Wayne County, Mississippi Population 2019

Wayne County, Mississippi's estimated population is 20,416 with a growth rate of -0.17% 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
201820,298-118-0.58%
201720,416-35-0.17%
201620,451-40-0.20%
201520,491380.19%
201420,453-5-0.02%
201320,458-155-0.75%
201220,6130.00%
201120,613-156-0.75%
201020,7691,2526.41%
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
White11,831
Black or African American8,289
Two or More Races132
Asian94
American Indian and Alaska Native67
Some Other Race45

Wayne County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Wayne County, Mississippi Median Age

37.4


Total

35.5


Male

38.4


Female

Wayne County, Mississippi Adults

There are 15,350 adults, (3,274 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Mississippi.

Wayne County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

10,447

51.07%

Male

10,011

48.93%

Wayne County, Mississippi Households and Families

Wayne County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family79.9%20.1%
Female63.9%36.1%
Male41.9%58.1%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7622.6180.8
Married3,9823.1390.6
Non Family2,0341.1679.9
Female1,4143.263.9
Male3322.8641.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2198.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,17915.97%
High School Graduate5,10937.45%
Some College2,44317.91%
Associates Degree9747.14%
Bachelors Degree8806.45%
Graduate Degree8396.15%

Wayne County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4076,4501,443
Black5,0123,657276
Hispanic11665
Asian9463
Native American6726
Multiple Races3333
Other Race3016

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 white people with a rate of 17.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,790$39,894$21,667
Less Than High School$27,375$35,901$
High School Grad$24,103$32,850$16,679
Some College$32,125$49,892$18,900
Bachelors Degree$42,344$82,250$36,649
Graduate Degree$44,932$48,229$43,615

$30,790

Average Earnings

$39,894

Average Male

$21,667

Average Female

Wayne County, Mississippi Language

Wayne County, Mississippi Language by Age

Wayne County, Mississippi Language

98.88% of Wayne County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Wayne County, Mississippi Poverty

Wayne County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,1463,77346.32%
White11,6791,0749.20%
Hispanic1312922.14%
Other452964.44%
Multiple1291310.08%

24.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.23%

Male Poverty Rate

24.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi is Other, with 64.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi is White, with 9.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.82%
High School21.77%
Some College15.61%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.71%
Female Unemployed60.84%
Female Employed15.04%
Male Employed6.29%

Wayne County, Mississippi Income

Wayne County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,215$55,425
Families$50,696$65,628
Married Families$69,096-
Non Families$17,720$24,207

Wayne County, Mississippi Marital Status

Wayne County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wayne County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans

969

Number of Veterans

938

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam404
First Gulf War142
Second Gulf War89
Korea63
World War II20

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6186.66%
Black3516.01%

Wayne County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

13.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Mississippi Employment Status

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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