Wayne County, Michigan Population 2018

Wayne County, Michigan's estimated population is 1,753,616 with a growth rate of -0.17% 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
20171,763,82210,2060.58%
20171,753,616-2,982-0.17%
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
White937,802
Black or African American689,583
Asian54,995
Two or More Races41,251
Some Other Race34,129
American Indian and Alaska Native5,673
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander389

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

Wayne County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

10,00020,00030,00040,00050,00060,00070,000 Male Population10,00020,00030,00040,00050,00060,00070,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wayne County, Michigan Median Age

37.9


Total

36.2


Male

39.4


Female

Wayne County, Michigan Adults

There are 1,340,969 adults, (253,640 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Michigan.

Wayne County, Michigan Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

915,483

51.90%

Male

848,339

48.10%

Wayne County, Michigan Households and Families

Wayne County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Wayne County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All62.2%37.8%
Male59.4%40.6%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female46.3%53.7%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All673,1432.5962.2
Non Family256,3641.1950.9
Married249,6903.3782.4
Female128,1673.646.3
Male38,9223.3959.4

3.34

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.8%

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 Grade53,0424.52%
9th to 12th Grade116,0659.89%
High School Graduate354,40530.21%
Some College285,71624.35%
Associates Degree96,2548.20%
Bachelors Degree161,10213.73%
Graduate Degree106,6789.09%

Wayne County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White628,130561,429178,605
Black437,118362,65958,306
Hispanic52,08332,7565,503
Asian36,03530,75620,560
Other Race18,02510,1491,423
Multiple Races17,71614,4564,243
Native American4,0793,294477
Islander24417445

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.06%.

Wayne County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,204$40,765$29,541
Less Than High School$19,996$23,072$14,678
High School Grad$26,901$31,601$21,935
Some College$31,811$40,318$27,184
Bachelors Degree$50,439$61,991$41,779
Graduate Degree$70,005$86,961$58,253

$34,204

Average Earnings

$40,765

Average Male

$29,541

Average Female

Wayne County, Michigan Language

Wayne County, Michigan Language by Age

Wayne County, Michigan Language

86.00% of Wayne County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 14.00% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 5.15% of the population.

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black679,231237,95435.03%
White867,869124,21714.31%
Hispanic100,02928,18928.18%
Multiple40,42412,53031.00%
Asian54,28211,07020.39%
Other33,9129,83829.01%
Native5,6331,60428.48%
Islander38410928.39%

23.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.60%

Male Poverty Rate

24.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Michigan is Black, with 35.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Michigan is White, with 14.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.14%.

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.48%
High School21.64%
Some College16.50%
Bachelors or Greater6.35%

Wayne County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.10%
Male Unemployed43.05%
Female Employed11.72%
Male Employed8.70%

Wayne County, Michigan Income

Wayne County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,702$62,702
Families$56,118$75,486
Married Families$78,857$97,773
Non Families$27,100$39,184

Wayne County, Michigan Marital Status

Wayne County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

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


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

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by War

86,201

Number of Veterans

79,623

Male Veterans

6,578

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam31,271
First Gulf War12,390
Second Gulf War8,877
Korea8,279
World War II5,187

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7423,705
75+21,073
35 to 5420,167
55 to 6416,683
18 to 344,573

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White53,9387.32%
Black29,7145.80%
Hispanic1,9443.06%
2 or More1,3215.81%
Indian4429.51%
Other3871.78%
Asian3740.90%
Hawaiian258.53%

Wayne County, Michigan Veterans by Education

11.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Michigan Employment Status

Wayne County, Michigan Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

11.6%

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