Wayne, Illinois Population 2021

64,965
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Wayne is a city located in Illinois. Wayne has a 2020 population of 64,965. Wayne is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -2.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,661 in 2010. Wayne reached it's highest population of 67,553 in 2013.

The average household income in Wayne is $119,632 with a poverty rate of 4.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,284 per month, and the median house value is $278,300. The median age in Wayne is 40.2 years, 39.3 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Wayne Demographics

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

  • White: 73.45%
  • Asian: 17.06%
  • Other race: 3.73%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Black or African American: 2.63%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Wayne, Illinois is 64,965 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,384.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,661.

Wayne, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,01173.45%
Asian11,38617.06%
Some Other Race2,4893.73%
Two or More Races1,8792.82%
Black or African American1,7582.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1530.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.08%
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Wayne Population by Race

Wayne Population Pyramid $2021

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Wayne Median Age

40.2


Total

39.3


Male

41


Female

Wayne Adults

There are 51,883 adults, (7,994 of whom are seniors) in Wayne.

Wayne Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne Sex Ratio

Female

33,894

50.79%

Male

32,836

49.21%

Wayne Population by Age

Wayne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All87.7%12.3%
Non Family81.7%18.3%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female66.2%33.8%

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,8293.0587.7
Married15,1163.4593.3
Non Family3,7831.2681.7
Female2,1283.2566.2
Male8023.2568.6

3.38

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Wayne Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8934.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,9124.18%
High School Graduate9,58320.97%
Some College9,45620.70%
Associates Degree3,9958.74%
Bachelors Degree13,08528.64%
Graduate Degree5,76812.62%
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Wayne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30,76829,43412,795
Asian8,3017,2284,582
Hispanic5,0413,673804
Other Race1,445905103
Black969944389
2+ Races723723284
Native American988220
Islander543920

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 asian people with a rate of 55.20%.

Wayne Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,681$65,413$42,483
Less Than 9th Grade$25,585$30,848$21,036
High School Graduate$39,479$48,900$31,412
Some College$49,501$62,526$38,719
Bachelors Degree$65,723$83,115$53,219
Graduate Degree$84,583$107,000$71,349

$53,681

Average Earnings

$65,413

Average Male

$42,483

Average Female

Wayne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne Language by Age

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Wayne Language

69.97% of Wayne residents speak only English, while 30.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.88% of the population.

Wayne Language

Wayne Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,4931,2983.05%
Hispanic9,4531,08811.51%
Other2,48946218.56%
Asian11,3803453.03%
Black1,74719110.93%
Multiple1,8791548.20%
Islander54712.96%

4.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.89%

Male Poverty Rate

5.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne is Other, with 18.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne is Asian, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.46%.

Wayne Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.42%
High School6.19%
Some College3.20%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Wayne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed11.21%
Male Unemployed10.88%
Male Employed2.49%
Female Employed2.23%

Wayne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$108,993$119,632
Families$117,916$128,578
Married Families$125,960-
Non Families$59,789$72,128
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Income by Household Type

Wayne Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Wayne Marital Status by Race

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Wayne Marital Status

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1,933

Number of Veterans

1,816

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam717
Second Gulf War332
First Gulf War320
Korea80
World War II75

Wayne Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74561
35 to 54494
55 to 64412
75+344
18 to 34122

Wayne Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6764.35%
Black1068.14%
Asian700.75%
Hispanic641.07%
2+ Races455.14%
Other Race362.18%

Wayne Veterans by Race

Wayne Veterans by Education

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3.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne Veterans by Education

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72.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne Employment by Age

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Wayne Employment by Race

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Wayne 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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65.54%

Born in Wayne

78.66%

Native Born

21.34%

Foreign Born

6.07%

Non Citizen

15.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.66% of Wayne residents were born in the United States, with 65.54% having been born in Illinois. 6.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wayne Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202164,965-473-0.72%
202065,438-473-0.72%
201965,911-473-0.71%
201866,384-436-0.65%
201766,820-224-0.33%
201667,044-378-0.56%
201567,422-99-0.15%
201467,521-32-0.05%
201367,5532180.32%
201267,3352770.41%
201167,0583970.60%
201066,6610.00%

Wayne Population by Year