Wayne County, North Carolina's estimated population is 122,813 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, North Carolina is the 26th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 122,886 and has seen a growth of -0.06% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.10%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 79.31%.
86.38% of Wayne County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 13.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 33.11% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.
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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, North Carolina
92.99% of Wayne County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 67.30% having been born in North Carolina. 5.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.