Wakefield

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  2. Wakefield Statistics
  3. Wakefield Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Wakefield Employment Information
  5. Wakefield Family Information
  6. Wakefield Education Information
  7. Wakefield Business Information
  8. Wakefield Public Benefits Information
  9. Wakefield Criminal Information
  10. Wakefield Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Wakefield Zip Codes


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Wakefield Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 24,804
  • Land Area (2000): 19.340 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.148 square kilometers
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  • Area Code(s): 339, 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): WAKEFIELD

Wakefield Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 24,885 2002 Not Available 2005 Not Available
2000 25,627 2003 24,839 2006 24,723
2001 Not Available 2004 24,716 2007 24,557

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Houses (2000): 9,937
Wakefield Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 13,622
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $696,310,000 / $172,576,000

Wakefield Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 13,896 13,135 761 5.48% 55
1991 13,789 12,784 1,005 7.29% 73
1992 13,783 12,735 1,048 7.61% 76
1993 13,719 12,906 813 5.92% 59
1994 13,753 13,054 699 5.08% 51
1995 13,498 12,906 592 4.39% 44
1996 13,637 13,173 464 3.40% 34
1997 13,903 13,486 418 3.00% 30
1998 14,038 13,674 364 2.59% 26
1999 14,224 13,833 391 2.75% 28
2000 13,959 13,649 310 2.22% 22
2001 14,057 13,586 472 3.35% 34
2002 13,980 13,298 682 4.88% 49
2003 13,818 13,090 728 5.27% 53
2004 13,643 13,008 636 4.66% 47
2005 13,717 13,119 598 4.36% 44
2006 13,706 13,106 600 4.37% 44
2007 13,807 13,250 557 4.03% 40
2008 13,882 13,268 614 4.42% 44
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 13,852 13,233 619 4.47% 45
Feb 2008 13,806 13,205 601 4.35% 44
Mar 2008 13,829 13,256 573 4.14% 41
Apr 2008 13,749 13,283 466 3.39% 34
May 2008 13,692 13,124 568 4.15% 41
Jun 2008 14,012 13,326 686 4.90% 49
Jul 2008 14,073 13,438 635 4.51% 45
Aug 2008 14,072 13,401 671 4.77% 48
Sep 2008 13,854 13,145 709 5.12% 51
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Wakefield Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 835 12.25%
2. Construction 809 11.87%
3. Finance and Insurance 585 8.58%
4. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 361 5.30%
5. Educational Services 346 5.08%
6. Public Administration 326 4.78%
7. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 287 4.21%
8. Other Transportation 266 3.90%
9. Health Care 224 3.29%
10. Repair and Maintenance 218 3.20%
11. Accommodation and Food Services 177 2.60%
12. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 142 2.08%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 137 2.01%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 137 2.01%
15. Food and Beverage Stores 103 1.51%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 101 1.48%
17. Metal Manufactuing 101 1.48%
18. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 101 1.48%
19. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 88 1.29%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 80 1.17%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,071 16.73%
2. Educational Services 829 12.95%
3. Finance and Insurance 776 12.12%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 695 10.86%
5. Social Assistance 225 3.52%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 211 3.30%
7. Public Administration 186 2.91%
8. Personal and Laundry Services 139 2.17%
9. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 129 2.02%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 128 2.00%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 122 1.91%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 120 1.87%
13. Construction 118 1.84%
14. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 116 1.81%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 101 1.58%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 81 1.27%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 72 1.12%
18. Department and Other General Stores 69 1.08%
19. U.S. Postal Service 66 1.03%
20. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 64 1.00%

