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Wakefield
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

Wakefield Residents

Wakefield Residents Overview

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
26,993
Unemployment Rate
2.2%
Poverty Rate
4.1%
Non-Citizens
2.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 9 responses
  • Hard working family orientated people!
    67%
  • Family oriented
    22%
  • Laid Back
    11%

Wakefield Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    91%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • Asian
    2%
  • African American
    2%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%

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Income

Median Household Income
$100,278
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    10%
  • $25-$44k
    10%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    30%
  • $150k+
    32%
Median Individual Income
$49,338
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    16%
  • $15-$34k
    22%
  • $35-$64k
    25%
  • $65k+
    37%

Community

Poll
75%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 12 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 8 responses
  • WE HAVE A GREAT SCHOOL SYSTEM AND COMMUNITY!
    50%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    13%
  • Get to know your neighbors, but don't force it.
    13%

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