Wayne County, Mississippi Population 2018

Wayne County, Mississippi's estimated population is 20,446 with a growth rate of -0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Mississippi is the 46th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,446-71-0.35%
201620,517670.33%
201620,450-36-0.18%
201520,486350.17%
201420,451-6-0.03%
201320,457-155-0.75%
201220,61210.00%
201120,611-157-0.76%
201020,7681,2516.41%
199019,5173822.00%
198019,1352,48514.92%
197016,6503922.41%
196016,258-752-4.42%
195017,010820.48%
194016,9281,63310.68%
193015,295-172-1.11%
192015,4677585.15%
191014,7092,17017.31%
190012,5392,72227.73%
18909,8171,07612.31%
18808,7414,535107.82%
18704,20651513.95%
18603,69179927.63%
18502,89277236.42%
18402,120-661-23.77%
18302,781-542-16.31%
18203,3232,070165.20%
18101,2530.00%

Wayne County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,099
Black or African American8,082
Two or More Races152
Asian75
Some Other Race56
American Indian and Alaska Native53

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

Wayne County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wayne County, Mississippi Median Age

36.9


Total

35.7


Male

37.6


Female

Wayne County, Mississippi Adults

There are 15,326 adults, (3,221 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Mississippi.

Wayne County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

10,646

51.89%

Male

9,871

48.11%

Wayne County, Mississippi Households and Families

Wayne County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All81.7%18.3%
Non Family81.6%18.4%
Female69%31%
Male48.3%51.7%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4962.7281.7
Married3,7303.2589.5
Non Family2,0341.1781.6
Female1,3763.4169
Male3563.1948.3

3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Mississippi Households

Wayne County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1718.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,14115.80%
High School Graduate5,09937.62%
Some College2,51418.55%
Associates Degree1,0627.84%
Bachelors Degree9366.91%
Graduate Degree6304.65%

Wayne County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4906,5851,277
Black4,8313,494289
Hispanic14197
Asian7555
Multiple Races6161
Native American5319
Other Race248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 15.04%.

Wayne County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,315$38,496$20,363
Less Than High School$27,066$35,885$
High School Grad$22,189$32,333$14,527
Some College$31,641$45,156$20,256
Bachelors Degree$40,750$80,840$34,250
Graduate Degree$43,770$43,125$44,041

$29,315

Average Earnings

$38,496

Average Male

$20,363

Average Female

Wayne County, Mississippi Language

Wayne County, Mississippi Language by Age

Wayne County, Mississippi Language

98.51% of Wayne County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Wayne County, Mississippi Poverty

Wayne County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9183,59145.35%
White11,8141,49212.63%
Hispanic2974816.16%
Other564885.71%
Multiple150138.67%

25.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.91%

Male Poverty Rate

25.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi is Other, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.32%.

Wayne County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.13%
High School23.37%
Some College15.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Wayne County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.59%
Female Unemployed62.35%
Female Employed16.41%
Male Employed6.88%

Wayne County, Mississippi Income

Wayne County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,458$54,061
Families$47,348$64,167
Married Families$63,468$
Non Families$18,570$25,252

Wayne County, Mississippi Marital Status

Wayne County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Wayne County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans by War

981

Number of Veterans

962

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam438
First Gulf War177
Korea68
World War II29
Second Gulf War

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54335
55 to 64310
65 to 74188
75+148
18 to 34

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6607.01%
Black3215.64%
Hispanic1913.48%

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

13.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Mississippi Employment Status

Wayne County, Mississippi Employment by Age

53%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Wayne County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waynesboro50434944-99-1.96%
State Line 565551-14-2.48%
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