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Wanaque
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Wanaque is a suburb of New York City with a population of 11,709. Wanaque is in Passaic County. Living in Wanaque offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wanaque there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Wanaque and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Wanaque are highly rated.

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About Wanaque...
Population
11,709

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$318,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,595
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    25.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    8.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    17
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    229.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Wanaque

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$95,023
National
$62,843

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