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Wayne, New Jersey
Dover, Delaware
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Wayne is 44% more densely populated than Dover.
People are 19% more likely to be married in Dover.
The Median Age is 13.5 years older in Wayne.

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PEOPLE
 Wayne, NJDover, DEUnited States
 Population55,21037,522321,418,820
 Population - 201054,33735,474308,745,538
 Population - 200054,06932,135285,036,114
 Population - 199047,02527,630251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.41%35.80%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now2.11%16.76%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3251,61991
 Land Area24233,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age43.730.237.4
 Female Population52.64%51.98%50.81%
 Male Population47.36%48.02%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Wayne, NJDover, DEUnited States
 Age 0 to 44.19%6.94%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.11%6.19%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.70%5.41%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.84%3.30%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.60%11.39%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.86%8.30%5.61%
 Age 25 to 349.11%14.03%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.65%10.62%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5416.22%9.80%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.99%5.21%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.71%4.38%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.95%7.61%7.64%
 Age 75 to 845.67%4.56%4.26%
 Age 85 and over3.42%2.25%1.85%
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 RACE
 Wayne, NJDover, DEUnited States
 White79.09%43.87%62.77%
 Black1.96%41.59%12.24%
 Asian9.03%2.17%4.95%
 Native American0.07%0.31%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.15%0.16%
 Other0.07%0.29%0.20%
 Two or More Races0.81%3.28%2.13%
 Hispanic8.97%8.33%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic91.03%91.67%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Wayne, NJDover, DEUnited States
 Households18,24712,680116,211,000
 Family Households13,8397,36776,958,100
 Non Family Households4,4085,31339,253,000
 Household Size2.872.552.63
 Married Population55.16%35.98%50.58%
 Single Population44.84%64.02%49.42%
 Now Married54.34%33.36%48.41%
 Married but Separated0.82%2.62%2.17%
 Never Married31.06%45.11%32.55%
 Widowed7.37%6.69%5.95%
 Divorced6.41%12.22%10.92%
 Married, w/children35.75%21.15%31.68%
 Married, no children49.51%38.35%41.44%
 Single, w/children6.62%30.62%16.94%
 Single, no children8.13%9.88%9.95%
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