Waynesboro is a city located in Wayne County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. With a 2020 population of 4,749, it is the 65th largest city in Mississippi and the 4907th largest city in the United States . Waynesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -5.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,043 in 2010. Waynesboro reached it's highest population of 5,349 in 1980. Spanning over 13 miles, Waynesboro has a population density of 374 people per square mile.
The average household income in Waynesboro is $45,381 with a poverty rate of 44.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $505 per month, and the median house value is $85,300. The median age in Waynesboro is 36 years, 34.5 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.