Wayne County, Illinois Population 2018

Wayne County, Illinois's estimated population is 16,495 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Illinois is the 65th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,569740.45%
201716,495-78-0.47%
201616,573470.28%
201516,526-67-0.40%
201416,593-67-0.40%
201316,66090.05%
201216,651-5-0.03%
201116,656-82-0.49%
201016,738-503-2.92%
199017,241-818-4.53%
198018,0591,0556.20%
197017,004-2,004-10.54%
196019,008-1,925-9.20%
195020,933-1,159-5.25%
194022,0922,96215.48%
193019,130-3,642-15.99%
192022,772-2,925-11.38%
191025,697-1,929-6.98%
190027,6263,82016.05%
189023,8062,51511.81%
188021,2911,5337.76%
187019,7587,53561.65%
186012,2235,39879.09%
18506,8251,69232.96%
18405,1332,580101.06%
18302,5531,439129.17%
18201,1140.00%

Wayne County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,179
Two or More Races152
Black or African American99
Asian74
American Indian and Alaska Native51
Some Other Race14

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wayne County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wayne County, Illinois Median Age

43.4


Total

42.5


Male

44.4


Female

Wayne County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,816 adults, (3,435 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Illinois.

Wayne County, Illinois Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,360

50.46%

Male

8,209

49.54%

Wayne County, Illinois Households and Families

Wayne County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wayne County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female56%44%
Male44.8%55.2%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1172.3276.6
Married3,8862.9689.9
Non Family2,4441.1163.2
Female5462.7356
Male2413.344.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Illinois Households

Wayne County, Illinois Education

Wayne County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6125.26%
9th to 12th Grade8997.73%
High School Graduate4,28836.87%
Some College2,57522.14%
Associates Degree1,72614.84%
Bachelors Degree1,1299.71%
Graduate Degree4023.46%

Wayne County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2849,9011,519
Hispanic14875
Multiple Races5938
Asian5843
Black4732
Native American353112
Other Race14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 88.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.29%.

Wayne County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,587$40,765$25,032
Less Than High School$27,670$32,143$14,954
High School Grad$32,788$37,248$21,747
Some College$35,681$42,819$24,551
Bachelors Degree$49,038$60,152$40,000
Graduate Degree$41,295$59,615$39,663

$35,587

Average Earnings

$40,765

Average Male

$25,032

Average Female

Wayne County, Illinois Language

Wayne County, Illinois Language by Age

Wayne County, Illinois Language

96.87% of Wayne County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8452,41115.22%
Black967881.25%
Hispanic2236629.60%
Native512447.06%
Asian741114.86%
Multiple15242.63%

15.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

17.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Illinois is Black, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Illinois is Multiple, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.71%.

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.64%
Some College11.80%
High School11.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.76%
Male Unemployed32.50%
Female Employed9.99%
Male Employed6.12%

Wayne County, Illinois Income

Wayne County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,405$59,092
Families$57,027$69,791
Married Families$62,703$
Non Families$28,861$36,009

Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status

Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,241

Number of Veterans

1,215

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam467
Korea154
World War II153
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War108

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74451
75+419
55 to 64181
35 to 54149
18 to 3441

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1959.51%
2 or More4646.94%

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Employment Status

Wayne County, Illinois Employment by Age

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Employment by Race

Wayne County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fairfield51545024-130-2.52%
Wayne City10321013-19-1.84%
Cisne672656-16-2.38%
Jeffersonville367356-11-3.00%
Sims252250-2-0.79%
Mill Shoals 215211-4-1.86%
Mount Erie8887-1-1.14%
Keenes8382-1-1.20%
Johnsonville7776-1-1.30%
Golden Gate6867-1-1.47%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990