Most Expensive Wayne Neighborhoods
Wayne is a medium-sized town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 35,507 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Wayne is the 20th 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.
Wayne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wayne is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wayne who work in management occupations (19.85%), sales jobs (12.35%) and office and administrative support (10.40%).
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.
Of important note, Wayne is also a town of artists. Wayne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wayne’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.11% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Wayne, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Wayne provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Wayne is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Wayne area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Wayne is a pretty powerful place. 72.85% of the adults in Wayne have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Wayne in 2010 was $58,036, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $232,144 for a family of four.
Wayne is a somewhat 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, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Wayne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,951|
|WAYNE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||67.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||32.12%|
|TYPE OF WAYNE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.91%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||15.96%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.17%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.95%|
|SIZE OF WAYNE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.83%|
|AGE OF WAYNE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.49%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||36.37%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.04%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.10%|
|WAYNE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$570,696|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,700|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.76%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.41%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||8.54%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||9.81%|
|$320,001 - $426,000||17.44%|
|$426,001 - $533,000||12.89%|
|$533,001 - $799,000||22.09%|
|$799,001 - $1,065,000||14.42%|
|PEOPLE OF WAYNE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.96%|
|5 TO 17||16.01%|
|18 TO 24||12.25%|
|25 TO 34||10.18%|
|35 TO 54||26.57%|
|55 TO 64||13.77%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.24%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.30%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$110,472|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$58,036|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.26%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.08%)
Real estate (3.07%)
Information Technology (2.94%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.40%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.04%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.62%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.68%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.05%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (23.85%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.04%)
Other Asian languages (1.19%)
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