Wanaque, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 11,994 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.8%
 
Males: 5,616  (46.8%)
Females: 6,378  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07420.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,296 (it was $66,113 in 2000)
Wanaque:

$86,296
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,137 (it was $25,403 in 2000)

Wanaque borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $311,562 (it was $172,800 in 2000)
Wanaque:

$311,562
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $313,246; detached houses: $313,423; townhouses or other attached units: $293,316; in 2-unit structures: $348,573; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,501

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,494.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wanaque: 119.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.4%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Wanaque, NJ (2010)
    • 9,01481.1%White alone
    • 1,0759.7%Hispanic
    • 5084.6%Asian alone
    • 3052.7%Black alone
    • 1671.5%Two or more races
    • 330.3%American Indian alone
    • 130.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Wanaque detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wanaque, New Jersey as of January 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wanaque is 5,826 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wanaque by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.8)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.0)
1
(8.5)
2
(16.1)
1
(8.0)
3
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.9)
3
(26.7)
3
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(47.8)
5
(47.1)
4
(36.0)
1
(8.5)
2
(16.1)
7
(56.3)
2
(17.9)
2
(17.9)
6
(53.7)
5
(44.5)
4
(34.7)
7
(58.6)
4
(33.5)
9
(75.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(114.7)
27
(254.1)
19
(170.8)
10
(84.8)
6
(48.3)
8
(64.4)
6
(53.8)
6
(53.6)
11
(98.5)
15
(133.4)
9
(78.2)
7
(58.6)
9
(75.5)
1
(8.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
95
(908.0)
101
(950.7)
131
(1,178)
96
(814.5)
132
(1,062)
109
(876.9)
98
(878.7)
97
(867.0)
92
(823.4)
57
(506.8)
63
(547.3)
73
(611.5)
69
(578.6)
70
(585.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(47.8)
9
(84.7)
5
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.1)
3
(24.1)
6
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
2
(17.8)
1
(8.7)
3
(25.1)
2
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)69.272.075.349.555.255.254.942.056.762.249.842.349.944.1

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City-data.com crime index in Wanaque, NJ

Crime rate in Wanaque detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (21.1%), Polish (9.1%), Irish (8.7%), German (5.2%), American (3.8%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 7.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,503 people per square mile   (low).

Wanaque, New Jersey map

2,035 residents are foreign born (5.2% Europe, 4.3% Latin America, 4.0% Asia).

This borough:

17.3%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,834 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,184 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (7.0 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (21.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (24.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Pompton Lakes borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Bloomingdale borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Oakland borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Riverdale borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Butler borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Ringwood borough, NJ (2.0 miles ),
Franklin Lakes borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Kinnelon borough, NJ (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.04 N, Longitude: 74.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,962 (-25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 865 (14.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Wanaque, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wanaque, NJ in 2017
Wanaque satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Wanaque, NJ
Historical housing units in Wanaque, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +405 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Wanaque, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wanaque, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.2%)

Average climate in Wanaque, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wanaque, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.1. This is worse than average.

City:

99.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.298. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.298
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.447. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.447
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wanaque-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Wanaque borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wanaque-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.5 miles away from Wanaque center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from Wanaque center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Passaic County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wanaque topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wanaque:

  • WANAQUE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HASKELL, NJ)
  • HEALTH CENTER AT BLOOMINGDALE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BLOOMINGDALE, NJ)
  • OAK RIDGE NURSIMG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • OAK RIDGE REHABILITATION AND NC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • ADVANCED CARE CENTER AT LAKEVIEW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • LAKEVIEW CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • OAKLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OAKLAND, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wanaque:

  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 8 miles; Wayne, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 10,198)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 10 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 11 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 11 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Bergen Community College (about 12 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Rockland Community College (about 13 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Montclair State University (about 14 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)

Public high school in Wanaque:

Public elementary/middle school in Wanaque:

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Library in Wanaque:

  • WANAQUE BOROUGH FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $518,228; Location: 616 RINGWOOD AVENUE; 39,991 books; 1,335 audio materials; 2,433 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wanaque: Haskell Station (A), Wanaque-Midvale Station (B), Wanaque Borough Free Public Library (C), Wanaque First Aid Squad (D), Wanaque Borough Volunteer Fire Department Company 2 (E), Wanaque Borough Volunteer Fire Department Company 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wanaque include: Saint Francis of Assisi Church (A), His Word Ministries (B), Midvale United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Clots Lake (A), Stephens Lake (B), Meadow Brook Lake (C), Lake Washington (D), Wanaque Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Meadow Brook (A), Green Swamp Brook (B), Blue Mine Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chris Port - Football player.

