Wayne, Illinois Population 2024

2,189

Wayne is a city located in DuPage County and Kane County Illinois. Wayne has a 2024 population of 2,189. Wayne is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -4.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,281 in 2020.

The average household income in Wayne is $207,453 with a poverty rate of 0.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wayne is 52.3 years, 53.2 years for males, and 51.9 years for females.

Wayne Demographics

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

  • White: 84.18%
  • Asian: 7.46%
  • Two or more races: 5.21%
  • Black or African American: 2.43%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
380.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.03% (-92)
The current population of Wayne, Illinois is 2,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,281.

Wayne, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,87384.18%
Asian1667.46%
Two or more races1165.21%
Black or African American542.43%
Other race160.72%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wayne Population by Race

Wayne Population Pyramid 2024

Wayne Median Age

52.3

Total

53.2

Male

51.9

Female

Wayne Adults

There are 1,891 adults, (549 of whom are seniors) in Wayne.

Wayne Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne Sex Ratio

Female1,13651.06%
Male1,08948.94%

Wayne Population by Age

Wayne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8962.48946
Married6332.8894.35.7
Non Family2181.297.72.3
Female263.695050
Male192.421000
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2.83

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

94.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wayne 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 Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne 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 99.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 62.5%.

Wayne Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$83,427

Average Earnings

$102,137

Average Male

$47,372

Average Female

Wayne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wayne Language

84.82% of Wayne residents speak only English, while 15.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.93% of the population.

Wayne Language

Wayne Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,835211.14%
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0.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.74%

Male Poverty Rate

1.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne is White, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne is White, with 1.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 1.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.65%.

Wayne Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College2.8%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Bachelors or Greater
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Wayne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed0.75%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wayne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wayne Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wayne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wayne Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wayne Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

114

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Wayne Veterans by War

count

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Wayne Veterans by Age

count

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Wayne Veterans by Race

Wayne Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne 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

68.54%

Born in Wayne

83.91%

Native Born

16.09%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

13.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.91% of Wayne residents were born in the United States, with 68.54% having been born in Illinois. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wayne Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,069-24-1.15%
20282,093-24-1.13%
20272,117-24-1.12%
20262,141-24-1.11%
20252,165-24-1.1%
20242,189-24-1.08%
20232,213-24-1.07%
20222,237-24-1.06%
20212,261-20-0.88%
20202,281-174-7.09%
20192,455-20-0.81%
20182,475-16-0.64%
20172,491-3-0.12%
20162,494-11-0.44%
20152,50530.12%
20142,502-5-0.2%
20132,50730.12%
20122,504130.52%
20112,491180.73%
20102,473
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Wayne Population by Year