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Waymart, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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The Borough of Waymart had a population of 1,345 as of July 1, 2017. Waymart ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waymart is located at latitude 41.5864 and longitude -75.4037 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Waymart (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,401 feet.

The Borough of Waymart (GNIS ID: 1215689) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waymart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Waymart, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,345
Daytime Population: Workers 3,823
Daytime Population: Residents 758
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,581
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.41
Population in Households 1,243
Population in Familes 975
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 500
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $43,119
Average Household Income $58,991
Per Capita Income $23,639


Total Housing Units 583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $154,938
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 322
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.04% -0.1%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families -0.17% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Waymart, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waymart to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 828 53rd
Population Density # 1398 21st
Diversity Index # 846 52nd
Median Household Income # 1300 26th
Per Capita Income # 1228 30th

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