Wakefield (zip 23888), Virginia 

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Population

1,859

-10.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.4%

Median Income

$39,881

Median Home Price

$156,800

Median Age

45.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.0 / 6.6

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Wakefield (zip 23888), Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the 23888 zip code, while January and July are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Wakefield (zip 23888)
Cost of Living: -16.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

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Wakefield, Va Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Historic interest
Attractive housing
Strong economy
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Entertainment
Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Richmond Metro Area

The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is an attractively-sized, livable capital city with a strong sense of history. The downtown area mixes unremarkable modern buildings with some historic features. On the whole, the area has a considerable base of historic sites, museums and neighborhoods. Outlying suburbs have sprawled concentrically, especially to the west towards Tuckahoe and south towards Petersburg.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wakefield (zip 23888) is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wakefield (zip 23888) jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wakefield (zip 23888)'s cost of living is 16.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wakefield (zip 23888)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the 23888 zip code, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Sussex county remained strongly Democratic, 55.6% to 43.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wakefield (zip 23888)'s population is 1,859 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 10.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wakefield (zip 23888) is Real Estate: $156,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%.

SCHOOLS
Wakefield (zip 23888) public schools spend $16,267 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Wakefield (zip 23888). More Education



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Housing Market in Wakefield

It's a good time to buy in Wakefield. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wakefield is $156,800.
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