Wakefield Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 445 6.53%
2. Other Management Occupations 383 5.62%
3. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 352 5.16%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 319 4.68%
5. Engineers 294 4.31%
6. Other Installation / Maintenance 247 3.62%
7. Accountants and Auditors 245 3.59%
8. Top Executives 228 3.35%
9. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 206 3.02%
10. Operations Managers Non Finance 204 2.99%
11. Business Operations Specialists 189 2.77%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 172 2.52%
13. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 154 2.26%
14. Financial Managers 151 2.22%
15. Carpenters 144 2.11%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 128 1.88%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 123 1.80%
18. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 122 1.79%
19. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 117 1.72%
20. Lawyers 115 1.69%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 513 8.01%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 484 7.56%
3. Registered Nurses 344 5.37%
4. Other Management Occupations 321 5.01%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 273 4.26%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 234 3.66%
7. Accountants and Auditors 217 3.39%
8. Business Operations Specialists 216 3.37%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 215 3.36%
10. Computer Specialists 197 3.08%
11. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 197 3.08%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 187 2.92%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 174 2.72%
14. Customer Service Representatives 163 2.55%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 149 2.33%
16. Cashiers 132 2.06%
17. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 129 2.02%
18. Child Care Workers 124 1.94%
19. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 112 1.75%
20. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 110 1.72%

Wakefield Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 11,257 56.60%
15-35 hours 2,953 14.85%
1-14 hours 762 3.83%
No regular hours 4,917 24.72%

Wakefield Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 219 1.73%
5 AM-5:29 AM 205 1.62%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 434 3.44%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,105 8.75%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,296 10.27%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,980 15.68%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,470 19.56%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,936 15.33%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 946 7.49%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 669 5.30%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 260 2.06%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 62 0.49%
Noon-3:59 PM 646 5.12%
4 PM-11:59 PM 397 3.14%

Wakefield Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 353 2.80%
5-9 1,243 9.85%
10-14 1,672 13.24%
15-19 1,449 11.48%
20-24 2,006 15.89%
25-29 588 4.66%
30-34 1,885 14.93%
35-39 289 2.29%
40-44 683 5.41%
45-59 1,360 10.77%
60-89 943 7.47%
At least 90 154 1.22%

Wakefield Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 53 0.42% 7,258 57.49%
30-44 324 2.57% 2,533 20.06%
45-59 347 2.75% 1,013 8.02%
At least 60 468 3.71% 629 4.98%

Wakefield Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 14 0.11%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 894 6.86%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,211 78.34%
 Motorcycle 11 0.08%
 Other 47 0.36%
 Public transportation 1,192 9.15%
 Walked 256 1.96%
 Worked at home 409 3.14%

Wakefield Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Family Information

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Households (2000): 9,776 (24,561 people)
Families (2000): 6,643 (20,561 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,221
People at same address in 1995: 15,684

Wakefield Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 425 4.35%
$10,000-$14,999 351 3.59%
$15,000-$19,999 318 3.25%
$20,000-$24,999 359 3.67%
$25,000-$29,999 370 3.78%
$30,000-$34,999 399 4.08%
$35,000-$39,999 537 5.49%
$40,000-$44,999 456 4.66%
$45,000-$49,999 392 4.01%
$50,000-$59,999 884 9.04%
$60,000-$74,999 1,067 10.91%
$75,000-$99,999 1,783 18.24%
$100,000-$124,999 1,137 11.63%
$125,000-$149,999 498 5.09%
$150,000-$199,999 486 4.97%
$200,000 or more 314 3.21%

Wakefield Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,575 26.42%
 Family, 2 people 2,636 27.04%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 481 4.93%
 Family, 3 people 1,602 16.44%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 56 0.57%
 Family, 4 people 1,519 15.58%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 21 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 611 6.27%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.08%
 Family, 6 people 181 1.86%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 55 0.56%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.02%

Wakefield Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,114 28.38%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 5,115 17.89%
Public Assistance 133 0.47%
Retirement 1,774 6.20%
Self Employment 1,355 4.74%
Social Security 2,756 9.64%
Supplemental Security 326 1.14%
Wage / Salary 7,855 27.47%
Other 1,163 4.07%

