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Wayne, PA
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Wayne profile


Living in Wayne



Wayne is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,160 people and nine associated neighborhoods, Wayne is the 183rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

Wayne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Wayne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Wayne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.49% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Despite being a small town, Wayne has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wayne. 69.50% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wayne in 2018 was $70,543, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $282,172 for a family of four. However, Wayne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wayne is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wayne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wayne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wayne include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

In addition, Wayne has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.86%).

The most common language spoken in Wayne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.