Housing Data Profile: Wakefield

Demographics

Population

Year Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Population in 1990 24,825 averages: 28,920 18,190 28,940 25,890 17,140
Population in 2000 24,804 averages: 29,470 19,560 30,360 27,130 18,090
Population in 2010 24,932 averages: 30,140 19,870 31,310 27,830 18,660
Projected Population in 2020 25,413 averages: 31,420 20,160 32,810 28,960 19,310
Projected Population in 2030 26,123 averages: 33,050 20,650 34,510 30,300 19,930
Age Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Population for Ages 5-19 in 1990 4,298 averages: 4,885 3,353 5,001 4,550 3,247
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2000 4,438 averages: 5,168 3,892 5,675 5,079 3,641
Population for Ages 5-19 in 2010 4,377 averages: 5,230 3,985 5,703 5,116 3,572
Population for Ages 20-34 in 1990 6,209 averages: 7,685 4,173 8,325 7,416 4,603
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2000 4,637 averages: 6,017 2,949 7,003 6,112 3,792
Population for Ages 20-34 in 2010 4,240 averages: 5,893 2,641 7,056 5,927 3,763
Population for Ages 35-64 in 1990 8,799 averages: 10,220 6,888 9,910 8,994 5,769
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2000 10,387 averages: 11,860 8,382 11,800 10,770 7,074
Population for Ages 35-64 in 2010 11,243 averages: 12,780 8,844 12,600 11,560 7,700
Population for Ages 65 and over in 1990 3,859 averages: 4,325 2,553 3,815 3,227 2,321
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2000 3,749 averages: 4,669 3,055 4,029 3,468 2,449
Population for Ages 65 and over in 2010 3,671 averages: 4,534 3,349 4,190 3,648 2,571
Median Age 42 averages: 41.34 44 41 41 43
Number of Students Enrolled in 2012 3,388 averages: 3,869 3,323 4,296 4,125 3,159
Low Income Students 329 averages: 962 502 1,305 977 1,045
Change in Enrollment since 2005-06 -85 averages: 26 -106 23 -18 -125
Change in Low Income Students since 2005-06 79 averages: 325 209 255 286 230
Race Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 23,181 averages: 23,860 17,280 22,610 21,300 14,200
Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 214 averages: 1,682 627 2,482 1,217 1,115
Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 659 averages: 2,477 998 2,360 2,579 990
Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 0 averages: 4 3 7 6 4
Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 22 averages: 30 35 40 29 30
Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 575 averages: 1,274 505 2,861 1,821 1,788
Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 255 averages: 519 302 608 569 348
Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2011 26 averages: 295 111 333 310 175
% Non-Hispanic White Population in 2010 92.9769 averages: 84.55 88 84 83 89
% Non-Hispanic Black/African American Population in 2010 0.8583 averages: 3.541 2.679 3.117 2.726 2.001
% Non-Hispanic Asian Population in 2010 2.6432 averages: 6.337 4.5 5.358 7 2.728
% Non-Hispanic Pacific Islander Population in 2010 0 averages: 0.01336 0.01875 0.01965 0.02276 0.01784
% Non-Hispanic Native American Population in 2010 0.0882 averages: 0.08697 0.1802 0.107 0.09413 0.2327
% Hispanic/Latino Population in 2010 2.3063 averages: 3.341 2 4.791 4.294 3
% Non-Hispanic multi-race Population in 2010 1.0228 averages: 1.47 1.427 1.534 1.717 1.445
% Non-Hispanic Other One Race Population in 2010 0.1043 averages: 0.6599 0.4683 0.6344 0.6819 0.4433
White Population in 2000 23,902 averages: 25,800 18,030 23,850 22,680 14,810
% White Population in 2000 96.3635 averages: 91.02 92 89 89 92
Minority Population in 2000 902 averages: 3,669 1,522 6,505 4,455 3,279
% Minority Population in 2000 3.6365 averages: 8.979 7 10 10.84 7
Minority Population in 2010 1,751 averages: 6,283 2,584 8,694 6,533 4,452
% Minority Population in 2010 7.0231 averages: 15.45 11.7 15 16 10

