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Wakefield is a town in Sussex County, in the Richmond metro area.
The latitude of Wakefield is 36.968N. The longitude is -76.99W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 984.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wakefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sussex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23888 ZIP code.
5% of Wakefield residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wakefield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wakefield was $15,290, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Wakefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wakefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.
Libraries in Wakefield include Troxler Memorial Library ... View libraries
Sussex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wakefield political report.
The average commute time for Wakefield workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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