Wayne City, Illinois Population 2021

981
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Wayne City is a city located in Wayne County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 981, it is the 665th largest city in Illinois and the 10374th largest city in the United States . Wayne City is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -4.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,032 in 2010. Wayne City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Wayne City has a population density of 570 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wayne City is $56,495 with a poverty rate of 12.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $97,300. 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: 97.41%
  • Native American: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • 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 981 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 993.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,032.

Wayne City, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94097.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native141.45%
Two or More Races111.14%
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Wayne City Population by Race

Wayne City Population Pyramid $2021

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Wayne City Median Age

48.4


Total

41.5


Male

52.8


Female

Wayne City Adults

There are 742 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Wayne City.

Wayne City Age Dependency

112.6

Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne City Sex Ratio

Female

517

53.58%

Male

448

46.42%

Wayne City Population by Age

Wayne City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.4%59.6%
Male57.1%42.9%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
All79.7%20.3%
Married91.7%8.3%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4082.3779.7
Married2182.9191.7
Non Family126077.8
Female573.2840.4
Male72.4357.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Wayne City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade202.90%
9th to 12th Grade689.86%
High School Graduate24635.65%
Some College17124.78%
Associates Degree7611.01%
Bachelors Degree8011.59%
Graduate Degree294.20%
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Wayne City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White670594105
2+ Races884
Hispanic7
Native American5

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,522$46,500$30,893
Less Than 9th Grade$$46,250$
High School Graduate$35,179$42,875$
Some College$33,750$54,297$30,469
Bachelors Degree$44,500$$44,750
Graduate Degree$35,417$$

$36,522

Average Earnings

$46,500

Average Male

$30,893

Average Female

Wayne City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne City Language by Age

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Wayne City Language

97.81% of Wayne City residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Wayne City Language

Wayne City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93311212.00%
Hispanic11763.64%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

11.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne City is Hispanic, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne City is White, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.53%.

Wayne City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.32%
High School8.94%
Some College6.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wayne City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed12.63%
Male Employed1.09%

Wayne City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,389$56,495
Families$58,295$60,267
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$28,000$37,456
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Income by Household Type

Wayne City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 45-54.

Wayne City Marital Status by Race

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Wayne City Marital Status

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61

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War12
Korea4
World War II3

Wayne City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
75+13
35 to 5412
55 to 646
18 to 34

Wayne City Veterans by Age

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Wayne City Veterans by Race

Wayne City Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne City Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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85.49%

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 85.49% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021981-6-0.61%
2020987-6-0.60%
2019993-6-0.60%
2018999-7-0.70%
20171,006-9-0.89%
20161,01510.10%
20151,014-4-0.39%
20141,018-4-0.39%
20131,02210.10%
20121,021-1-0.10%
20111,022-5-0.49%
20101,0270.00%

Wayne City Population by Year