NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Wayne, NJ

Wayne, NJ is located in Passaic County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Wayne is about 54,190 with about 882 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 54,717.

The Average Home Value is $461,600.00, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 59% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $118,044.00, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 51% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wayne is about 5.6%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Passaic County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 28.73% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.71%
Republican: 41.13%
Libertarian: 0.49%
Green: 0.36%
Other: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Pequannock, NJ (2.56 mi.)
Haledon, NJ (3.14 mi.)
Totowa, NJ (3.30 mi.)
Lincoln Park, NJ (3.35 mi.)
Pompton Plns, NJ (3.45 mi.)
Paterson, NJ (4.35 mi.)
Little Falls, NJ (4.38 mi.)
Hawthorne, NJ (4.57 mi.)
Riverdale, NJ (4.64 mi.)
Franklin Lks, NJ (4.77 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07470
Latitude : 40.948353
Longitude : -74.242410
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 370 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973, 862

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.71
Male Population Estimate : 47.90%
Female Population Estimate : 52.10%
Median Age : 42.8
Male Median Age : 41.3
Female Median Age : 44.1

White Population Estimate : 87.43%
Black Population Estimate : 2.59%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.92%
Asian Population Estimate : 9.03%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.08%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.27%
Other Population Estimate : 2.23%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wayne specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Passaic County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Passaic County: About 382 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Passaic County is about 10% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 25% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.