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The Borough of Wanaque had a population of 11,861 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Wanaque is located at latitude 41.0382 and longitude -74.294 in Passaic County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wanaque encompass a land area of 8.01 sq. miles and a water area of 1.24 sq. miles. Passaic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.
The Borough of Wanaque (GNIS ID: 885431) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wanaque: Whinokie.
|Total Population||11,861 (100%)|
|Population in Households||11,446 (96.5%)|
|Population in Families||9,939 (83.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||415 ( 3.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$99,959|
|Average Household Income||$130,163|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,284|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,402 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,531 (80.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||774 (17.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||97 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$314,653|
|Average Home Value||$325,142|
|Housing Affordability Index3||136|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.94%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.64%|
The table below compares Wanaque to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 110||80th|
|Population Density||# 382||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 199||64th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 333||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 219||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 245||55th|
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