Population Projections

Year Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Age Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2020 3,903 averages: 4,978 3,409 5,320 4,722 3,245
Projected Population for Ages 5-19 in 2030 3,650 averages: 5,002 3,217 5,354 4,687 3,185
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2020 4,413 averages: 6,182 2,912 7,536 6,218 3,988
Projected Population for Ages 20-34 in 2030 4,254 averages: 6,116 2,757 7,365 6,101 3,811
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2020 10,836 averages: 13,140 8,519 12,790 11,710 7,706
Projected Population for Ages 35-64 in 2030 10,398 averages: 13,340 8,061 13,060 11,730 7,544
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2020 4,995 averages: 5,408 4,379 5,406 4,744 3,358
Projected Population for Ages 65 and over in 2030 6,520 averages: 6,826 5,646 6,917 6,166 4,367

Households

Type Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Family households with children in 2010 2,825 averages: 3,314 2,360 3,347 3,118 2,052
% Family households with children in 2010 28.27 averages: 29.87 30 32 33 29
Non-Family households with children in 2010 3,447 averages: 4,217 2,346 4,924 3,962 2,688
% Non-Family households with children in 2010 34.49 averages: 32.43 30 31 30 31
Households with householder living alone in 2010 2,812 averages: 3,337 1,961 3,710 2,990 2,086
% Households with householder living alone in 2010 28.14 averages: 26.44 25 25 24 25
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 1,066 averages: 1,323 909 1,293 1,066 772
Households with householder 65 years and over living alone in 2010 10.67 averages: 11.16 12.05 10 9.354 10
Tenure Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 7,330 averages: 7,608 5,987 7,100 6,687 4,521
% Owner-Occupied Households in 2010 73.34 averages: 70.82 79 73 73 76
Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 2,664 averages: 4,302 1,671 5,208 4,066 2,734
% Renter-Occupied Households in 2010 26.66 averages: 29.18 20 26 26 23
Year Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Households in 2000 9,747 averages: 11,550 7,376 11,850 10,390 6,962
Households in 2010 9,994 averages: 11,910 7,658 12,310 10,750 7,256
Average Household Size in 2000 2.52 averages: 2.574 2 2 2.654 2.585
Average Household Size in 2010 2.47 averages: 2.547 2.543 2.587 2.604 2
Age Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2010 762 averages: 1,172 333 1,612 1,220 580
Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2010 2,590 averages: 3,102 1,442 3,192 2,857 1,276
Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2010 3,350 averages: 3,755 2,239 3,779 3,400 1,567
Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2010 2,101 averages: 2,348 1,359 2,340 2,018 941
Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2010 1,191 averages: 1,534 805 1,384 1,175 528

Household Projections

Year Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households in 2020 10,712 averages: 12,820 6,688 13,420 11,590 5,370
Projected Households in 2030 11,394 averages: 13,800 7,149 14,440 12,460 5,794
Projected Average Household Size in 2020 2.35 averages: 2.445 1 2.43 2.339 1.138
Projected Average Household Size in 2030 2.26 averages: 2.375 1 2.341 2.25 1.09
Age Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2020 737 averages: 1,173 367 1,643 1,248 592
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2020 2,573 averages: 3,305 1,404 3,453 2,992 1,349
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2020 3,057 averages: 3,629 2,077 3,595 3,259 1,503
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2020 3,107 averages: 3,273 1,934 3,268 2,850 1,352
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2020 1,238 averages: 1,435 903 1,452 1,242 572
Projected Households with Householder Age 15-29 in 2030 693 averages: 1,149 327 1,593 1,207 562
Projected Households with Householder Age 30-44 in 2030 2,745 averages: 3,556 1,595 3,788 3,240 1,481
Projected Households with Householder Age 45-59 in 2030 2,735 averages: 3,534 1,779 3,445 3,074 1,404
Projected Households with Householder Age 60-74 in 2030 3,295 averages: 3,614 2,144 3,549 3,148 1,505
Projected Households with Householder Age 75 and over in 2030 1,928 averages: 1,951 1,303 2,064 1,787 840
Projected Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 1,435 averages: 1,966 745 2,204 1,855 833
Tenure Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 52 averages: 73 32 74 68 29
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 488 averages: 401 289 303 332 143
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 685 averages: 1,162 338 1,423 1,134 516
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 15-34 between 2010-2020 210 averages: 329 83 403 319 143
Projected Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 509 averages: 618 582 351 383 193
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 2 averages: 3 14 1 1 2
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 885 averages: 1,099 700 996 936 421
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 -422 averages: -532 -172 -641 -557 -235
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 35-54 between 2010-2020 44 averages: 47 38 -6 2 5
Projected Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -138 averages: -237 -139 -236 -260 -82
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -63 averages: -69 -42 -68 -62 -28
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 -196 averages: -269 -186 -250 -262 -96
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 16 averages: 3 24 -13 -14 -1
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 55-74 between 2010-2020 105 averages: 96 64 94 77 41
Projected Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -1,094 averages: -1,449 -688 -1,228 -1,070 -477
Projected Rented Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -35 averages: -46 -30 -43 -38 -18
Projected Owned Single Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -764 averages: -838 -513 -654 -605 -269
Projected Rented Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -126 averages: -324 -68 -318 -247 -112
Projected Owned Multi-Family Household Demand for Ages 75 and over between 2010-2020 -169 averages: -243 -79 -215 -181 -80

