Wayne County, Missouri Population 2022

Wayne County, Missouri's estimated population is 10,464 with a growth rate of -2.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Missouri is the 81st largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 13,521 and has seen a growth of -22.61% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18201,4430.00%
18303,2641,821126.20%
18403,4031394.26%
18504,5181,11532.77%
18605,6291,11124.59%
18706,0684397.80%
18809,0963,02849.90%
189011,9272,83131.12%
190015,3093,38228.36%
191015,181-128-0.84%
192013,012-2,169-14.29%
193012,243-769-5.91%
194012,7945514.50%
195010,514-2,280-17.82%
19608,638-1,876-17.84%
19708,546-92-1.07%
198011,2772,73131.96%
199011,5432662.36%
201013,5211,97817.14%
201113,266-255-1.89%
201213,011-255-1.92%
201312,756-255-1.96%
201412,501-255-2.00%
201512,246-255-2.04%
201611,991-255-2.08%
201711,736-255-2.13%
201811,481-255-2.17%
201911,226-255-2.22%
202010,974-252-2.24%
202110,719-255-2.32%
202210,464-255-2.38%
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Wayne County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,43395.21%
Black or African American790.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.21%
Asian890.68%
Some Other Race350.27%
Two or More Races3953.02%
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Wayne County, Missouri Population by Race

Wayne County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne County, Missouri Median Age

48.2


Total

46.7


Male

49.2


Female

Wayne County, Missouri Adults

There are 10,418 adults, (3,127 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Missouri.

Wayne County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

6,651

50.93%

Male

6,407

49.07%

Wayne County, Missouri Population by Age

Wayne County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83.9%16.1%
Married82.7%17.3%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female63%37%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4382.3774.8
Married2,8262.9982.7
Male1372.9983.9
Female4653.3463
Non Family2,0101.2465.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4935.13%
9th to 12th Grade1,31313.66%
High School Graduate4,16743.34%
Some College2,15522.42%
Associates Degree5345.55%
Bachelors Degree6807.07%
Graduate Degree2722.83%
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Wayne County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American191616
Hispanic15815876
White9,0827,332843
2+ Races28425617
Asian6754
Black3321

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.21%.

Wayne County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,295$31,542$24,746
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$27,905$15,515
High School Graduate$26,102$29,643$24,647
Some College$32,152$38,508$24,089
Bachelors Degree$38,393$35,000$40,066
Graduate Degree$48,542$180,598$46,250

$29,295

Average Earnings

$31,542

Average Male

$24,746

Average Female

Wayne County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Missouri Language by Age

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Wayne County, Missouri Language

98.46% of Wayne County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Wayne County, Missouri Language

Wayne County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native271140.74%
Multiple37912532.98%
White12,0213,15726.26%
Black481225.00%
Asian8944.49%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2445622.95%

25.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.11%

Male Poverty Rate

28.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Missouri is Native, with 40.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 22.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.84%.

Wayne County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.50%
High School22.63%
Some College15.65%
Bachelors or Greater8.85%

Wayne County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed34.94%
Female Employed16.67%
Female Unemployed51.16%

Wayne County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,018$49,165
Families$46,321$59,091
Married Families$51,222-
Non Families$19,640$29,980
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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne County, Missouri 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 55-64.

Wayne County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,165

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War186
Vietnam625
Korea99
World War II13

Wayne County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3436
35 to 54136
55 to 64199
65 to 74415
75+379

Wayne County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,12711.32%
Black1023.81%
2+ Races288.51%

Wayne County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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19.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Wayne County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Wayne County, Missouri 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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78.67%

Born in Wayne County, Missouri

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Wayne County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 78.67% having been born in Missouri. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wayne County, Missouri 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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