Waynesboro, Tennessee Population 2021

2,449
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Waynesboro is a city located in Wayne County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. With a 2020 population of 2,449, it is the 147th largest city in Tennessee and the 6893rd largest city in the United States . Waynesboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,449 in 2010. Waynesboro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Waynesboro has a population density of 572 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waynesboro is $59,375 with a poverty rate of 25.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $86,900. The median age in Waynesboro is 42 years, 35.5 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Waynesboro Demographics

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

  • White: 87.47%
  • Black or African American: 8.45%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waynesboro, Tennessee is 2,449 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,419.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,449.

Waynesboro, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,40187.47%
Black or African American2328.45%
Asian622.26%
Two or More Races321.17%
Some Other Race180.66%
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Waynesboro Population by Race

Waynesboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Waynesboro Median Age

42


Total

35.5


Male

46.1


Female

Waynesboro Adults

There are 2,112 adults, (680 of whom are seniors) in Waynesboro.

Waynesboro Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Waynesboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,393

50.75%

Male

1,352

49.25%

Waynesboro Population by Age

Waynesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waynesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.7%67.3%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
All62.1%37.9%
Male64.9%35.1%
Married83.4%16.6%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waynesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9372.5962.1
Married4533.0483.4
Non Family2821.1544.7
Female1653.6532.7
Male373.4364.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Waynesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1578.25%
9th to 12th Grade19810.40%
High School Graduate77940.94%
Some College39220.60%
Associates Degree914.78%
Bachelors Degree1286.73%
Graduate Degree1588.30%
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Waynesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waynesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7461,399281
Black96885
Hispanic2727
Asian2424
Other Race1010
2+ Races88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.09%.

Waynesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,146$36,848$19,628
Less Than 9th Grade$$18,510$
High School Graduate$22,014$37,500$17,792
Some College$23,553$27,337$13,917
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$123,589$$

$27,146

Average Earnings

$36,848

Average Male

$19,628

Average Female

Waynesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waynesboro Language by Age

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Waynesboro Language

97.19% of Waynesboro residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Waynesboro Language

Waynesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,11046321.94%
Black20016080.00%

25.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.93%

Male Poverty Rate

28.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waynesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro is Black, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro is White, with 21.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.24%.

Waynesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.71%
Some College23.57%
High School18.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Waynesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Unemployed57.58%
Female Employed11.09%
Male Employed9.03%

Waynesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waynesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,313$59,375
Families$55,563$60,733
Married Families$68,795-
Non Families$17,708$43,417
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Income by Household Type

Waynesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Waynesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Waynesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Waynesboro Marital Status by Race

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Waynesboro Marital Status

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200

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam100
Second Gulf War80
Korea14
First Gulf War5
World War II

Waynesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7494
18 to 3475
75+19
55 to 647
35 to 545

Waynesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1648.35%
Black3633.96%
Hispanic717.95%

Waynesboro Veterans by Race

Waynesboro Veterans by Education

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27.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waynesboro Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Waynesboro Employment by Age

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Waynesboro Employment by Race

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Waynesboro 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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71.91%

Born in Waynesboro

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Waynesboro residents were born in the United States, with 71.91% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Waynesboro Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,449150.62%
20202,434150.62%
20192,419150.62%
20182,404-21-0.87%
20172,425-9-0.37%
20162,434-2-0.08%
20152,436-11-0.45%
20142,447-8-0.33%
20132,4550.00%
20122,455-15-0.61%
20112,470331.35%
20102,4370.00%

Waynesboro Population by Year