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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.

A relatively large number of people in Wayne telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.49% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Even though Wayne is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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.