Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Wayne County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 51,215 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Pennsylvania is the 43rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201851,276610.12%
201751,215-117-0.23%
201651,332-480-0.93%
201551,812-233-0.45%
201452,045-139-0.27%
201352,184-47-0.09%
201252,231-494-0.94%
201152,725-123-0.23%
201052,84812,90432.31%
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%

How Many People Live in Wayne County, Pennsylvania?

51,215

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,57294.03%
Black or African American1,7643.41%
Two or More Races6831.32%
Asian3010.58%
Some Other Race1930.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1430.28%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

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

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

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 Education

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%.

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group 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%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.28%
High School10.77%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%
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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans

4,526

Number of Veterans

4,279

Male Veterans

247

Female Veterans

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

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

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.24%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.91%

Native Born

3.09%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.91% of Wayne County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 55.24% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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