Wayne, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

The land was originally inhabited by Indians who hunted and fished the area. The land was purchased from them in 1695 by investors who represented England and were sent from New York City. The town was officially established in 1847 when a meeting was held and the frist mayor was appointed, Mayor William Hogencamp. The town was named after a hero of the Revolutionary War, General Anthony Wayne. The town of Wayne became a farming community with mills, and blacksmith shops. After World War II, the town became more residential and modern when major roads and highways were created. Schools were built to meet the growing needs of the population. Today, Wayne is a well established town providing many things for many people of all ages.

General Information

Town Name: Wayne
City Hall:
Address: 475 Valley Road, Wayne NJ 07470
Phone Number: 973-694-1800
Land Area: 23.82 sq. miles
Distance to NYC: 28.2 miles
Town Website: http://www.waynetownship.com
Library Website: http://www.waynepubliclibrary.org/
Water Service: Township Water
Gas & Electric: PSE & G

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 54,325
Population Density / Mile: 2,290
Median Age: 43.87
Number of Households: 18,970
Average Household Size: 2.717
Households with Children: 5,840
Median Household Income: $111,253

Population

Population: 54,325
Population Density / Mile: 2,290
Change in Population Since 2010: .41%
Male Population: 26,141
Female Population: 28,185
Median Age: 43.87

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 2735
5-9 years: 2437
10-14 years: 3040
15-19 years: 4593
20-24 years: 4589
25-29 years: 3071
30-34 years: 2440
35-39 years: 2241
40-44 years: 2603
45-49 years: 3449
50-54 years: 4266
55-59 years: 4468
60-64 years: 3911
65-69 years: 3293
70-74 years: 2481
75-79 years: 1779
80-84 years: 1405
85+ years: 1522

Households

Number of Households: 18,970
Average Household Size: 2.717
Households with Children: 5,840
Households without Children: 8,308
Family Households: 14,148
Non-Family Households: 621

Marital Status

Never Married: 14333
Now Married: 24869
Separated: 401
Widowed: 3558
Divorced: 2951

Income

Median Household Income: $111,253
Average Household Income: $139,288
Per Capita Income: $49,435
Average Total Household Expenditure: $57,763

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $46,292
25-44 years: $122,819
45-64 years: $137,066
Over 64 years: $61,333

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 438
$10,000-$15,000 331
$15,000-$20,000 409
$20,000-$25,000 465
$25,000-$30,000 374
$30,000-$35,000 463
$35,000-$40,000 401
$40,000-$45,000 509
$45,000-$50,000 470
$50,000-$60,000 880
$60,000-$75,000 1323
$75,000-$100,000 2478
$100,000-$125,000 2101
$125,000-$150,000 1827
$150,000-$200,000 2986
$200,000-$250,000 1969
$250,000-$500,000 840
$500,000 up 707

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 904
Some High School: 1556
High School Grad: 9151
Some College: 4820
Associate Degree: 1846
Bachelors Degree: 11685
Graduate Degree: 6967

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 60
Blue Collar: 40

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 51.5
Average January Low Temperature: 19.5
Average January High Temperature: 37.7
Average July Low Temperature: 64.4
Average July High Temperature: 85.5

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 97
Lead 76
Nitrogen Oxide 152
Ozone 81
Particulate Matter 103
Air Pollution 102

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 55 Locations
Automotive Services 87 Locations
Banks - Financial 149 Locations
Eating - Drinking 252 Locations
Farm - Ranch 4 Locations
Government - Public 17 Locations
Health Care Services 582 Locations
Hospitality 17 Locations
Organizations - Associations 61 Locations
Personal Services 903 Locations
Pet Services 11 Locations
Shopping 569 Locations
Travel 29 Locations

Schools

Albert P Terhune Elementary
Anthony Wayne Middle Sch Elementary
Fallon Elem School Elementary
George Washington Elementary
John F Kennedy Elementary
Lafayette Elementary
Packanack Elementary
Pines Lake Elementary
Randall Carter Elementary
Ryerson Elementary
Schuyler-Colfax Mid Sch Elementary
Theunis Dey Elementary
Wayne Hills High Secondary
Wayne Valley High Secondary

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