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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: 53,654
Population Density / Mile: 2,262
Median Age: 43.92
Number of Households: 18,700
Average Household Size: 2.72
Households with Children: 5,600
Median Household Income: $117,968

Population

Population: 53,654
Population Density / Mile: 2,262
Change in Population Since 2010: -.81%
Male Population: 25,852
Female Population: 27,801
Median Age: 43.92

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 2545
5-9 years: 2389
10-14 years: 2837
15-19 years: 4060
20-24 years: 4819
25-29 years: 3594
30-34 years: 2630
35-39 years: 2274
40-44 years: 2142
45-49 years: 2864
50-54 years: 3729
55-59 years: 4445
60-64 years: 4245
65-69 years: 3509
70-74 years: 2832
75-79 years: 1923
80-84 years: 1365
85+ years: 1449

Households

Number of Households: 18,700
Average Household Size: 2.72
Households with Children: 5,600
Households without Children: 8,162
Family Households: 13,762
Non-Family Households: 813

Marital Status

Never Married: 13762
Now Married: 25318
Separated: 431
Widowed: 3351
Divorced: 3021

Income

Median Household Income: $117,968
Average Household Income: $144,399
Per Capita Income: $51,174
Average Total Household Expenditure: $67,031

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $34,485
25-44 years: $131,607
45-64 years: $148,541
Over 64 years: $66,881

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 397
$10,000-$15,000 342
$15,000-$20,000 495
$20,000-$25,000 439
$25,000-$30,000 354
$30,000-$35,000 532
$35,000-$40,000 353
$40,000-$45,000 410
$45,000-$50,000 415
$50,000-$60,000 769
$60,000-$75,000 1253
$75,000-$100,000 2192
$100,000-$125,000 1947
$125,000-$150,000 1879
$150,000-$200,000 4189
$200,000-$250,000 1534
$250,000-$500,000 656
$500,000 up 545

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: 867
Some High School: 1331
High School Grad: 8684
Some College: 4607
Associate Degree: 2438
Bachelors Degree: 11718
Graduate Degree: 7360

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 61
Blue Collar: 39

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 99
Lead 75
Nitrogen Oxide 151
Ozone 81
Particulate Matter 103
Air Pollution 102

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 54 Locations
Automotive Services 87 Locations
Banks - Financial 138 Locations
Eating - Drinking 233 Locations
Farm - Ranch 4 Locations
Government - Public 19 Locations
Health Care Services 618 Locations
Hospitality 13 Locations
Organizations - Associations 61 Locations
Personal Services 915 Locations
Pet Services 12 Locations
Shopping 523 Locations
Travel 36 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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