Wakefield, Virginia Population 2020

11,782
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Wakefield is a city located in Virginia. Wakefield has a 2020 population of 11,782. Wakefield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,275 in 2010. Wakefield reached it's highest population of 13,082 in 2015.

The average household income in Wakefield is $164,968 with a poverty rate of 2.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,314 per month, and the median house value is $627,400. The median age in Wakefield is 44.4 years, 42.3 years for males, and 46.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.4 males.

Wakefield Demographics

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

  • White: 75.94%
  • Asian: 19.23%
  • Black or African American: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wakefield, Virginia is 11,782, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,782.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,275.

Wakefield, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,94775.94%
Asian2,26619.23%
Black or African American2512.13%
Two or More Races2351.99%
Some Other Race620.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.18%
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Wakefield Population Pyramid 2020

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Wakefield Median Age

44.4


Total

42.3


Male

46.2


Female

Wakefield Adults

There are 8,937 adults, (2,335 of whom are seniors) in Wakefield.

Wakefield Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wakefield Sex Ratio

Female

5,850

49.65%

Male

5,932

50.35%

Wakefield Households and Families

Wakefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wakefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family93.6%6.4%
All91.5%8.5%
Married91.2%8.8%
Female88.5%11.5%

91.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7453.1491.5
Married2,8483.3991.2
Non Family5181.3793.6
Female3053.7888.5
Male743.46100

3.37

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

0.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wakefield Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1682.09%
9th to 12th Grade1221.52%
High School Graduate81810.19%
Some College96211.98%
Associates Degree4625.75%
Bachelors Degree2,45830.61%
Graduate Degree3,03937.85%
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Wakefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6405,6004,220
Asian1,5311,350805
Hispanic600531266
Black162162129
Multiple Races858566
Native American212121
Other Race101010

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,735$90,739$49,810
Less Than High School$28,188$29,469$
High School Grad$37,188$$35,750
Some College$32,350$58,125$28,448
Bachelors Degree$70,170$91,518$56,220
Graduate Degree$104,450$121,781$67,279

$66,735

Average Earnings

$90,739

Average Male

$49,810

Average Female

Wakefield Language

Wakefield Language by Age

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Wakefield Language

72.95% of Wakefield residents speak only English, while 27.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.08% of the population.

Wakefield Poverty

Wakefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8652142.72%
Asian2,266351.54%
Multiple2353012.77%
Black251207.97%
Hispanic1,156131.12%

2.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.88%

Male Poverty Rate

2.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wakefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wakefield is Multiple, with 12.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wakefield is Hispanic, with 1.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.73%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%
High School2.57%
Some College1.83%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.60%
Female Employed2.77%
Male Employed1.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wakefield Income

Wakefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$142,463$164,968
Families$154,650$171,609
Married Families$161,384-
Non Families$90,833$117,893
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Wakefield Marital Status

Wakefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

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 35-44.

Wakefield Marital Status by Race

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Wakefield Veterans

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1,126

Number of Veterans

1,012

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam463
First Gulf War408
Second Gulf War244
Korea102
World War II53
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74299
75+297
35 to 54279
55 to 64193
18 to 3458
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,03915.07%
Hispanic11516.34%
2 or More3338.82%
Black2414.63%
Asian201.19%
Indian1047.62%

Wakefield Veterans by Education

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4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wakefield Employment Status

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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28.85%

Born in Virginia

77.15%

Native Born

22.85%

Foreign Born

7.13%

Non Citizen

15.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.15% of Wakefield residents were born in the United States, with 28.85% having been born in Virginia. 7.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,7820.00%
201911,7820.00%
201811,782-611-4.93%
201712,393-304-2.39%
201612,697-385-2.94%
201513,0823983.14%
201412,6844493.67%
201312,2353092.59%
201211,926-121-1.00%
201112,0477726.85%
201011,2750.00%