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Wanaque is a borough in Passaic County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "place where the sassafras tree grows"
The latitude of Wanaque is 41.038N. The longitude is -74.294W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,419.
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15% of Wanaque residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wanaque ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wanaque was $25,403, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Wanaque residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wanaque, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $843. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,616.
Libraries in Wanaque include Wanaque Free Public Library ... View libraries
Passaic County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wanaque political report.
The average commute time for Wanaque workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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