Wayne Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,879

Wayne Heights is a city located in Franklin County Pennsylvania. Wayne Heights has a 2024 population of 2,879. Wayne Heights is currently declining at a rate of -4.45% annually but its population has increased by 10.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,605 in 2020.

The average household income in Wayne Heights is $99,011 with a poverty rate of 2.19%. The median age in Wayne Heights is 39.3 years: 38.8 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Wayne Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 89.07%
  • Two or more races: 6.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.26%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,347.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.52% (274)
The current population of Wayne Heights, Pennsylvania is 2,879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,605.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,80389.07%
Two or more races2106.67%
Black or African American1344.26%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wayne Heights Population by Race

Wayne Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Wayne Heights Median Age

39.3

Total

38.8

Male

39.4

Female

Wayne Heights Adults

There are 2,393 adults, (429 of whom are seniors) in Wayne Heights.

Wayne Heights Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,54649.13%
Male1,60150.87%

Wayne Heights Population by Age

Wayne Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2552.5170.629.4
Married7303.0670.729.3
Non Family3331.177.522.5
Male1153.4554.845.2
Female771.9163.636.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wayne Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade231.06%
Associates Degree28913.37%
Bachelors Degree34315.87%
Graduate Degree1306.02%
High School Graduate90141.69%
Less Than 9th Grade261.2%
Some College44920.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wayne Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9081,859463
2+ Races19319310
Hispanic1161160
Black25250

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.27%.

Wayne Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,938$0$0
Graduate Degree$69,861$75,769$0
High School Graduate$38,250$49,375$28,218
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$49,583$67,614$30,417
Some College$54,531$67,656$32,589

$49,583

Average Earnings

$67,614

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Wayne Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wayne Heights Language

94.67% of Wayne Heights residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.58% of the population.

Wayne Heights Language

Wayne Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,714692.54%

2.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.69%

Male Poverty Rate

3.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne Heights is White, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne Heights is White, with 2.54% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.45%.

Wayne Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.41%
High School5.44%
Some College1.36%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Wayne Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Wayne Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$107,900$112,922
Households$85,880$99,011
Married Families$108,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,453$53,085

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wayne Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wayne Heights Marriage

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

Wayne Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wayne Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

269

Number of Veterans

236

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War85
Vietnam80
Korea41
Second Gulf War17
World War II11

Wayne Heights Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5477
75+74
55 to 6456
65 to 7445
18 to 3417

Wayne Heights Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26913.02%

Wayne Heights Veterans by Race

Wayne Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne Heights 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

58.28%

Born in Wayne Heights

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Wayne Heights residents were born in the United States, with 58.28% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wayne Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,879-134-4.45%
20233,013-134-4.26%
20223,147-134-4.08%
20213,28167625.95%
20202,605-11-0.42%
20192,6161787.3%
20182,438-274-10.1%
20172,7121676.56%
20162,545-367-12.6%
20152,9121635.93%
20142,749-208-7.03%
20132,957-125-4.06%
20123,0822067.16%
20112,87633113.01%
20102,54500%

Wayne Heights Population by Year