Waynesville, Missouri Population 2020

5,102

Waynesville is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 5,102, it is the 130th largest city in Missouri and the 4691st largest city in the United States. Waynesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually but its population has increased by 5.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,830 in 2010. Waynesville reached it's highest population of 5,333 in 2014. Spanning over 6 miles, Waynesville has a population density of 795 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waynesville is $55,152 with a poverty rate of 24.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $839 per month, and the median house value is $161,600. The median age in Waynesville is 33.1 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.5 males.

Waynesville Demographics

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

  • White: 76.45%
  • Black or African American: 13.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.39%
  • Other race: 2.32%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waynesville, Missouri is 5,102, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,226.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,830.

Waynesville, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,02376.45%
Black or African American69913.28%
Two or More Races3366.39%
Some Other Race1222.32%
Asian821.56%

Waynesville Population Pyramid 2020

Waynesville Median Age

33.1


Total

32.5


Male

36.5


Female

Waynesville Adults

There are 3,968 adults, (602 of whom are seniors) in Waynesville.

Waynesville Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waynesville Sex Ratio

Female

2,664

50.63%

Male

2,598

49.37%

Waynesville Households and Families

Waynesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waynesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married37.5%62.5%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
All36.7%63.3%
Female29.4%70.6%

36.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8982.6736.7
Married9383.3537.5
Non Family6661.1237.2
Female2794.0429.4
Male153.4100

3.47

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waynesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade230.64%
9th to 12th Grade330.93%
High School Graduate1,25335.13%
Some College56915.95%
Associates Degree60616.99%
Bachelors Degree74720.94%
Graduate Degree3369.42%

Waynesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5892,533871
Black49749781
Hispanic26926999
Multiple Races14014032
Other Race9797
Asian8282

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 36.80%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,043$45,485$25,500
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$13,366$15,303$
Some College$45,350$46,413$
Bachelors Degree$49,028$60,186$26,434
Graduate Degree$42,307$125,365$41,324

$40,043

Average Earnings

$45,485

Average Male

$25,500

Average Female

Waynesville Language

Waynesville Language by Age

Waynesville Language

94.52% of Waynesville residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.07% of the population.

Waynesville Poverty

Waynesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,66466018.01%
Black65737056.32%
Hispanic33716950.15%
Multiple336175.06%

24.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.21%

Male Poverty Rate

26.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waynesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waynesville is Black, with 56.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waynesville is Multiple, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

Name Poverty
Some College23.51%
High School23.25%
Bachelors or Greater11.68%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.04%
Female Employed28.15%
Male Employed7.81%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waynesville Income

Waynesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,907$55,152
Families$57,158$62,549
Married Families$66,842-
Non Families$43,953$40,884

Waynesville Marital Status

Waynesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waynesville Married by Age and Sex

Waynesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Waynesville Marital Status by Race

Waynesville Veterans

956

Number of Veterans

743

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War460
First Gulf War406
Vietnam191
Korea3
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White75626.02%
2 or More8359.29%
Hispanic7129.22%
Other71100.00%
Black4614.07%

$Waynesville Veterans by Education

11.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waynesville Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Waynesville 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

25.86%

Born in Missouri

94.45%

Native Born

5.55%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.45% of Waynesville residents were born in the United States, with 25.86% having been born in Missouri. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,102-62-1.20%
20195,164-62-1.19%
20185,226290.56%
20175,197-62-1.18%
20165,259-59-1.11%
20155,318-15-0.28%
20145,333500.95%
20135,2831543.00%
20125,1291032.05%
20115,026971.97%
20104,9291,4223.46%
20003,5073000.90%
19903,2073281.08%
19802,879-496-1.58%
19703,3750.00%