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian272727
White1,2201,153168
Black66
2+ Races3333
Hispanic22

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%.

Wakefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,808$37,750$15,625
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,372$$15,208
Some College$36,292$38,250$
Bachelors Degree$21,974$$
Graduate Degree$$85,500$

$29,808

Average Earnings

$37,750

Average Male

$15,625

Average Female

Wakefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wakefield Language by Age

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Wakefield Language

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.

Wakefield Language

Wakefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,46931921.72%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic6466.67%
Multiple48816.67%

21.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.53%

Male Poverty Rate

24.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wakefield

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%.

Wakefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.00%
High School20.67%
Some College20.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Wakefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.73%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wakefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wakefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,186$60,295
Families$49,792$70,198
Married Families$58,083-
Non Families$26,367$48,037
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Income by Household Type

Wakefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wakefield Married by Age and Sex

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Wakefield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wakefield Marital Status by Race

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Wakefield Marital Status

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194

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War26
Vietnam64
Korea22
World War II12

Wakefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 5422
55 to 6444
65 to 7445
75+46

Wakefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18214.06%
Asian1244.44%

Wakefield Veterans by Race

Wakefield Veterans by Education

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20.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wakefield Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wakefield Employment by Age

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Wakefield Employment by Race

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Wakefield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.58%

Born in Wakefield

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Wakefield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,8510.00%
20111,836-15-0.81%
20121,821-15-0.82%
20131,806-15-0.82%
20141,791-15-0.83%
20151,776-15-0.84%
20161,761-15-0.84%
20171,746-15-0.85%
20181,731-15-0.86%
20191,716-15-0.87%
20201,702-14-0.82%
20211,687-15-0.88%
20221,672-15-0.89%

Wakefield Population by Year