Waynesboro, Tennessee Population 2022

2,464
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Waynesboro is a city located in Wayne County Tennessee. Waynesboro has a 2020 population of 2,464. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. Waynesboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,437 in 2010.

The average household income in Waynesboro is $59,375 with a poverty rate of 33.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $512 per month, and the median house value is $77,400. 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: 89.25%
  • Black or African American: 7.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waynesboro, Tennessee is 2,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,464.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,437.

Waynesboro, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,16789.25%
Black or African American1737.13%
Some Other Race190.78%
Two or More Races692.84%
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Waynesboro Population by Race

Waynesboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Waynesboro Median Age

42.9


Total

35.9


Male

49.4


Female

Waynesboro Adults

There are 1,920 adults, (659 of whom are seniors) in Waynesboro.

Waynesboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Waynesboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,253

51.61%

Male

1,175

48.39%

Waynesboro Population by Age

Waynesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waynesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.5%17.5%
All52.9%47.1%
Female40.8%59.2%
Non Family24.9%75.1%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waynesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8512.4752.9
Married3493.1582.5
Male223.55100
Female1304.0640.8
Non Family3501.1224.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Waynesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1619.34%
9th to 12th Grade30217.53%
High School Graduate69340.22%
Some College26315.26%
Associates Degree673.89%
Bachelors Degree995.75%
Graduate Degree1388.01%
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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
2+ Races414120
White1,5581,109212
Black93795
Other Race1010
Hispanic4040

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.78%.

Waynesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,571$38,472$19,904
Less Than 9th Grade$15,000$18,333$
High School Graduate$24,375$36,250$14,125
Some College$26,389$$
Bachelors Degree$56,875$56,875$
Graduate Degree$123,319$$122,974

$33,571

Average Earnings

$38,472

Average Male

$19,904

Average Female

Waynesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waynesboro Language by Age

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Waynesboro Language

98.26% of Waynesboro residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Waynesboro Language

Waynesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14311278.32%
White1,86860432.33%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic621219.35%

33.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.29%

Male Poverty Rate

40.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waynesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro is Black, with 78.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waynesboro is Hispanic, with 19.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.11%.

Waynesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.67%
High School22.04%
Some College32.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Waynesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.89%
Male Unemployed77.19%
Female Employed17.42%
Female Unemployed48.57%

Waynesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waynesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,355$53,734
Families$55,234$65,348
Married Families$69,542-
Non Families$9,364$29,488
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Income by Household Type

Waynesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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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160

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War4
Vietnam89
Korea15
World War II

Waynesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3447
35 to 544
55 to 645
65 to 7483
75+21

Waynesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1347.55%
Black2627.96%
Hispanic713.73%

Waynesboro Veterans by Race

Waynesboro Veterans by Education

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28.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waynesboro Veterans by Education

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.2%

Employment Rate

10.9%

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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69.93%

Born in Waynesboro

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Waynesboro residents were born in the United States, with 69.93% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,4370.00%
20112,470331.35%
20122,455-15-0.61%
20132,4550.00%
20142,447-8-0.33%
20152,436-11-0.45%
20162,434-2-0.08%
20172,425-9-0.37%
20182,404-21-0.87%
20192,419150.62%
20202,434150.62%
20212,449150.62%
20222,464150.61%

Waynesboro Population by Year