Wayne County, Mississippi's estimated population is 19,844 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Mississippi is the 47th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 20,772 and has seen a growth of -4.47% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.08%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.15%.
96.66% of Wayne County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi is Black, with 34.51% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.55%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wayne County, Mississippi
98.05% of Wayne County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.97% having been born in Mississippi. 1.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.