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Home For Sale In Wayne NJ When searching homes for sale in Wayne NJ you will notice that Wayne offers a very wide range in housing styles and age.  Homes for sale in Wayne NJ include single family homes, condos, townhouses  and a new construction homes.  Wayne Township offers homes for sale in Packanack Lake and Pines Lake which are two lake communities in constant high demand.

Many of the homes for sale in Wayne NJ  will border one of eleven other municipalities.  Wayne NJ borders Haledon, Little Falls, North Haledon, Pompton Lakes and Totowa which are all located in Passaic County.  Wayne homes will also border Franklin Lakes and Oakland in Bergen County, Fairfield and North Caldwell in Essex County and finally Lincoln Park and Pequannock which are located in Morris County.

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Wayne NJ Real Estate

Searching homes for sale in Wayne NJ can sometimes lead you into a multiple offer situation.  Homes for sale in Wayne NJ when priced well will generate heavy buyer interest with a short marketing period and possibly multiple offers.  According to the GSMLS during 2019 there were 650 homes for sale in Wayne that closed which includes condo and town-homes.  The median sales price in January-March was $425,000, followed by $440,000 in April-June, $455,000 in July-September and finally October-December showed a decline to $435,000.  The 1st quarter of 2020 the median sales price for all homes for sale in Wayne NJ was $443,000 vs. $425,000 same time period last year.

Every home for sale in Wayne, NJ will offer you a great school system, loads of shopping, easy access to three area hospitals, St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center, in Wayne – Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains  and The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

Wayne Transportation

Midtown ManhattanWayne is one of the few towns with an abundance of access to major highways, buses, trains and a park & ride.  Wayne offers easy access to I-80, I-287, Route 23, Route 46 and Route 208.  Need a train or a bus to Hoboken, Jersey City or New York City?  No problem, Wayne has you covered with their recently added Wayne / Route 23 Transit Center.


Wayne Public Schools

Picture of school books with an appleThe Wayne public school system is one of the largest school districts in northern New Jersey.  There are approximately 9,000 students between the 9 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 2 high schools.  The Wayne public school system is divided by which part of town you live in.  The traditional separation line is Ratzer Road which then bends and turns near the border of Wayne.

North of Ratzer Road is known as the “Hills” side of town.  South of Ratzer Road is more commonly known as the “Valley” side.  It is not uncommon for students to have friends on the opposite of side of town.  In the early years there is no separation or division when it comes to community organizations or youth sports.  Some of the best moments in town is when Wayne Valley and Wayne Hills play each at the high school level.

Wayne Elementary Schools are: Randall Carter, Theunis Dey, James Fallon, John F Kennedy, Lafayette, Packanack, Pines Lake, Ryerson, and Albert P Terhune.  All of these schools offer grades K-5.  Packanack Elementary does offer PreK.

Wayne Middle Schools are: Anthony Wayne, George Washington and Schuyler-Colfax 6-8th grade.  The students attending Anthony Wayne does split off to Wayne Valley High School or Wayne Hills High School.  George Washington students will move on to Wayne Valley High School and Schuyler-Colfax students will attend Wayne Hills High School.

Wayne High Schools are: Wayne Hills High School with an estimated student population of 1,340.  Wayne Valley High School has an estimated student population of 1,489.

Wayne Special Education K-12

The Wayne public school takes great pride in offer the best special education for grades K-12.  Special education is available for ages 3-21 and provides the least restrictive environment possible.

Wayne Public Schools Fun Facts

Wayne Shopping

  • Willowbrook Mall is Wayne Township’s premier indoor shopping destination, featuring two levels, over 1.5 million square feet, and more than 200 retail establishments and dining venues. The Willowbrook Mall is the fourth largest shopping mall in New Jersey.
  • The 30-acre Laurelwood Arboretum is one of Wayne’s top outdoor attractions. This picturesque, botanically diverse haven features well maintained woodland trails, serene ponds and streams, and beautiful gardens with hundreds of varieties of azaleas, rhododendrons, and rare plants and trees. The arboretum’s gravel paths wind and connect throughout the venue, making it an ideal destination for hikers, runners, birdwatchers, photographers, and nature lovers.

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