Wayne County, Ohio Population 2020

Wayne County, Ohio's estimated population is 116,247 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Ohio is the 24th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018115,967-280-0.24%
2017116,247-423-0.36%
2016116,6704300.37%
2015116,2403220.28%
2014115,9185210.45%
2013115,3973750.33%
2012115,0223850.34%
2011114,6372460.22%
2010114,39112,93012.74%
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%

How Many People Live in Wayne County, Ohio?

116,247

Wayne County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White109,98594.64%
Two or More Races2,0621.77%
Black or African American1,7051.47%
Asian1,1060.95%
Some Other Race9980.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native3400.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.01%

Wayne County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Wayne County, Ohio Median Age

38.5


Total

37.2


Male

39.9


Female

Wayne County, Ohio Adults

There are 87,759 adults, (19,566 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Ohio.

Wayne County, Ohio Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

58,518

50.36%

Male

57,690

49.64%

Wayne County, Ohio Households and Families

Wayne County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All73.1%26.9%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female54.1%45.9%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,3852.5973.1
Married24,1513.2287.2
Non Family13,1981.1655.6
Female4,0243.2754.1
Male2,0122.9956.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,4377.12%
9th to 12th Grade5,2736.91%
High School Graduate30,08939.43%
Some College13,44417.62%
Associates Degree5,3857.06%
Bachelors Degree10,44013.68%
Graduate Degree6,2428.18%

Wayne County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,52362,34015,607
Hispanic1,240914308
Black946877156
Multiple Races80870555
Asian698629476
Other Race504328116
Native American22622637
Islander777

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,562$43,121$26,339
Less Than High School$30,834$37,277$18,209
High School Grad$31,307$40,376$21,909
Some College$32,990$43,153$25,804
Bachelors Degree$47,109$57,669$38,007
Graduate Degree$57,662$66,445$49,353

$35,562

Average Earnings

$43,121

Average Male

$26,339

Average Female

Wayne County, Ohio Language

Wayne County, Ohio Language by Age

Wayne County, Ohio Language

88.72% of Wayne County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 11.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.89% of the population.

Wayne County, Ohio Poverty

Wayne County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White105,38112,34311.71%
Black1,46459840.85%
Hispanic2,19156025.56%
Other98538238.78%
Multiple1,96926913.66%
Native3409828.82%
Asian935717.59%

12.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

13.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Ohio is Black, with 40.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Ohio is Asian, with 7.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.25%
High School9.89%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.04%
Male Unemployed28.00%
Female Employed7.42%
Male Employed5.32%

Wayne County, Ohio Income

Wayne County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,348$70,494
Families$66,675$81,311
Married Families$74,251$90,403
Non Families$31,386$40,688

Wayne County, Ohio Marital Status

Wayne County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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

Wayne County, Ohio Veterans

6,213

Number of Veterans

5,926

Male Veterans

287

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,632
First Gulf War879
Second Gulf War623
Korea548
World War II394
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1277.33%
Hispanic604.01%
2 or More393.38%
Black312.50%
Indian167.08%

$Wayne County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Ohio Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.14%

Born in Ohio

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.82% of Wayne County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 82.14% having been born in Ohio. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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