Wayne County, Iowa Population 2022

Wayne County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,549 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Iowa is the 95th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 6,419 and has seen a growth of 2.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503400.00%
18606,4096,0691785.00%
187011,2874,87876.11%
188016,1274,84042.88%
189015,670-457-2.83%
190017,4911,82111.62%
191016,184-1,307-7.47%
192015,378-806-4.98%
193013,787-1,591-10.35%
194013,308-479-3.47%
195011,737-1,571-11.80%
19609,800-1,937-16.50%
19708,405-1,395-14.23%
19808,199-206-2.45%
19907,067-1,132-13.81%
20106,419-648-9.17%
20116,337-82-1.28%
20126,329-8-0.13%
20136,385560.88%
20146,376-9-0.14%
20156,359-17-0.27%
20166,447881.38%
20176,492450.70%
20186,405-87-1.34%
20196,441360.56%
20206,477360.56%
20216,513360.56%
20226,549360.55%
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Wayne County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,16595.94%
Black or African American120.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.48%
Asian50.08%
Some Other Race350.54%
Two or More Races1782.77%
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Wayne County, Iowa Population by Race

Wayne County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne County, Iowa Median Age

41.8


Total

41.8


Male

42.1


Female

Wayne County, Iowa Adults

There are 4,788 adults, (1,390 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Iowa.

Wayne County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,293

51.24%

Male

3,133

48.76%

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
Married90.8%9.2%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Male67.5%32.5%
Female51.6%48.4%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6202.4180.5
Married1,4183.0790.8
Male833.3967.5
Female1823.3351.6
Non Family9371.1571.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2806.45%
9th to 12th Grade2024.65%
High School Graduate1,89143.54%
Some College77017.73%
Associates Degree58113.38%
Bachelors Degree4289.85%
Graduate Degree1914.40%
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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
Hispanic504510
2+ Races53538
White4,1933,727600
Black1261
Native American3131
Other Race1616
Asian5

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 20.00%.

Wayne County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,242$42,414$27,023
Less Than 9th Grade$36,774$40,000$26,667
High School Graduate$33,963$40,104$24,093
Some College$33,558$41,667$26,164
Bachelors Degree$49,265$55,956$36,406
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,242

Average Earnings

$42,414

Average Male

$27,023

Average Female

Wayne County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Iowa Language by Age

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Wayne County, Iowa Language

91.86% of Wayne County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 8.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.45% of the population.

Wayne County, Iowa Language

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,00094115.68%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1736738.73%

15.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Iowa is White, with 15.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Iowa is Multiple, with 38.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.66%.

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.29%
High School8.90%
Some College12.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Wayne County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.70%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed9.27%
Female Unemployed50.00%

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$47,543$63,287
Families$62,171$76,294
Married Families$68,387-
Non Families$31,775$38,136
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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 35-44, 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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346

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War42
First Gulf War75
Vietnam163
Korea22
World War II27

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5453
55 to 6450
65 to 74138
75+95

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3407.30%
2+ Races610.00%
Hispanic710.00%

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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14.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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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70.90%

Born in Wayne County, Iowa

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of Wayne County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 70.90% having been born in Iowa. 0.48% 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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