Supply

Stock

Type Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Estimate Housing Units 10,521 ± 368 averages: 12,310 8,871 13,050 11,340 8,002
% Single housing units 66.22 averages: 65.77 79 68 69 76
% Single housing units, margin of error 2.32 averages: 2.543 2.786 2.794 2.78 3
% 2-4 housing units 19.47 averages: 14.63 8.06 14 14.11 12
% 2-4 housing units, margin of error 2.91 averages: 2.163 2 2.517 2.419 3
% 5-9 housing units 2.42 averages: 2.996 3.017 4.202 3 3
% 5-9 housing units, margin of error 1.29 averages: 1.078 1.298 1.454 1.35 1.805
% 10-19 housing units 3.92 averages: 3.943 2.837 3.411 3.615 2
% 10-19 housing units, margin of error 1.29 averages: 1.221 1.096 1.195 1.224 1.482
% 20+ housing units 7.97 averages: 12.47 6.394 8 8.422 4
% 20+ housing units, margin of error 3.31 averages: 7 3.706 5 4.998 3
% Other housing units 0 averages: 0.185 0.4857 0.3749 0.6526 1.648
% Other housing units, margin of error 0.22 averages: 0.344 0.6806 0.6348 0.8844 2.093
Estimated occupied housing units 9,921 ± 331 averages: 11,690 7,661 12,230 10,760 7,207
Estimated housing units 10,060 ± 302 averages: 11,680 7,604 12,160 10,690 7,185
Age Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Housing units built before 1939 37.07 averages: 33.98 20 28 25 26
Housing units built before 1939, margin of error 3.25 averages: 3.089 3.184 3.362 3.102 4
Housing units built before 1940-1959 26.48 averages: 22.58 21 20 18.34 16
Housing units built before 1940-1959, margin of error 2.71 averages: 2.711 3 2.996 2.737 3
Housing units built before 1960-1979 21.14 averages: 21.46 27 24 25 24
Housing units built before 1960-1979, margin of error 2.89 averages: 2.741 3.617 3.402 3.348 4
Housing units built before 1980-2000 8.3 averages: 14.63 21 18 21 24
Housing units built before 1980-2000, margin of error 1.84 averages: 2.327 3 2.971 3.087 4
Housing units built in 2000 or after 7.02 averages: 7.345 9.006 8.167 8.987 9
Housing units built in 2000 or after, margin of error 1.66 averages: 1.795 2.256 2.056 2.189 3

Permits

Tenure by Year Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of building permits in 2000 33 averages: 37 63 66 66 51
Single Family unit permits in 2000 33 averages: 30 56 38 43 40
Multi-Family unit permits in 2000 0 averages: 6 6 28 23 10
Number of building permits in 2001 32 averages: 49 60 61 46 48
Single Family unit permits in 2001 28 averages: 21 49 32 34 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2001 4 averages: 27 11 29 12 11
Number of building permits in 2002 63 averages: 33 54 54 52 49
Single Family unit permits in 2002 60 averages: 21 44 32 34 38
Multi-Family unit permits in 2002 3 averages: 12 9 21 18 10
Number of building permits in 2003 27 averages: 43 68 79 62 57
Single Family unit permits in 2003 25 averages: 21 40 30 35 37
Multi-Family unit permits in 2003 2 averages: 22 27 48 27 20
Number of building permits in 2004 118 averages: 95 78 92 70 64
Single Family unit permits in 2004 26 averages: 19 47 34 40 42
Multi-Family unit permits in 2004 92 averages: 75 31 57 29 21
Number of building permits in 2005 77 averages: 61 94 102 113 69
Single Family unit permits in 2005 77 averages: 20 48 35 45 41
Multi-Family unit permits in 2005 0 averages: 41 46 66 68 28
Number of building permits in 2006 66 averages: 50 73 90 62 55
Single Family unit permits in 2006 66 averages: 16 35 28 36 31
Multi-Family unit permits in 2006 0 averages: 33 37 62 26 24
Number of building permits in 2007 57 averages: 168 79 76 79 43
Single Family unit permits in 2007 57 averages: 16 34 25 30 25
Multi-Family unit permits in 2007 0 averages: 151 45 50 48 18
Number of building permits in 2008 69 averages: 50 48 47 37 28
Single Family unit permits in 2008 39 averages: 8 20 15 21 15
Multi-Family unit permits in 2008 30 averages: 42 27 31 16 12
Number of building permits in 2009 35 averages: 14 34 31 30 22
Single Family unit permits in 2009 35 averages: 8 16 14 20 14
Multi-Family unit permits in 2009 0 averages: 6 17 17 10 8
Number of building permits in 2010 35 averages: 19 41 39 39 25
Single Family unit permits in 2010 33 averages: 11 23 18 24 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2010 2 averages: 7 18 20 14 9
Number of building permits in 2011 20 averages: 21 34 39 33 22
Single Family unit permits in 2011 20 averages: 14 20 17 21 13
Multi-Family unit permits in 2011 0 averages: 7 13 21 11 8
Number of building permits in 2012 162 averages: 53 51 63 54 31
Single Family unit permits in 2012 29 averages: 17 26 21 26 16
Multi-Family unit permits in 2012 133 averages: 36 25 41 28 14

