Wayne County, Illinois Population 2022

Wayne County, Illinois's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Illinois is the 66th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -4.16% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wayne County, Illinois Population 2022

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Wayne County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

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Wayne County, Illinois Population by Race

Wayne County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne County, Illinois Median Age

43.6


Total

42.8


Male

44.6


Female

Wayne County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,626 adults, (3,523 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Illinois.

Wayne County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,251

50.59%

Male

8,058

49.41%

Wayne County, Illinois Population by Age

Wayne County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, Illinois Household Types

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Illinois Households and Families

2.85

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Illinois Households by Type

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Wayne County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.77%.

Wayne County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,556

Average Earnings

$41,724

Average Male

$26,177

Average Female

Wayne County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Illinois Language by Age

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Wayne County, Illinois Language

95.19% of Wayne County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Wayne County, Illinois Language

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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13.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

14.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Illinois is Black, with 79.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Illinois is Multiple, with 24.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.24%.

Wayne County, Illinois Poverty

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Wayne County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Wayne County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, Illinois Marital Status

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911

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Wayne County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Wayne County, Illinois 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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79.07%

Born in Wayne County, Illinois

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Wayne County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 79.07% having been born in Illinois. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wayne County, Illinois Place of Birth

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