Living in Wakefield, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wakefield SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Wakefield, MA Crime Report

217
Total Crimes
790.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-69.22%
Below National Average

Wakefield, MA Cost Of Living

145
Wakefield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average

Wakefield, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
26,960
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
4.0%
Median Home
$470,900
Median Income
$95,302
Median Rent
$1,360

Wakefield, MA Photos

Rankings for Wakefield in Massachusetts

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Map Of Wakefield, MA

Population over time in Wakefield

Year Population % Change
2017 26,960 0.5%
2016 26,823 1.6%
2015 26,399 0.9%
2014 26,157 1.2%
2013 25,835 1.7%
2012 25,400 1.1%
2011 25,118 1.3%
2010 24,794 0.7%
2009 24,620 -
Crime/100k Wakefield MA USA
Violent Crime 153.0 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 18.2 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 91.1 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 637.6 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 54.7 200.8 376.0
Larceny 553.8 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 29.1 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wakefield

White
90.4% (24,364)
African American
1.3% (353)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.2% (598)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (33)
Two Or More
1.3% (348)
Hispanic
4.7% (1,264)
Race Wakefield MA USA
White 90.4% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.7% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Wakefield, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.3% (89,841)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (64,746)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.9% (158,853)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.8% (128,739)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.3% (225,105)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (440,173)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (312,186)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.4% (550,342)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.9% (321,974)
$200,000 or more
15.0% (404,036)
Income Wakefield MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.9% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.8% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.3% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.4% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.9% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 15.0% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Wakefield

Female
51.9% (13,979)
Male
48.1% (12,980)
Gender Wakefield MA USA
Female 51.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wakefield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (808)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,078)
High School / GED
20.0% (5,392)
Some College
13.0% (3,504)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,426)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (8,357)
Master's Degree
15.0% (4,044)
Professional Degree
3.0% (808)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (539)
Education Wakefield MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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