Wayne County, Nebraska Population 2022

Wayne County, Nebraska's estimated population is 9,717 with a growth rate of 0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Nebraska is the 27th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 9,595 and has seen a growth of 1.27% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Wayne County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Wayne County, Nebraska Population by Race

Wayne County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne County, Nebraska Median Age

32.2


Total

31.7


Male

32.9


Female

Wayne County, Nebraska Adults

There are 7,547 adults, (1,474 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Nebraska.

Wayne County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

4,675

49.80%

Male

4,713

50.20%

Wayne County, Nebraska Population by Age

Wayne County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, Nebraska Household Types

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Nebraska Households and Families

2.73

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Wayne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.43%.

Wayne County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,389

Average Earnings

$45,924

Average Male

$32,882

Average Female

Wayne County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Wayne County, Nebraska Language

92.89% of Wayne County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 7.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Wayne County, Nebraska Language

Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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11.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.81%

Male Poverty Rate

13.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Nebraska is Asian, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.48%.

Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty

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Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Wayne County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne County, Nebraska 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, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, Nebraska Marital Status

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482

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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2.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Wayne County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Wayne County, Nebraska 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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69.80%

Born in Wayne County, Nebraska

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

2.69%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.82% of Wayne County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 69.80% having been born in Nebraska. 2.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wayne County, Nebraska 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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