Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Wayne County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 51,205 with a growth rate of -0.20% 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
201751,205-102-0.20%
201651,307770.15%
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
White48,155
Black or African American1,823
Two or More Races640
Asian313
Some Other Race259
American Indian and Alaska Native109
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Wayne County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

47


Total

45.2


Male

49


Female

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 42,277 adults, (10,621 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

24,041

46.86%

Male

27,266

53.14%

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%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Male61.9%38.1%
Female55.7%44.3%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,1732.4779.1
Married10,2683.0490.9
Non Family6,2351.268.9
Female1,8093.1355.7
Male8613.4961.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade1,0672.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,8357.35%
High School Graduate16,62143.11%
Some College7,33319.02%
Associates Degree2,7877.23%
Bachelors Degree4,65212.07%
Graduate Degree3,2568.45%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,18632,0237,577
Black1,5331,19895
Hispanic1,3911,081137
Multiple Races35726518
Asian24122382
Other Race2221162
Native American98625
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.02%.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,539$39,354$25,666
Less Than High School$22,739$27,149$11,163
High School Grad$28,246$37,208$21,255
Some College$31,311$39,497$26,162
Bachelors Degree$35,267$42,578$31,016
Graduate Degree$60,586$68,942$55,417

$31,539

Average Earnings

$39,354

Average Male

$25,666

Average Female

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language

94.78% of Wayne County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,0385,60812.45%
Hispanic1,48924116.19%
Black4539721.41%
Multiple4628217.75%
Other602948.33%
Native462043.48%
Asian258176.59%

12.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 48.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.30%.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.35%
High School12.24%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.81%
Male Unemployed20.24%
Female Employed5.66%
Male Employed4.34%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Income

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,595$63,078
Families$62,798$73,858
Married Families$71,354$81,508
Non Families$26,146$38,520

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

4,448

Number of Veterans

4,211

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,867
Korea534
First Gulf War496
Second Gulf War358
World War II187

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,467
75+1,180
55 to 64828
35 to 54733
18 to 34240

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,29710.87%
Hispanic1096.80%
Black804.64%
2 or More296.97%
Asian228.15%
Other104.41%
Indian109.71%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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