Wayne County, Illinois Population 2018

Wayne County, Illinois's estimated population is 16,495 with a growth rate of -0.13% 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
201716,495-22-0.13%
201616,517-56-0.34%
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
White16,070
Two or More Races181
Asian128
Black or African American110
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Some Other Race1

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wayne County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wayne County, Illinois Median Age

42.7


Total

42


Male

43.7


Female

Wayne County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,784 adults, (3,287 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Illinois.

Wayne County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,334

50.46%

Male

8,183

49.54%

Wayne County, Illinois Households and Families

Wayne County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family65%35%
Female64.5%35.5%
Male49.2%50.8%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0372.3478.7
Married3,8872.9790.8
Non Family2,3531.1265
Female5472.7364.5
Male2503.0549.2

2.87

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade5935.13%
9th to 12th Grade8877.67%
High School Graduate4,05735.07%
Some College2,79224.13%
Associates Degree1,62314.03%
Bachelors Degree1,17810.18%
Graduate Degree4393.79%

Wayne County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2429,8431,604
Asian9889
Hispanic8956
Multiple Races6955
Black4427
Native American271913
Other Race11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 48.15%.

Wayne County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,838$40,511$26,221
Less Than High School$27,430$31,759$12,692
High School Grad$31,257$36,695$20,580
Some College$35,209$42,338$25,526
Bachelors Degree$45,536$57,125$35,885
Graduate Degree$42,292$67,250$38,558

$34,838

Average Earnings

$40,511

Average Male

$26,221

Average Female

Wayne County, Illinois Language

Wayne County, Illinois Language by Age

Wayne County, Illinois Language

96.93% of Wayne County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8272,40715.21%
Black1089688.89%
Hispanic1203226.67%
Native271348.15%
Multiple18142.21%

15.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.23%

Male Poverty Rate

16.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Illinois is Black, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Illinois is Multiple, with 2.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.07%.

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.69%
Some College11.88%
High School11.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.45%
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed8.48%
Male Employed6.24%

Wayne County, Illinois Income

Wayne County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,903$57,233
Families$56,203$67,463
Married Families$62,417$
Non Families$27,053$34,579

Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status

Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

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

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,191

Number of Veterans

1,159

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam465
Korea176
World War II156
First Gulf War119
Second Gulf War97

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74422
75+421
55 to 64170
35 to 54150
18 to 3428

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1679.33%
2 or More2422.22%

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Employment Status

Wayne County, Illinois Employment by Age

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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