Affordability

Cost Burden

AMI Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% Households with income < 30% AMI 11.4811 averages: 11.43 9.4 10 10 11
% Households with income < 30% AMI, margin of error 2.5032 averages: 2.086 2.544 2.464 2.544 6
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI 8.1014 averages: 9.693 9.033 9.12 8.639 10
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI, margin of error 2.3401 averages: 2.034 2.454 2.377 2.404 5
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI 9.0457 averages: 9.258 9 8.855 8.576 11
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI, margin of error 2.346 averages: 1.931 2.565 2.39 2.422 6
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI 8.4493 averages: 8.583 8 8.349 8.569 9
% Households with income 80 - 100% AMI, margin of error 2.1615 averages: 1.906 2.557 2.424 2.461 7
% Households with income > 100% AMI 62.9722 averages: 61.04 63 62 64 55
% Households with income > 100% AMI, margin of error 3.6627 averages: 3.068 3.903 3.771 3.75 7
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened 78.5714 averages: 82.33 84 80 82 81
% Households with income < 30% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 11.9547 averages: 10.71 15.66 22 18.24 61
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened 85.3659 averages: 72.95 74 75 75 67
% Households with income 30 - 50% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 14.9614 averages: 14.49 18 21 27 77
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened 48.2948 averages: 57.12 55 57 56 49
% Households with income 50 - 80% AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 15.0048 averages: 16.13 22 25 26 72
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened 45.7688 averages: 46.69 49 47 48 39
% Households with income 80 - 100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 14.3891 averages: 18.12 23 26 24 86
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened 13.8884 averages: 17.51 17 17 15.85 14
% Households with income >100% of AMI that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.1027 averages: 3.902 5.187 4.919 4.954 21
Income Limits Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 19,800 averages: 19,800 19,330 19,820 19,670 18,670
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 22,600 averages: 22,600 22,080 22,620 22,440 21,320
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 25,450 averages: 25,450 24,860 25,480 25,280 24,000
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 28,250 averages: 28,250 27,590 28,290 28,060 26,640
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 30,550 averages: 30,550 29,840 30,580 30,330 28,800
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 32,800 averages: 32,800 32,030 32,840 32,570 30,940
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 35,050 averages: 35,050 34,220 35,090 34,810 33,050
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 37,300 averages: 37,300 36,430 37,350 37,060 35,180
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 32,950 averages: 32,950 32,190 32,990 32,720 31,110
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 37,650 averages: 37,650 36,790 37,690 37,410 35,560
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 42,350 averages: 42,350 41,380 42,400 42,070 39,970
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 47,050 averages: 47,050 45,970 47,110 46,740 44,390
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 50,850 averages: 50,850 49,670 50,910 50,500 47,980
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 54,600 averages: 54,600 53,350 54,660 54,240 51,540
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 58,350 averages: 58,350 57,020 58,420 57,960 55,070
Very Low (50%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 62,150 averages: 62,150 60,710 62,230 61,740 58,630
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 1 Person Household 47,450 averages: 47,450 46,590 47,370 46,940 45,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 2 Person Household 54,200 averages: 54,200 53,240 54,110 53,630 51,880
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 3 Person Household 61,000 averages: 61,000 59,900 60,900 60,370 58,380
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 4 Person Household 67,750 averages: 67,750 66,520 67,630 67,040 64,810
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 5 Person Household 73,200 averages: 73,200 71,890 73,080 72,420 70,030
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 6 Person Household 78,600 averages: 78,600 77,190 78,460 77,780 75,210
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 7 Person Household 84,050 averages: 84,050 82,520 83,910 83,170 80,400
Low (80%) Income Limits for a 8 Person Household 89,450 averages: 89,450 87,820 89,300 88,500 85,560
Severity Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Owner occupied households where cost burden can be determined 7,376 averages: 7,479 5,998 7,047 6,720 4,492
Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 2,388 ± 306 averages: 2,541 1,960 2,337 2,118 1,484
Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 713 averages: 1,012 773 921 831 587
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened 32.38 averages: 33.34 32 32 30 31
% Owner occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 3.43 averages: 3.845 4 4.319 4.3 5
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened 9.67 averages: 13.11 13.03 12 12.01 12
% Owner occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 2.06 averages: 2.754 3.114 3.033 2.931 4
Renter occupied households where cost burden can be determined 2,364 ± 385 averages: 3,983 1,521 4,872 3,824 2,545
Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 851 ± 234 averages: 1,885 760 2,393 1,752 1,280
Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 531 averages: 927 377 1,220 865 657
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened 36 averages: 48.36 51 47 43 47
% Renter occupied households that are cost burdened, margin of error 7.96 averages: 8.49 11 10 10.21 18
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened 22.46 averages: 23.97 25 23 21 23
% Renter occupied households that are severely cost burdened, margin of error 7.34 averages: 7.52 9.251 8.296 8.009 18
Household Type Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened 27.542 averages: 30 26 28 27 25
% Elderly Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 11.0107 averages: 10.65 13.99 16 17.99 57
% Small Family households that are cost burdened 23.2426 averages: 32.55 30 30 28 30
% Small Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 4.898 averages: 5.754 7.941 7.166 7.052 28
% Large Family households that are cost burdened 22.8612 averages: 35 32 32 33 31
% Large Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 16.1879 averages: 16.43 35 24 24 129
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened 55.2529 averages: 53.29 51 50 50 48
% Elderly Non-Family households that are cost burdened, margin of error 11.7454 averages: 13.11 16 19 24 78
% Other householdss that are cost burdened 44.0678 averages: 36.81 45 41 39 42
% Other householdss that are cost burdened, margin of error 10.6938 averages: 12.35 18 21 21 63

