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Population Demographics for Wakefield, Massachusetts in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population24,932100
Hispanic or Latino5752
Two or More Races2901
Black or African American229Below 1%
Some Other Race150Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population11,98912,94324,932
Hispanic or Latino287288575
Two or More Races130160290
Black or African American13297229
Some Other Race8070150

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Wakefield

Total Population:24,932
Male Population:11,989
Female Population:12,943

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Wakefield

Both sexes42

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Wakefield

Total Population:24,678
Male Population:11,894
Under 5 years:743
5 to 9 years:726
10 to 14 years:742
15 to 17 years:501
18 and 19 years:220
20 years:88
21 years:112
22 to 24 years:407
25 to 29 years:754
30 to 34 years:745
35 to 39 years:823
40 to 44 years:962
45 to 49 years:1,018
50 to 54 years:981
55 to 59 years:851
60 and 61 years:333
62 to 64 years:402
65 and 66 years:217
67 to 69 years:265
70 to 74 years:352
75 to 79 years:251
80 to 84 years:232
85 years and over:169
Female Population:12,784
Under 5 years:658
5 to 9 years:750
10 to 14 years:787
15 to 17 years:451
18 and 19 years:184
20 years:92
21 years:92
22 to 24 years:380
25 to 29 years:771
30 to 34 years:785
35 to 39 years:878
40 to 44 years:1,014
45 to 49 years:1,103
50 to 54 years:1,070
55 to 59 years:954
60 and 61 years:322
62 to 64 years:466
65 and 66 years:219
67 to 69 years:321
70 to 74 years:440
75 to 79 years:365
80 to 84 years:333
85 years and over:349

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Wakefield

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Wakefield

Family led homes:6,547
Husband-wife family:5,265
Other family:1,282
Population of male led with no wife present:323
Population female led with no husband present:959
Population of Nonfamily homes:3,447
Population living alone:2,812
Population not living alone:635

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Wakefield with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:3,006
Population of family homes:2,989
Husband-wife family:2,393
Under 6 years only:658
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:371
6 to 17 years only:1,364
Other family:596
Male householder, no wife present:138
Under 6 years only:42
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:16
6 to 17 years only:80
Female led with no husband present:458
Under 6 years only:74
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:46
6 to 17 years only:338
Nonfamily households:17
Male led households:7
Under 6 years only:2
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:5
Female led householder:10
Under 6 years only:3
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:7
Households with no people under 18 years:6,988
Family households:3,558
Husband-wife family:2,872
Other family:686
Male led with no wife present:185
Female led with no husband present:501
Nonfamily households:3,430
Male led householder:1,504
Female led householder:1,926

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Wakefield, by type

Total Home Population:9,994
Population of Family homes:6,547
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:37
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:699
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,465
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,760
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:730
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:624
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:679
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:422
Population of 85 year olds and over:131
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:3,447
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:88
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:577
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:486
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:569
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:291
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:306
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:492
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:390
Population of 85 year olds and over:248

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Wakefield containing people over 60

Total Population:9,994
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:3,613
1-person household:1,331
2-or-more-person household:2,282
Family households:2,162
Nonfamily households:120
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:6,381
1-person household:1,481
2-or-more-person household:4,900
Family homes:4,385
Nonfamily homes:515

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Wakefield with multiple generations.

Total Population:9,994
Home has three or more generations:309
Home does not have three or more generations:9,685

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Wakefield under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:5,358
Unmarried partner of home lead present:180
In family homes:172
Population of male led and male partner homes:7
Population of male led and female partner households:91
Population of female led and female partner households:17
Population of female led and male partner households:57
In nonfamily homes:8
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:4
Population of female led and female partner homes:2
Population of female led and male partner homes:2
No unmarried partner of home lead present:5,178
In family homes:5,166
Population of husband-wife family homes:4,422
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:110
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:634
In nonfamily homes:12

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Wakefield

Total Population:20,103
Population Under 18 years:5,317
Population 18 years and over:14,786

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Wakefield have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:7,330
Family home:5,580
Nonfamily homess:1,750
Male led home:690
Living alone:543
Not living alone:147
Female led home:1,060
Living alone:922
Not living alone:138
Population of Renter occupied homes:2,664
Family run homes:967
Husband-wife family:531
Other family:436
Male led with no wife present:104
Female led with no husband present:332
Nonfamily Homes:1,697
Male led homes:821
Male living alone:614
Male not living alone:207
Female led homes:876
Females living alone:733
Females not living alone:143

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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