Wayne County, Michigan Population 2018

Wayne County, Michigan's estimated population is 1,753,616 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Michigan is the 1st largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,753,616-13,977-0.79%
20161,767,59310,9950.63%
20161,756,598-5,500-0.31%
20151,762,098-6,909-0.39%
20141,769,007-8,783-0.49%
20131,777,790-16,283-0.91%
20121,794,073-8,091-0.45%
20111,802,164-12,905-0.71%
20101,815,069-296,618-14.05%
19902,111,687-226,204-9.68%
19802,337,891-328,860-12.33%
19702,666,7514540.02%
19602,666,297231,0629.49%
19502,435,235419,61220.82%
19402,015,623126,6776.71%
19301,888,946711,30160.40%
19201,177,645646,054121.53%
1910531,591182,79852.41%
1900348,79391,67935.66%
1890257,11490,67054.47%
1880166,44447,40639.82%
1870119,03843,49157.57%
186075,54732,79176.69%
185042,75618,58376.88%
184024,17317,392256.48%
18306,7813,20789.73%
18203,5741,34760.48%
18102,227-979-30.54%
18003,2060.00%

Wayne County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White940,071
Black or African American694,872
Asian52,168
Two or More Races41,488
Some Other Race32,715
American Indian and Alaska Native5,950
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander329

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

Wayne County, Michigan 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, Michigan Median Age

37.8


Total

36.1


Male

39.2


Female

Wayne County, Michigan Adults

There are 1,339,835 adults, (243,928 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Michigan.

Wayne County, Michigan Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

917,679

51.92%

Male

849,914

48.08%

Wayne County, Michigan Households and Families

Wayne County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All62.1%37.9%
Male59%41%
Non Family51%49%
Female46.2%53.8%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All669,4122.6162.1
Non Family253,0781.1951
Married247,5483.3982.3
Female130,3463.6446.2
Male38,4403.4259

3.37

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Michigan Households

Wayne County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53,4474.57%
9th to 12th Grade120,42210.31%
High School Graduate352,73430.19%
Some College287,15524.58%
Associates Degree93,5998.01%
Bachelors Degree157,92513.52%
Graduate Degree103,0608.82%

Wayne County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White626,772557,795174,247
Black436,489359,89357,834
Hispanic51,17431,9555,637
Asian33,87528,33318,948
Multiple Races17,72614,2543,864
Other Race17,1249,5891,338
Native American4,1803,435418
Islander22017443

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 55.94%.

Wayne County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,437$40,215$27,984
Less Than High School$18,491$22,173$13,654
High School Grad$26,067$30,916$21,429
Some College$31,174$40,142$26,100
Bachelors Degree$49,005$60,902$41,241
Graduate Degree$68,746$85,166$56,670

$32,437

Average Earnings

$40,215

Average Male

$27,984

Average Female

Wayne County, Michigan Language

Wayne County, Michigan Language by Age

Wayne County, Michigan Language

86.40% of Wayne County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 13.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 4.89% of the population.

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black684,531250,04936.53%
White870,377125,73914.45%
Hispanic98,95728,98829.29%
Multiple40,68212,91431.74%
Asian51,72910,46920.24%
Other32,50910,29431.67%
Native5,8861,83531.18%
Islander3245717.59%

24.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.26%

Male Poverty Rate

25.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Michigan is Black, with 36.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Michigan is White, with 14.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.84%.

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.16%
High School22.09%
Some College17.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.40%

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.68%
Male Unemployed43.49%
Female Employed12.23%
Male Employed8.93%

Wayne County, Michigan Income

Wayne County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,043$60,038
Families$54,085$72,059
Married Families$76,090$93,618
Non Families$26,050$37,732

Wayne County, Michigan Marital Status

Wayne County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Wayne County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by War

90,502

Number of Veterans

84,181

Male Veterans

6,321

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam33,314
First Gulf War12,035
Korea9,113
Second Gulf War8,008
World War II6,065

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7423,478
35 to 5421,757
75+21,578
55 to 6419,115
18 to 344,574

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White56,1257.61%
Black31,7726.16%
Hispanic1,7512.81%
2 or More1,3726.00%
Indian4459.28%
Other4092.00%
Asian3490.90%
Hawaiian3011.81%

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by Education

11.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Michigan Employment Status

Wayne County, Michigan Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Michigan Employment by Race

Wayne County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Detroit713862672795-41067-5.75%
Dearborn9814694444-3702-3.77%
Livonia9694294041-2901-2.99%
Westland8409781545-2552-3.03%
Taylor6313161177-1954-3.10%
Dearborn Heights5777455761-2013-3.48%
Lincoln Park3814436720-1424-3.73%
Southgate3004729085-962-3.20%
Allen Park2821027214-996-3.53%
Garden City2769226719-973-3.51%
Wyandotte2588324955-928-3.59%
Inkster2536624462-904-3.56%
Romulus2398923281-708-2.95%
Hamtramck2241721752-665-2.97%
Trenton1885318253-600-3.18%
Wayne1759316954-639-3.63%
Grosse Pointe Woods1612015639-481-2.98%
Harper Woods1423613730-506-3.55%
Woodhaven1287512461-414-3.22%
Riverview1248612103-383-3.07%
Grosse Pointe Park1155311126-427-3.70%
Highland Park1177610883-893-7.58%
Melvindale1071510322-393-3.67%
Flat Rock 98789828-50-0.51%
Ecorse95089181-327-3.44%
Grosse Pointe Farms94799155-324-3.42%
Plymouth91329077-55-0.60%
River Rouge79037482-421-5.33%
Northville 5974597950.08%
Grosse Pointe54215187-234-4.32%
Gibraltar46564496-160-3.44%
Belleville39913853-138-3.46%
Rockwood32893176-113-3.44%
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores 30082918-90-2.99%
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