Wayne, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,041. Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 
Males: 513  (49.3%)
Females: 528  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  52.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14840.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,819 (it was $38,056 in 2000)
Wayne:

$49,819
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,034 (it was $21,563 in 2000)

Wayne town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,774 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Wayne:

$114,774
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $155,206; Detached houses: $172,584; In 2-unit structures: $120,023; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $362,705; Mobile homes: $56,448
Wayne races chart
  • White alone - 1,028 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wayne: 157.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.3%), German (18.8%), Irish (17.7%), Polish (9.2%), United States (8.0%), Italian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1165 feet

Land area: 20.7 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (very low).

Wayne,NY real estate house value index trend

Wayne, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Wayne:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wayne town:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

34 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  2.9%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Wayne town:  1.8% ($1,475)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Wayne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, NY (55.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (198.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tyrone, NY (1.9 miles ), Hammondsport, NY (2.4 miles ), Pulteney, NY (2.5 miles ), Urbana, NY (2.5 miles ), Barrington, NY (2.6 miles ), Bradford, NY (2.9 miles ), Dundee, NY (3.0 miles ), Orange, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 77.13 W

Area code: 607

Wayne household income distribution Wayne home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Wayne: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wayne, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wayne-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Wayne town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 37.2 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wayne-area historical earthquake activity is near New York 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 174.5 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 180.8 miles away from Wayne 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 221.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the city 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 157.4 miles away from Wayne center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Steuben County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wayne topographic map

Birthplace of: Francis Kernan - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Wayne: Robert F. Shipley.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wayne:

  • STEUBEN CO PUBLIC HLTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BATH, NY)
  • BATH VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 14 miles away; BATH, NY)
  • SCHUYLER COUNTY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WATKINS GLEN, NY)
  • SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL E C U (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PENN YAN, NY)
  • YATES COUNTY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; PENN YAN, NY)
  • PENN YAN MANOR NURSING HOME IN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PENN YAN, NY)
  • ARNOT HEALTH SCHUYLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MONTOUR FALLS, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wayne:

  • Corning Community College (about 24 miles; Corning, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,036)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 29 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 30 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 4,732)
  • Ithaca College (about 33 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 33 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • Alfred University (about 37 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 2,411)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 37 miles; Alfred, NY; FT enrollment: 3,483)

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Notable locations in Wayne: Wayne Four Corners (A), Wayne Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wayne: Waneta Lake Baptist Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Gobel Cemetery (1), McDowell Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Steuben County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

Wayne compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wayne town (based on Steuben County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.70%
Here: 42.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents47.9%16.4%7.6%5.4%4.8%
Congregations11.7%23.4%5.1%10.9%8.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents4.0%1.8%1.4%1.3%9.4%
Congregations4.4%4.4%5.1%1.5%25.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Steuben County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Steuben County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Steuben County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Steuben County:

28.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
State:

15.6%

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
New York average:

5.06%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,299 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chemung County, NY  0.66% ($42,923 average AGI)
from Allegany County, NY  0.27% ($29,059)
from Monroe County, NY  0.27% ($38,250)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Steuben County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chemung County, NY  0.68% ($44,280 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.33% ($30,146)
to Livingston County, NY  0.26% ($30,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wayne:

  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WFLR (1570 AM; 5 kW; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTY COMMUNICATION CORP.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYLF (850 AM; 1 kW; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: M B COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wayne:

  • WFLR-FM (95.9 FM; DUNDEE, NY; Owner: LAKES COUNTRY COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBA-FM (98.7 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMM (97.7 FM; BIG FLATS, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIK (103.1 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVIN-FM (98.3 FM; BATH, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES MASS MEDIA, NA CORP.)
  • WNGZ (104.9 FM; MONTOUR FALLS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WNKI (106.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • W220CJ (91.9 FM; PENN YAN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WISY (102.3 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wayne:

  • W60AD (Channel 60; SAVONA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • W20BL (Channel 20; BATH, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYDC (Channel 48; CORNING, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W26BF (Channel 26; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W56AI (Channel 56; HAMMONDSPORT, NY; Owner: BOCES OF STEUBEN-ALLEGANY COUNTY)

Wayne fatal accident list:

May 1, 1998 08:20 PM, Sr-54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 26 (Lat: 42.471472 Lon: -77.104694), Call Sign: KNIZ299, Licensee ID: L00050400
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2004, Expiration Date: 04/06/2014
    Registrant: County Of Schuyler, 10th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, Phone: (607) 535-4513

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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