Subsidized Housing Inventory (SHI)

Subsidized Units Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Number of subsidized housing Units 757 averages: 930 575 1,363 968 703
% of Total Units that are subsidized housing 7.24 averages: 7.385 6.832 7.304 7.041 5

Affordability Gap

Income Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $10,000. 0.1 averages: 0.081 0.02698 0.02881 0.07759 0.1816
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $20,000. 0.36 averages: 0.489 0.4792 0.4441 0.6502 3
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $30,000. 0.62 averages: 0.932 1.033 0.945 1.368 6
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $40,000. 1.08 averages: 1.672 2.167 1.967 2.7 11
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $50,000. 2.48 averages: 2.965 4.24 3.838 4.933 19
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $60,000. 4.55 averages: 5.433 8.025 7.142 8.62 28
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $70,000. 8.01 averages: 10.24 13.96 12 14.12 37
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $80,000. 16.32 averages: 18.56 22 20 21 46
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $90,000. 29.24 averages: 30.41 31 29 30 55
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $100,000. 46.44 averages: 44.05 41 39 40 62
% of single family homes sold since 2000 that were affordable to households with an incomes of $120,000. 73.71 averages: 65.93 57 54 57 73
AMI Wakefield Nearest Ten Municipalities Maturing Suburb Community Type Metro Boston Region Middlesex County MA State
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI 885 averages: 1,375 793 1,348 1,012 559
Affordability Gap in Households with income < 30% of AMI, margin of error 455.81 averages: 410 308 390 371 319
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI -315 averages: -430 83 -444 -409 -340
Affordability Gap in Households with income 50-80% AMI, margin of error 374.67 averages: 347 257 313 312 263
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI -550 averages: -946 -877 -905 -602 -220
Affordability Gap in Households with income > 80% of AMI, margin of error 691.1 averages: 657 522 604 597 437

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