Wayne, Michigan Population 2022

17,737
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Wayne is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. Wayne has a 2020 population of 17,737. Wayne is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,713 in 2010.

The average household income in Wayne is $60,309 with a poverty rate of 19.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $98,900. The median age in Wayne is 38.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Wayne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waynewas:

  • White: 70.88%
  • Black or African American: 21.71%
  • Two or more races: 5.37%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wayne, Michigan is 17,737 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,713.

Wayne, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,97470.88%
Black or African American3,66721.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.82%
Asian760.45%
Some Other Race1300.77%
Two or More Races9085.37%
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Wayne Population by Race

Wayne Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne Median Age

40.4


Total

39.3


Male

41


Female

Wayne Adults

There are 13,107 adults, (2,524 of whom are seniors) in Wayne.

Wayne Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne Sex Ratio

Female

9,016

53.37%

Male

7,878

46.63%

Wayne Population by Age

Wayne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Male53.7%46.3%
Female41.7%58.3%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7822.4560.4
Married2,5563.0176.7
Male2573.6953.7
Female1,4883.5141.7
Non Family2,4811.1255.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Wayne Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3052.59%
9th to 12th Grade9738.28%
High School Graduate4,28336.44%
Some College3,08126.21%
Associates Degree1,42612.13%
Bachelors Degree1,19410.16%
Graduate Degree4934.19%
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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
Other Race865122
Hispanic39233683
Black2,3662,114354
White8,5987,7471,263
Asian63168
2+ Races36629418
Native American118108

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.58%.

Wayne Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,299$40,876$29,855
Less Than 9th Grade$17,569$$15,855
High School Graduate$28,252$40,333$18,879
Some College$37,684$41,667$35,833
Bachelors Degree$42,948$62,500$32,168
Graduate Degree$45,240$55,536$44,853

$34,299

Average Earnings

$40,876

Average Male

$29,855

Average Female

Wayne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne Language by Age

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Wayne Language

94.09% of Wayne residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Wayne Language

Wayne Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian764761.84%
Black3,5971,08830.25%
White11,5651,85816.07%
Other66NaN%
Multiple88510611.98%
Hispanic5856611.28%

19.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.13%

Male Poverty Rate

21.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne is Asian, with 61.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne is Hispanic, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.26%.

Wayne Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.03%
High School16.71%
Some College12.20%
Bachelors or Greater6.46%

Wayne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.77%
Male Unemployed31.96%
Female Employed8.83%
Female Unemployed32.79%

Wayne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,704$62,095
Families$53,652$70,028
Married Families$78,558-
Non Families$36,189$41,291
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Income by Household Type

Wayne Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

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 45-54.

Wayne Marital Status by Race

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Wayne Marital Status

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971

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War137
Vietnam471
Korea54
World War II23

Wayne Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 54173
55 to 64211
65 to 74389
75+181

Wayne Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6716.93%
Black1365.15%
2+ Races16433.27%
Hispanic337.42%

Wayne Veterans by Race

Wayne Veterans by Education

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6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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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80.27%

Born in Wayne

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

2.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Wayne residents were born in the United States, with 80.27% having been born in Michigan. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Wayne Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,4230.00%
19404,2238002.12%
19509,4095,1868.34%
196016,0346,6255.48%
197021,0545,0202.76%
198021,1591050.05%
199019,899-1,260-0.61%
200019,051-848-0.43%
201017,593-1,458-0.79%
201117,605120.07%
201217,617120.07%
201317,629120.07%
201417,641120.07%
201517,653120.07%
201617,665120.07%
201717,677120.07%
201817,689120.07%
201917,701120.07%
202017,713120.07%
202117,725120.07%
202217,737120.07%

Wayne Population by Year