Wanamassa, New Jersey Population 2024

4,026

Wanamassa is a city located in Monmouth County New Jersey. Wanamassa has a 2024 population of 4,026. Wanamassa is currently declining at a rate of -3.8% annually and its population has decreased by -13.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,662 in 2020.

The average household income in Wanamassa is $162,572 with a poverty rate of 4.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wanamassa is 44 years, 37.8 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Wanamassa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wanamassa was:

  • White: 95.58%
  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,614.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.64% (-636)
The current population of Wanamassa, New Jersey is 4,026 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,662.

Wanamassa, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,15295.58%
Asian1262.9%
Two or more races661.52%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wanamassa Population by Race

Wanamassa Population Pyramid 2024

Wanamassa Median Age

44

Total

37.8

Male

47.5

Female

Wanamassa Adults

There are 3,379 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in Wanamassa.

Wanamassa Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Wanamassa Sex Ratio

Female2,19150.44%
Male2,15349.56%

Wanamassa Population by Age

Wanamassa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5362.8392.37.7
Married9793.2993.76.3
Non Family4021.3385.814.2
Female1014.161000
Male543.091000

3.34

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

92.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wanamassa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade200.64%
Associates Degree1474.69%
Bachelors Degree1,12035.77%
Graduate Degree77024.59%
High School Graduate52016.61%
Less Than 9th Grade110.35%
Some College54317.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wanamassa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wanamassa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,9272,9051,733
Asian12612688
Hispanic696969
2+ Races900

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Wanamassa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$76,850$147,627$0
Graduate Degree$85,556$84,194$86,481
High School Graduate$37,438$0$37,438
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$74,309$83,837$52,742
Some College$53,940$73,578$31,500

$74,309

Average Earnings

$83,837

Average Male

$52,742

Average Female

Wanamassa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wanamassa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wanamassa Language

95.95% of Wanamassa residents speak only English, while 4.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Wanamassa Language

Wanamassa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,0832095.12%

4.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.02%

Male Poverty Rate

6.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wanamassa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wanamassa is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wanamassa is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Wanamassa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.31%
Some College5.07%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Wanamassa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed5.84%

Wanamassa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wanamassa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$164,490$182,700
Households$162,954$162,572
Married Families$164,902$-999,999,999
Non Families$84,221$101,135

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wanamassa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wanamassa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wanamassa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wanamassa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wanamassa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea14
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Wanamassa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+32
65 to 7411
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Wanamassa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White431.34%

Wanamassa Veterans by Race

Wanamassa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wanamassa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wanamassa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wanamassa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wanamassa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.52%

Born in Wanamassa

96.13%

Native Born

3.87%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

3.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.13% of Wanamassa residents were born in the United States, with 69.52% having been born in New Jersey. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wanamassa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,026-159-3.8%
20234,185-159-3.66%
20224,344-169-3.74%
20214,513-149-3.2%
20204,662320.69%
20194,63020.04%
20184,628-92-1.95%
20174,7201292.81%
20164,591491.08%
20154,542651.45%
20144,477-4-0.09%
20134,481751.7%
20124,406430.99%
20114,363-169-3.73%
20104,53200%

Wanamassa Population by Year