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Wayne Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Wayne Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 2,622 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wayne Heights is located at latitude 39.7455 and longitude -77.5436 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Wayne Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Wayne Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390461) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wayne Heights Census Designated Place is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wayne Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wayne Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,622
Population in Households 2,622
Population in Familes 2,217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,229
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,049
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 771
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 754 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 295 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $225,628
Average Home Value $272,546


Median Household Income $58,906
Average Household Income $76,904
Per Capita Income $29,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.39%
Households 0.25% 0.27%
Families 0.77% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wayne Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne Heights to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 514 71st
Population Density1 # 966 45th
Diversity Index2 # 581 67th
Median Household Income # 405 77th
Per Capita Income # 410 77th

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