Passaic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wanaque and their reported violations in the past:

N.J.D.W.S.C. - WANAQUE NORTH (Population served: 230,480, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.7 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

75.3%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wanaque in 2010:

  • 383 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
400 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Wanaque (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Wanaque @ Stop & Shop Branch at 4 Union Avenue, branch established on 2005/10/27. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Lakeland Bank: Wanaque Branch at 103 Ringwood Avenue, branch established on 1973/01/20. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $2,820.0 mil, Deposits: $2,260.3 mil, headquarters in Newfoundland, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wanaque:

Marital status in Wanaque, NJ
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Wanaque:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wanaque
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wanaque, NJ (based on Passaic County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic199,31556
Other44,39751
Evangelical Protestant20,164110
Mainline Protestant15,79683
Orthodox5,99014
Black Protestant3,61016
None211,954-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 212
Passaic County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 64
Passaic County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 280
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Passaic County:

8.1%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Passaic County:

18.3%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wanaque:

52.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.5%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wanaque:

34.5%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

59.4%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wanaque:

80.3%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wanaque, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$177,787$96,9750$0
Streets and Highways 11$37,229$40,6130$0
Water Supply 8$49,784$74,6761$683
Local Libraries 6$15,857$31,7143$1,812
Financial Administration 6$19,536$39,0721$2,239
Other and Unallocable 4$13,431$40,2933$2,947
Other Government Administration 4$16,319$48,95710$4,412
Police - Other 4$13,777$41,33116$14,193
Judicial and Legal 3$10,438$41,7522$4,562
Health 2$6,754$40,5240$0
Sewerage 1$4,374$52,4880$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 6$6,874
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,013
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,514
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 71$365,286$61,73845$40,249

Wanaque government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $503,000 ($41.94)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($10.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($2.17)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($1.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.50)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,066,000 ($255.63)
    General - Other: $2,823,000 ($235.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,159,000 ($96.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $941,000 ($78.46)
    Regular Highways: $675,000 ($56.28)
    Libraries: $461,000 ($38.44)
    Central Staff Services: $360,000 ($30.02)
    Health - Other: $342,000 ($28.51)
    Financial Administration: $301,000 ($25.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $248,000 ($20.68)
    General Public Buildings: $226,000 ($18.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000 ($12.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $147,000 ($12.26)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($6.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($4.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $957,000 ($79.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,700,000 ($225.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $229,000 ($19.09)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($3.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,462,000 ($372.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $292,000 ($24.35)

Wanaque government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,972,000 ($331.17)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($2.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $400,000 ($33.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $346,000 ($28.85)
    Rents: $220,000 ($18.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $190,000 ($15.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,455,000 ($121.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $872,000 ($72.70)
    Other: $99,000 ($8.25)
    Health and Hospitals: $48,000 ($4.00)
  • Tax - Property: $9,552,000 ($796.40)
    Other License: $108,000 ($9.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $66,000 ($5.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $45,000 ($3.75)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($0.92)

Wanaque government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,514,000 ($1710.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,158,000 ($1347.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,356,000 ($363.18)

Wanaque government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,094,000 ($591.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,901,000 ($241.87)

4.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.01%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.29% ($68,784 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.54% ($63,377)
from Morris County, NJ  0.40% ($84,254)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($58,806 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
to Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($75,079)

Businesses in Wanaque, NJ

  • CVS: 1
  • Stop & Shop: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wanaque:

  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGHT (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; POMPTON LAKES, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wanaque:

  • WPSC-FM (88.7 FM; WAYNE, NJ; Owner: WILLIAM PATERSON COLLEGE OF N. J.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wanaque:

  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wanaque fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 233ft / 71.1mTotal length
  • $962,000Total costs
  • 445,513Total average daily traffic
  • 32,586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 536,982Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wanaque, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wanaque, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wanaque)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Police Headquarters Ringwood Ave (Lat: 41.053139 Lon: -74.289583), Call Sign: KED505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2014, Expiration Date: 03/08/2024, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 41.026167 Lon: -74.290444, Call Sign: WQWS765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.962 MHz, 458.962 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2015, Expiration Date: 11/09/2025, Certifier: Thomas P Norton, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wanaque)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HEAD BALLOONS INC AX8-88 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1985N , Serial Number: 121, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2009
    Registrant (LLC): Heads Up Lta LLC, 70 Lilly Rd, Wanaque, NJ 07465
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 68DS , Serial Number: 18280033, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stephen Jr Sichak, 15 Reservoir Dr, Wanaque, NJ 07465, Other Owners: Mary Jo Sichak

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$255,31456$225,036297$212,33718$117,4447$182,857
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$259,0008$239,37528$208,2503$82,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$237,2007$222,714120$254,89213$103,5383$178,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$271,5007$183,85760$233,6332$234,5002$132,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$275,0005$198,00016$261,6881$45,0001$115,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2366.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$278,4623$339,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$319,5002$326,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$320,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$270,0001$286,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2366.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wanaque, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wanaque, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wanaque, NJ
  • 87.4%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wanaque, NJ
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Other fuel


Wanaque compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Wanaque on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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