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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Wanamassa is a suburb of New York City with a population of 4,720. Wanamassa is in Monmouth County. Living in Wanamassa offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wanamassa there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Wanamassa and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wanamassa are highly rated.
About Wanamassa...
Population
4,720

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$363,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,445
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Wanamassa Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Wanamassa

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,000
National
$55,322
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Wanamassa Reviews

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It is expensive to live in my area, but I live near the beach and there is a lot to do - so that makes it enjoyable.
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In this area there is discrete discrimination.
being recently unemployed I am finding it hard to receive assistance, yet see many others abusing the system.