Wayne County, Indiana Population 2024

65,839

Wayne County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 65,839 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Indiana is the 26th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 68,897 and has seen a growth of -4.44% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964,754-217-0.33%
202864,971-217-0.33%
202765,188-217-0.33%
202665,405-217-0.33%
202565,622-217-0.33%
202465,839-217-0.33%
202366,056-217-0.33%
202266,273-217-0.33%
202166,490-23-0.03%
202066,5135700.86%
201965,943-188-0.28%
201866,131-176-0.27%
201766,307-416-0.62%
201666,723-321-0.48%
201567,044-383-0.57%
201467,427-402-0.59%
201367,829-427-0.63%
201268,256-405-0.59%
201168,661-236-0.34%
201068,897
199071,951-4,107-5.4%
198076,058-3,051-3.86%
197079,1095,0706.85%
196074,0395,4737.98%
195068,5669,33715.76%
194059,2294,4208.06%
193054,8096,67313.86%
192048,1364,37910.01%
191043,7574,78712.28%
190038,9701,3423.57%
189037,628-985-2.55%
188038,6134,56513.41%
187034,0484,49015.19%
186029,5584,23816.74%
185025,3202,0308.72%
184023,2904,71925.41%
183018,5716,45253.24%
182012,119-52,635-81.28%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.33% (-217)
County Website
Wayne County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
68,897
Area
402 mi²
Density
164 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.44% (-3,058)
Founded
1811

Wayne County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58,60988.1%
Two or more races3,0914.65%
Black or African American2,8894.34%
Other race9431.42%
Asian7151.07%
Native American2720.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wayne County, Indiana Population by Race

Wayne County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Wayne County, Indiana Median Age

40.9

Total

39.1

Male

42.6

Female

Wayne County, Indiana Adults

There are 51,652 adults, (12,732 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Indiana.

Wayne County, Indiana Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female33,98251.08%
Male32,54048.92%

Wayne County, Indiana Population by Age

Wayne County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All27,1592.3668.431.6
Married12,2123.0185.114.9
Non Family9,7041.256.143.9
Female4,0002.9949.650.4
Male1,2432.960.639.4
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wayne County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Wayne County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.82%.

Wayne County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,478

Average Earnings

$45,218

Average Male

$33,187

Average Female

Wayne County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wayne County, Indiana Language

94.84% of Wayne County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 5.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Wayne County, Indiana Language

Wayne County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White55,8888,12914.55%
Black2,59278130.13%
Multiple3,02862020.48%
Hispanic2,07761529.61%
Other88631535.55%
Asian55811520.61%
Native2696524.16%
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16.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.55%

Male Poverty Rate

17.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Indiana is Other, with 35.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Indiana is White, with 14.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Wayne County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.74%
High School16.32%
Some College10.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%
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Wayne County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.32%
Male Unemployed25.03%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed6.76%
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Wayne County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wayne County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wayne County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wayne County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,524

Number of Veterans

4,190

Male Veterans

334

Female Veterans

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Wayne County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Wayne County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Wayne County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.68%

Born in Wayne County, Indiana

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Wayne County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 71.68% having been born in Indiana. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wayne County, Indiana Place of Birth

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