Wayne County, Iowa Population 2021

Wayne County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,513 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Iowa is the 95th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 6,419 and has seen a growth of 1.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,513360.56%
20206,477360.56%
20196,441360.56%
20186,405-87-1.34%
20176,492450.70%
20166,447881.38%
20156,359-17-0.27%
20146,376-9-0.14%
20136,385560.88%
20126,329-8-0.13%
20116,337-82-1.28%
20106,419-648-9.17%
19907,067-1,132-13.81%
19808,199-206-2.45%
19708,405-1,395-14.23%
19609,800-1,937-16.50%
195011,737-1,571-11.80%
194013,308-479-3.47%
193013,787-1,591-10.35%
192015,378-806-4.98%
191016,184-1,307-7.47%
190017,4911,82111.62%
189015,670-457-2.83%
188016,1274,84042.88%
187011,2874,87876.11%
18606,4096,0691785.00%
18503400.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.56% (36)
County Website
State
Founded
1846
County Seat
2010 Population
6,419
Growth Since 2010
1.46% (94)
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Wayne County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,25097.22%
Two or More Races1011.57%
Some Other Race290.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.37%
Black or African American190.30%
Asian60.09%
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Wayne County, Iowa Population by Race

Wayne County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Wayne County, Iowa Median Age

43.2


Total

42.2


Male

43.8


Female

Wayne County, Iowa Adults

There are 4,811 adults, (1,395 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Iowa.

Wayne County, Iowa Age Dependency

88.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,261

50.72%

Male

3,168

49.28%

Wayne County, Iowa Population by Age

Wayne County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female64.4%35.6%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Male80.6%19.4%
All81.1%18.9%
Married91.5%8.5%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6892.3581.1
Married1,4133.0591.5
Non Family9841.1369.5
Female1942.9664.4
Male983.480.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2956.76%
9th to 12th Grade2335.34%
High School Graduate1,93644.37%
Some College83119.05%
Associates Degree51511.80%
Bachelors Degree3838.78%
Graduate Degree1703.90%
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Wayne County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2373,726542
Hispanic524310
2+ Races3131
Native American2424
Other Race1515
Black15111
Asian4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 19.23%.

Wayne County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,515$39,536$25,905
Less Than 9th Grade$35,750$36,582$
High School Graduate$30,960$36,298$22,434
Some College$30,721$39,545$25,959
Bachelors Degree$48,241$52,292$36,875
Graduate Degree$67,188$94,821$32,500

$34,515

Average Earnings

$39,536

Average Male

$25,905

Average Female

Wayne County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Iowa Language by Age

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Wayne County, Iowa Language

89.54% of Wayne County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 10.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.61% of the population.

Wayne County, Iowa Language

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0781,03116.96%
Multiple965355.21%
Asian6233.33%

17.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.03%

Male Poverty Rate

18.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Iowa is Multiple, with 55.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Iowa is White, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.79%
Some College12.02%
High School10.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.78%
Female Unemployed32.00%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed7.82%

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,768$61,026
Families$60,342$74,678
Married Families$63,102-
Non Families$30,368$35,749
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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne County, Iowa 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 35-44.

Wayne County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, Iowa Marital Status

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400

Number of Veterans

383

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War39
World War II37
Korea33

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74131
75+114
35 to 5469
55 to 6465
18 to 3421

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3948.36%
Hispanic913.85%
2+ Races617.14%

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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10.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Wayne County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Wayne County, Iowa 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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69.72%

Born in Wayne County, Iowa

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Wayne County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 69.72% having been born in Iowa. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wayne County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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