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 constituent 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.

Wayne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wayne is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wayne who work in management occupations (15.65%), healthcare (9.61%), and office and administrative support (8.48%).

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.

In addition, Wayne is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

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.

If knowledge is power, Wayne is a pretty powerful place. 69.09% 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 2018 was $62,739, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $250,956 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.

Wayne also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.12%.

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