Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Wayne County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 51,205 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Pennsylvania is the 44th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,6564510.88%
201751,205-25-0.05%
201651,230-483-0.93%
201551,713-274-0.53%
201451,987-159-0.30%
201352,146-58-0.11%
201252,204-496-0.94%
201152,700-115-0.22%
201052,81512,87132.22%
199039,9444,70713.36%
198035,2375,65619.12%
197029,5811,3444.76%
196028,237-241-0.85%
195028,478-1,456-4.86%
194029,9341,5145.33%
193028,4209853.59%
192027,435-1,801-6.16%
191029,236-935-3.10%
190030,171-839-2.71%
189031,010-2,503-7.47%
188033,5133250.98%
187033,1889492.94%
186032,23910,34947.28%
185021,89010,04284.76%
184011,8484,18554.61%
18307,6633,53685.68%
18204,12720.05%
18104,1251,56361.01%
18002,5620.00%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,572
Black or African American1,764
Two or More Races683
Asian301
Some Other Race193
American Indian and Alaska Native143

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

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Median Age

47.7


Total

45.9


Male

49.8


Female

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 42,768 adults, (11,571 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

24,252

46.95%

Male

27,404

53.05%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All79.2%20.8%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family67%33%
Female55.1%44.9%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2022.4979.2
Married10,4253.0690.9
Non Family6,3201.1967
Female1,7183.3655.1
Male7393.475.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Households

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1472.94%
9th to 12th Grade2,9457.54%
High School Graduate16,96243.43%
Some College7,24018.54%
Associates Degree2,7977.16%
Bachelors Degree4,71712.08%
Graduate Degree3,2448.31%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,67832,3247,596
Black1,5061,124102
Hispanic1,4371,173158
Multiple Races30323335
Asian24722664
Other Race1791212
Native American1258314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.91%.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,316$40,274$26,620
Less Than High School$23,486$26,854$12,529
High School Grad$29,560$36,932$22,163
Some College$31,888$41,224$27,373
Bachelors Degree$38,938$50,788$31,706
Graduate Degree$56,128$57,614$53,199

$32,316

Average Earnings

$40,274

Average Male

$26,620

Average Female

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language

94.89% of Wayne County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 5.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,2964,91510.85%
Hispanic1,54922814.72%
Black4198821.00%
Multiple5716511.38%
Asian2582911.24%
Native632234.92%
Other3226.25%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 34.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.28%
High School10.77%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.64%
Male Unemployed18.98%
Female Employed5.21%
Male Employed4.39%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Income

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,161$64,598
Families$64,992$75,971
Married Families$71,558$82,607
Non Families$27,123$39,138

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Pennsylvania 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 45To54.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


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

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

4,526

Number of Veterans

4,279

Male Veterans

247

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,986
First Gulf War507
Korea500
Second Gulf War383
World War II149

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,521
75+1,307
55 to 64809
35 to 54705
18 to 34184

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,40610.98%
Hispanic955.73%
Black543.22%
Asian249.72%
2 or More205.18%
Other115.95%
Indian118.15%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Honesdale44764180-296-6.61%
Waymart13411264-77-5.74%
Hawley12121138-74-6.11%
Promn250237-13-5.20%
Bethany245232-13-5.31%
Starrucca173165-8-4.62%
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