Wayne City, Illinois Population 2024

974

Wayne City is a city located in Wayne County Illinois. Wayne City has a 2024 population of 974. Wayne City is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,002 in 2020.

The average household income in Wayne City is $63,340 with a poverty rate of 11.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wayne City is 46.2 years, 39.8 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Wayne City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wayne City was:

  • White: 98.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
565.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.79% (-28)
The current population of Wayne City, Illinois is 974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,002.

Wayne City, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White96298.87%
Two or more races111.13%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wayne City Population by Race

Wayne City Population Pyramid 2024

Wayne City Median Age

46.2

Total

39.8

Male

48.8

Female

Wayne City Adults

There are 759 adults, (233 of whom are seniors) in Wayne City.

Wayne City Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne City Sex Ratio

Female53454.88%
Male43945.12%

Wayne City Population by Age

Wayne City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4212.3182.217.8
Married1973.0291.48.6
Non Family1401.0584.315.7
Female722.8556.943.1
Male122.1758.341.7
showing: 5 rows

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wayne City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wayne City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20%.

Wayne City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,361

Average Earnings

$51,964

Average Male

$34,286

Average Female

Wayne City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wayne City Language

98.28% of Wayne City residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Wayne City Language

Wayne City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White96210711.12%
Multiple11436.36%
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11.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.85%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne City is Multiple, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne City is White, with 11.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.29%.

Wayne City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.61%
Less Than 9th Grade15.56%
Some College8.18%
Bachelors or Greater
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Wayne City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed14.04%
Male Employed5.45%
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Wayne City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wayne City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wayne City 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 35-44.

Wayne City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wayne City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wayne City Veterans by War

count

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Wayne City Veterans by Age

count

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Wayne City Veterans by Race

Wayne City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.26%

Born in Wayne City

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wayne City residents were born in the United States, with 87.26% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wayne City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029944-6-0.63%
2028950-6-0.63%
2027956-6-0.62%
2026962-6-0.62%
2025968-6-0.62%
2024974-6-0.61%
2023980-6-0.61%
2022986-6-0.6%
2021992-10-1%
20201,00290.91%
2019993-9-0.9%
20181,002-10-0.99%
20171,012-8-0.78%
20161,02020.2%
20151,018-4-0.39%
20141,022-4-0.39%
20131,02610.1%
20121,025
20111,025-5-0.49%
20101,030
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Wayne City Population by Year