Wayne County, New York Population 2020

Wayne County, New York's estimated population is 89,448 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, New York is the 31st largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202089,448-308-0.34%
201989,756-308-0.34%
201890,064-308-0.34%
201790,372-382-0.42%
201690,754-530-0.58%
201591,284-522-0.57%
201491,806-544-0.59%
201392,350-685-0.74%
201293,035-211-0.23%
201193,246-506-0.54%
201093,7524,6295.19%
199089,1234,5425.37%
198084,5815,1776.52%
197079,40411,41516.79%
196067,98910,66618.61%
195057,3234,5768.68%
194052,7472,7525.50%
193049,9951,1682.39%
192048,827-1,352-2.69%
191050,1791,5193.12%
190048,660-1,069-2.15%
189049,729-1,971-3.81%
188051,7003,9908.36%
187047,710-52-0.11%
186047,7622,8096.25%
185044,9532,8966.89%
184042,0578,41425.01%
183033,6430.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.34%
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Founded
1823
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Wayne County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84,70193.23%
Black or African American2,6312.90%
Two or More Races1,9102.10%
Some Other Race7860.87%
Asian6060.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native1440.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander780.09%
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Wayne County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Wayne County, New York Median Age

43.6


Total

42.8


Male

44.5


Female

Wayne County, New York Adults

There are 71,151 adults, (16,103 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, New York.

Wayne County, New York Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

45,885

50.50%

Male

44,971

49.50%

Wayne County, New York Households and Families

Wayne County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All75.9%24.1%
Male69.8%30.2%
Non Family61%39%
Female54%46%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,5042.4475.9
Married18,6453.0290.7
Non Family12,0321.2361
Female3,7223.1254
Male2,1053.0269.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Wayne County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1763.41%
9th to 12th Grade4,5627.15%
High School Graduate22,07734.59%
Some College12,09818.95%
Associates Degree8,68613.61%
Bachelors Degree8,14212.76%
Graduate Degree6,0879.54%
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Wayne County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,21853,68813,509
Hispanic1,8811,271308
Black1,7111,266134
Other Race57434995
Multiple Races48941362
Asian404315205
Native American1189319
Islander4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,456$41,956$31,235
Less Than High School$25,636$27,327$17,650
High School Grad$31,047$37,454$24,389
Some College$34,912$43,670$30,758
Bachelors Degree$47,344$59,926$38,513
Graduate Degree$58,310$65,652$56,193

$36,456

Average Earnings

$41,956

Average Male

$31,235

Average Female

Wayne County, New York Language

Wayne County, New York Language by Age

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Wayne County, New York Language

95.11% of Wayne County, New York residents speak only English, while 4.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Wayne County, New York Poverty

Wayne County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,9937,8989.75%
Hispanic3,77185522.67%
Black2,40983934.83%
Multiple1,89150026.44%
Asian60011719.50%
Other7789011.57%
Native1444430.56%
Islander7867.69%

11.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, New York is Black, with 34.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, New York is Islander, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.61%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.83%
High School10.72%
Some College7.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.02%
Male Unemployed30.27%
Female Employed5.21%
Male Employed4.06%

Wayne County, New York Income

Wayne County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,765$70,895
Families$67,777$81,893
Married Families$79,125$92,870
Non Families$32,676$44,701
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Wayne County, New York Marital Status

Wayne County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne County, New York 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 35-44.

Wayne County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, New York Veterans

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6,485

Number of Veterans

6,063

Male Veterans

422

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,389
First Gulf War1,068
Second Gulf War969
Korea537
World War II256
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,910
35 to 541,603
75+1,397
55 to 641,115
18 to 34460
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,3179.42%
Hispanic1475.96%
Black1216.16%
2 or More384.72%
Indian97.63%

Wayne County, New York Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, New York Employment Status

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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84.09%

Born in New York

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

1.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.21% of Wayne County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 84.09% having been born in New York. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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