Wayne County, Tennessee Population 2018

Wayne County, Tennessee's estimated population is 16,583 with a growth rate of -1.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Tennessee is the 75th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,583-259-1.54%
201616,8421771.06%
201616,665-12-0.07%
201516,677-111-0.66%
201416,788-62-0.37%
201316,850-68-0.40%
201216,918-24-0.14%
201116,942-45-0.26%
201016,9873,05221.90%
199013,935-11-0.08%
198013,9461,58112.79%
197012,3654573.84%
196011,908-1,956-14.11%
195013,8642261.66%
194013,6381,50412.39%
193012,134-743-5.77%
192012,8778156.76%
191012,062-874-6.76%
190012,9361,46512.77%
189011,4711701.50%
188011,3011,09210.70%
187010,2091,09412.00%
18609,11594511.57%
18508,1704656.04%
18407,7051,69228.14%
18306,0133,554144.53%
18202,4590.00%

Wayne County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,448
Black or African American1,128
Some Other Race89
American Indian and Alaska Native69
Two or More Races61
Asian47

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

Wayne County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Wayne County, Tennessee Median Age

41.9


Total

39.4


Male

46.2


Female

Wayne County, Tennessee Adults

There are 13,794 adults, (3,032 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Tennessee.

Wayne County, Tennessee Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

7,504

44.56%

Male

9,338

55.44%

Wayne County, Tennessee Households and Families

Wayne County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All83%17%
Non Family77.3%22.7%
Male76.1%23.9%
Female74.5%25.5%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0202.4683
Married3,3333.0188.3
Non Family1,7341.177.3
Female6643.1674.5
Male2892.6376.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Tennessee Households

Wayne County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9827.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,67213.52%
High School Graduate5,37343.43%
Some College2,47820.03%
Associates Degree5494.44%
Bachelors Degree7856.35%
Graduate Degree5324.30%

Wayne County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2088,9181,267
Black83261035
Hispanic2201217
Native American65294
Other Race5614
Asian32304
Multiple Races3025

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 12.50%.

Wayne County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,690$32,038$20,367
Less Than High School$15,708$20,605$13,816
High School Grad$26,184$35,741$18,509
Some College$25,920$32,389$20,576
Bachelors Degree$36,979$$34,615
Graduate Degree$45,938$53,864$44,688

$26,690

Average Earnings

$32,038

Average Male

$20,367

Average Female

Wayne County, Tennessee Language

Wayne County, Tennessee Language by Age

Wayne County, Tennessee Language

97.73% of Wayne County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Wayne County, Tennessee Poverty

Wayne County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2162,54417.90%
Black20111054.73%
Hispanic24410241.80%
Other775166.23%
Asian372156.76%
Multiple551934.55%

18.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Tennessee is Other, with 66.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Tennessee is White, with 17.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.12%.

Wayne County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.24%
High School17.11%
Some College11.79%
Bachelors or Greater6.09%

Wayne County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.77%
Male Unemployed32.84%
Female Employed6.91%
Male Employed5.71%

Wayne County, Tennessee Income

Wayne County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,008$46,399
Families$43,938$53,921
Married Families$49,406$
Non Families$18,075$25,104

Wayne County, Tennessee Marital Status

Wayne County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Tennessee 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 55To64.

Wayne County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Tennessee Veterans

Wayne County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,049

Number of Veterans

1,014

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam371
First Gulf War209
Second Gulf War177
Korea89
World War II42

Wayne County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54300
65 to 74255
75+224
55 to 64142
18 to 34128

Wayne County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9707.73%
Black716.76%
2 or More413.33%
Indian46.15%

Wayne County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

13.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Tennessee Employment Status

Wayne County, Tennessee Employment by Age

46.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Wayne County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Clifton26922658-34-1.26%
Waynesboro24262357-69-2.84%
Collinwood978965-13-1.33%
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