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Wayne Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Wayne Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 54,143. Wayne Township is in Passaic County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Wayne Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wayne Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Wayne Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Wayne Township are highly rated.

About

About Wayne Township...
Population
54,143

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$565,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,038
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Wayne Township Rankings

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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
    89.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    1.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    150.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,794.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    74.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Wayne Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$147,740
National
$75,149

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