Wayne County, Indiana Population 2020

Wayne County, Indiana's estimated population is 66,178 with a growth rate of -0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Indiana is the 25th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201865,936-242-0.37%
201766,178-431-0.65%
201666,609-356-0.53%
201566,965-412-0.61%
201467,377-406-0.60%
201367,783-438-0.64%
201268,221-407-0.59%
201168,628-262-0.38%
201068,890-3,061-4.25%
199071,951-4,107-5.40%
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%
182012,1190.00%

How Many People Live in Wayne County, Indiana?

66,178

Wayne County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,99790.07%
Black or African American3,4975.25%
Two or More Races1,7682.65%
Asian6821.02%
Some Other Race5390.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1300.20%

Wayne County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Wayne County, Indiana Median Age

40.9


Total

39.5


Male

43.1


Female

Wayne County, Indiana Adults

There are 51,877 adults, (12,367 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Indiana.

Wayne County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

34,325

51.53%

Male

32,288

48.47%

Wayne County, Indiana Households and Families

Wayne County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All67.6%32.4%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family56%44%
Female48.5%51.5%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,6112.467.6
Married12,1292.9582.6
Non Family9,2361.2256
Female3,9253.248.5
Male1,3213.2566.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9724.32%
9th to 12th Grade4,0788.93%
High School Graduate17,38338.04%
Some College9,84821.55%
Associates Degree4,0988.97%
Bachelors Degree4,84110.60%
Graduate Degree3,4717.60%

Wayne County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,83336,4527,719
Black2,1401,850220
Hispanic73648251
Multiple Races60052371
Asian355303251
Other Race19799
Native American102876

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 87.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,090$37,610$28,124
Less Than High School$21,398$24,167$16,506
High School Grad$28,547$33,211$22,500
Some College$32,126$39,400$28,479
Bachelors Degree$42,283$50,019$37,362
Graduate Degree$57,490$66,518$55,012

$32,090

Average Earnings

$37,610

Average Male

$28,124

Average Female

Wayne County, Indiana Language

Wayne County, Indiana Language by Age

Wayne County, Indiana Language

95.42% of Wayne County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Wayne County, Indiana Poverty

Wayne County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,9428,77015.40%
Black3,12492029.45%
Hispanic1,70351130.01%
Multiple1,59920212.63%
Other44318942.66%
Asian523428.03%
Native120108.33%

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.08%

Male Poverty Rate

18.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Indiana is Other, with 42.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Indiana is Asian, with 8.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.10%
Some College13.03%
High School12.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.42%
Male Unemployed18.93%
Female Employed10.56%
Male Employed6.09%

Wayne County, Indiana Income

Wayne County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,228$62,361
Families$56,269$74,813
Married Families$70,076$88,646
Non Families$25,373$35,801

Wayne County, Indiana Marital Status

Wayne County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Wayne County, Indiana Veterans

4,894

Number of Veterans

4,658

Male Veterans

236

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,772
First Gulf War687
Second Gulf War509
Korea455
World War II259
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3729.22%
Black40015.53%
2 or More647.23%
Indian5852.25%
Hispanic343.10%

$Wayne County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Indiana Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Indiana 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

70.90%

Born in Indiana

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Wayne County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 70.90% having been born in Indiana. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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