Wakefield demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)22017891
Median age51.339.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%41%43%
Speak English98%91%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%
Wakefield, MI has a population of 1,731 and is the 11,880th largest city in the United States. The population density is 220 per sq mi which is 24% higher than the Michigan average and 143% higher than the national average. The median age in Wakefield is 51 which is approximately 30% higher than the Michigan average of 40. In Wakefield, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 75% of Wakefield residents were born in Michigan, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Wakefield is 24% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Wakefield is 30% higher than Michigan.
  • In Wakefield 97.05% of the population is White.
  • In Wakefield 0.69% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wakefield 0.40% of the population is Asian.

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      Wakefield population breakdown by race

      Black or African American0.69%13.89%12.63%
      American Indian0.29%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.56%2.74%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.12%4.75%
      In Wakefield, 0.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Wakefield, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).