Wayne, Michigan Population 2020

16,740

Wayne is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 16,740, it is the 58th largest city in Michigan and the 2136th largest city in the United States. Wayne is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -4.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,593 in 2010. Wayne reached it's highest population of 21,159 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Wayne has a population density of 2,781 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wayne is $57,368 with a poverty rate of 24.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $76,000. The median age in Wayne is 38.6 years, 37.3 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Wayne Demographics

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

  • White: 76.71%
  • Black or African American: 17.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.58%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wayne, Michigan is 16,740, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,896.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,593.

Wayne, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,08976.71%
Black or African American3,06617.97%
Two or More Races4412.58%
Some Other Race2581.51%
Asian1570.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.30%

Wayne Population Pyramid 2020

Wayne Median Age

38.6


Total

37.3


Male

40


Female

Wayne Adults

There are 13,422 adults, (2,430 of whom are seniors) in Wayne.

Wayne Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne Sex Ratio

Female

9,061

53.10%

Male

8,002

46.90%

Wayne Households and Families

Wayne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All55.3%44.7%
Male48.7%51.3%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female39.1%60.9%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6752.5255.3
Non Family2,5031.2745.2
Married2,3593.1277
Female1,4743.539.1
Male3393.2548.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4493.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,17910.16%
High School Graduate4,25836.68%
Some College3,09626.67%
Associates Degree1,24710.74%
Bachelors Degree9878.50%
Graduate Degree3923.38%

Wayne Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9907,7161,086
Black1,7671,574173
Hispanic44538550
Multiple Races21019519
Other Race17612221
Asian1469746
Native American3628

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,574$36,361$29,115
Less Than High School$21,059$22,168$12,629
High School Grad$30,998$36,765$25,000
Some College$33,681$39,315$29,422
Bachelors Degree$41,557$45,278$37,098
Graduate Degree$54,773$53,864$55,833

$32,574

Average Earnings

$36,361

Average Male

$29,115

Average Female

Wayne Language

Wayne Language by Age

Wayne Language

94.73% of Wayne residents speak only English, while 5.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Wayne Poverty

Wayne Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5462,68421.39%
Black2,98599533.33%
Hispanic63415324.13%
Asian15612278.21%
Multiple41710625.42%
Other2584115.89%

24.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.81%

Male Poverty Rate

26.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne is Asian, with 78.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne is Other, with 15.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.46%
Some College17.81%
High School17.79%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.30%
Male Unemployed27.91%
Female Employed10.05%
Male Employed9.94%

Wayne Income

Wayne Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,672$57,368
Families$49,420$65,541
Married Families$73,047-
Non Families$28,982$38,147

Wayne Marital Status

Wayne Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne Married by Age and Sex

Wayne 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 Marital Status by Race

Wayne Veterans

922

Number of Veterans

859

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam311
First Gulf War135
Korea92
Second Gulf War59
World War II45
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64263
35 to 54242
75+220
65 to 74167
18 to 3430
Name Veterans % of Total
White7387.02%
Black1767.87%
Hispanic407.78%
2 or More82.70%

$Wayne Veterans by Education

11.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

83.38%

Born in Michigan

96.71%

Native Born

3.29%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.71% of Wayne residents were born in the United States, with 83.38% having been born in Michigan. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,740-78-0.46%
201916,818-78-0.46%
201816,896-79-0.47%
201716,975-78-0.46%
201617,053-81-0.47%
201517,134-96-0.56%
201417,230-26-0.15%
201317,256-144-0.83%
201217,400-51-0.29%
201117,451-101-0.58%
201017,552-1,499-0.82%
200019,051-848-0.43%
199019,899-1,260-0.61%
198021,1591050.05%
197021,0545,0202.76%
196016,0346,6255.48%
19509,4095,1868.34%
19404,2238002.12%
19303,4230.00%