Wayne County, Ohio Population 2021

Wayne County, Ohio's estimated population is 115,550 with a growth rate of -0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Ohio is the 25th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 114,394 and has seen a growth of 1.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021115,550-80-0.07%
2020115,630-80-0.07%
2019115,710-80-0.07%
2018115,790-378-0.33%
2017116,168-445-0.38%
2016116,6133990.34%
2015116,2143020.26%
2014115,9125120.44%
2013115,4003710.32%
2012115,0293800.33%
2011114,6492550.22%
2010114,39412,93312.75%
1990101,4614,0534.16%
198097,40810,28511.81%
197087,12311,62615.40%
196075,49716,78128.58%
195058,7168,19616.22%
194050,5203,4967.43%
193047,0245,67813.73%
192041,3463,2888.64%
191038,0581880.50%
190037,870-1,135-2.91%
189039,005-1,071-2.67%
188040,0764,96014.12%
187035,1162,6338.11%
186032,483-498-1.51%
185032,981-2,827-7.89%
184035,80812,47553.47%
183023,33311,40095.53%
182011,9330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.07%
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State
Founded
January 4, 1812
County Seat
2010 Population
114,394
Growth Since 2010
1.01%
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Wayne County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White109,71794.50%
Two or More Races2,0801.79%
Black or African American1,5841.36%
Asian1,2111.04%
Some Other Race1,2061.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native2860.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.01%
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Wayne County, Ohio Population by Race

Wayne County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Wayne County, Ohio Median Age

38.7


Total

37.2


Male

40.2


Female

Wayne County, Ohio Adults

There are 87,784 adults, (20,111 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Ohio.

Wayne County, Ohio Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

58,382

50.29%

Male

57,717

49.71%

Wayne County, Ohio Population by Age

Wayne County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All73%27%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male55.6%44.4%
Female54.8%45.2%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,8242.5673
Married23,8013.2187.2
Non Family13,7911.1556.5
Female4,1153.2154.8
Male2,1173.0455.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5337.25%
9th to 12th Grade4,7576.23%
High School Graduate29,77539.00%
Some College13,83218.12%
Associates Degree5,4927.19%
Bachelors Degree10,39413.62%
Graduate Degree6,5548.59%
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Wayne County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White72,66662,94316,045
Hispanic1,190895274
Black931816133
2+ Races84672238
Asian688599396
Other Race51635269
Native American14614644
Islander888

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wayne County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,480$44,475$26,644
Less Than 9th Grade$32,111$42,629$18,461
High School Graduate$31,680$39,941$22,180
Some College$34,704$44,830$26,029
Bachelors Degree$46,687$56,884$40,576
Graduate Degree$60,225$70,213$49,900

$36,480

Average Earnings

$44,475

Average Male

$26,644

Average Female

Wayne County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Ohio Language by Age

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Wayne County, Ohio Language

88.61% of Wayne County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 11.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.21% of the population.

Wayne County, Ohio Language

Wayne County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White105,09911,14110.60%
Hispanic2,24161927.62%
Other1,19848040.07%
Black1,35041931.04%
Multiple1,96923611.99%
Native28616256.64%
Asian1,032413.97%

11.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Ohio is Native, with 56.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Ohio is Asian, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.48%.

Wayne County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.40%
High School9.52%
Some College8.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Wayne County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.19%
Male Unemployed24.45%
Female Employed6.29%
Male Employed4.39%

Wayne County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,300$72,883
Families$70,575$85,014
Married Families$78,050$94,913
Non Families$31,351$41,181
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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne County, Ohio 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, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, Ohio Marital Status

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6,123

Number of Veterans

5,759

Male Veterans

364

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,586
First Gulf War864
Second Gulf War639
Korea414
World War II291

Wayne County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,020
75+1,511
35 to 541,111
55 to 641,108
18 to 34373

Wayne County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,0217.21%
Hispanic684.44%
Black483.97%
2+ Races382.89%
Native American1610.96%

Wayne County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Wayne County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Wayne County, Ohio 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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82.23%

Born in Wayne County, Ohio

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Wayne County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 82.23% having been born in Ohio. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wayne County, Ohio 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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