Wakefield Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,933 53.80%
 With children under 18 2,519 46.20%

Wakefield Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 638 6.74%
 Married 5,809 61.34%
 Never Married 2,756 29.10%
 Widowed 267 2.82%

Wakefield Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,038 9.70%
 Married 5,744 53.67%
 Never Married 2,685 25.09%
 Widowed 1,236 11.55%

Wakefield Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Education Information

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Wakefield Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 494 2.57%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,441 7.50%
 High school diploma or equivalent 4,763 24.78%
 Some college, no degree 3,582 18.64%
 Associate degree 1,603 8.34%
 Bachelors degree 4,730 24.61%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,606 13.56%

Wakefield Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 140 0.56% 397 1.60% 537 2.16%
Kindergarten 224 0.90% 71 0.29% 295 1.19%
Grades 1-4 1,142 4.60% 157 0.63% 1,299 5.24%
Grades 5-8 1,179 4.75% 85 0.34% 1,264 5.10%
Grades 9-12 1,015 4.09% 212 0.85% 1,227 4.95%
Undergrad college 553 2.23% 445 1.79% 998 4.02%
Graduate or professional school 176 0.71% 339 1.37% 515 2.08%
Total 4,429 17.86% 1,706 6.88% 6,135 24.73%

Wakefield Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 953
Wakefield Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Public Benefits Information

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Wakefield Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 23,807 96.91%
 Below Poverty Level 759 3.09%

Wakefield Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Criminal Information

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Wakefield Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.764 0.000 0.000 0.121 0.884 0.161 1.567 7.715 0.723 10.167
2000 0.937 0.039 0.273 0.234 1.483 0.039 2.107 8.663 1.288 12.097
2001 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 0.443 0.121 0.000 0.242 0.805 0.000 1.691 7.206 1.047 9.944
2004 0.364 0.081 0.000 0.121 0.566 0.000 1.983 6.514 0.688 9.184
2005 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2006 1.739 0.121 0.081 0.364 2.306 0.000 1.820 8.171 0.930 10.921
2007 1.547 0.204 0.000 0.244 1.995 0.122 1.995 8.959 0.855 11.809

Wakefield Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 1 41
2005 1 39
2006 1 41
2007 1 43

Wakefield Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 275
2000 348

Wakefield Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Wakefield Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,106 12.52%
10-19 Years 2,925 11.79%
20-29 Years 2,556 10.30%
30-39 Years 4,287 17.28%
40-49 Years 4,282 17.26%
50-59 Years 2,939 11.85%
60-69 Years 1,778 7.17%
70-79 Years 1,786 7.20%
80-89 Years 963 3.88%
90+ Years 182 0.73%

Wakefield Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 11,762 47.42%
 Female 13,042 52.58%

Wakefield Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 23,902 96.36%
 Asian 353 1.42%
 Hispanic/Latino 204 0.82%
 Multiracial 200 0.81%
 African-American 106 0.43%
 Other Race 22 0.09%
 Amerindian 15 0.06%
 Pacific Islander 2 0.01%

Wakefield Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 8,185 27.78%
2. Italian 7,069 23.99%
3. English 3,314 11.25%
4. French Non-Basque 1,560 5.29%
5. German 1,369 4.65%
6. French Canadian 1,197 4.06%
7. Scottish 1,058 3.59%
8. United States Or American 1,033 3.51%
9. Polish 799 2.71%
10. Scotch Irish 593 2.01%

Wakefield Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 21,520 92.46%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 446 1.92%
3. Italian 348 1.50%
4. French 173 0.74%
5. Chinese 130 0.56%
6. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 120 0.52%
7. German 94 0.40%
8. Polish 76 0.33%
9. Vietnamese 66 0.28%
10. African 53 0.23%

Wakefield Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 23,566 95.01%
 Naturalized immigrant 766 3.09%
 Not a citizen 472 1.90%

Wakefield Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Wakefield Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Wakefield Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01880