Wayne City, Illinois Population 2022

986
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Wayne City is a city located in Wayne County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 986, it is the 687th largest city in Illinois and the 14961st largest city in the United States. Wayne City is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -0.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 994 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Wayne City has a population density of 573 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wayne City is $56,495 with a poverty rate of 12.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $95,800. The median age in Wayne City is 48.4 years, 41.5 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.

Wayne City Demographics

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

  • White: 97.86%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wayne City, Illinois is 986 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 994.

Wayne City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wayne City Population by Race

Wayne City Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne City Median Age

48


Total

39.9


Male

54.2


Female

Wayne City Adults

There are 719 adults, (278 of whom are seniors) in Wayne City.

Wayne City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

63

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne City Sex Ratio

Female

509

54.50%

Male

425

45.50%

Wayne City Population by Age

Wayne City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne City Household Types

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne City Households and Families

2.79

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Wayne City Households by Type

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Wayne City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne City Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Wayne City Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,979

Average Earnings

$50,313

Average Male

$22,344

Average Female

Wayne City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne City Language by Age

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Wayne City Language

97.94% of Wayne City residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Wayne City Language

Wayne City Poverty by Race

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12.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne City is White, with 11.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne City is Hispanic, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.21%.

Wayne City Poverty

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Wayne City Poverty Rate by Education

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Wayne City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wayne City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne City Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Wayne City Marital Status by Race

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Wayne City Marital Status

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61

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wayne City Veterans by War

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Wayne City Veterans by Age

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Wayne City Veterans by Race

Wayne City Veterans by Education

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6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne City Veterans by Education

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne City Employment by Age

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Wayne City Employment by Race

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Wayne City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.97%

Born in Wayne City

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wayne City residents were born in the United States, with 85.97% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wayne City Population by Year