Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Wayne County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 51,398 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Pennsylvania is the 43rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202051,398610.12%
201951,337610.12%
201851,276610.12%
201751,215-117-0.23%
201651,332-480-0.93%
201551,812-233-0.45%
201452,045-139-0.27%
201352,184-47-0.09%
201252,231-494-0.94%
201152,725-123-0.23%
201052,84812,90432.31%
199039,9444,70713.36%
198035,2375,65619.12%
197029,5811,3444.76%
196028,237-241-0.85%
195028,478-1,456-4.86%
194029,9341,5145.33%
193028,4209853.59%
192027,435-1,801-6.16%
191029,236-935-3.10%
190030,171-839-2.71%
189031,010-2,503-7.47%
188033,5133250.98%
187033,1889492.94%
186032,23910,34947.28%
185021,89010,04284.76%
184011,8484,18554.61%
18307,6633,53685.68%
18204,12720.05%
18104,1251,56361.01%
18002,5620.00%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,41893.95%
Black or African American1,6683.24%
Two or More Races8481.65%
Asian3130.61%
Some Other Race1640.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Median Age

48.1


Total

46.3


Male

49.9


Female

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 42,752 adults, (11,809 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

24,258

47.07%

Male

27,278

52.93%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
Male81.4%18.6%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female56.1%43.9%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7392.5480.5
Married10,3023.191.8
Non Family6,2651.2567.3
Female1,4563.4756.1
Male7163.9681.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0512.69%
9th to 12th Grade2,9307.49%
High School Graduate17,11843.76%
Some College6,85117.51%
Associates Degree3,1988.18%
Bachelors Degree4,80912.29%
Graduate Degree3,1628.08%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,63532,3767,554
Hispanic1,5341,298219
Black1,4391,02147
Multiple Races41035142
Asian277261115
Other Race15596
Native American10873
Islander999

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,187$40,278$27,755
Less Than High School$23,824$27,473$11,989
High School Grad$30,489$37,380$23,189
Some College$31,737$39,840$27,290
Bachelors Degree$39,266$50,394$31,856
Graduate Degree$61,639$59,648$62,125

$33,187

Average Earnings

$40,278

Average Male

$27,755

Average Female

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Language

95.39% of Wayne County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,0325,09811.32%
Hispanic1,67124914.90%
Black33110230.82%
Multiple7498711.62%
Native322268.75%
Asian260218.08%
Other34823.53%

11.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

12.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 68.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.94%
High School11.23%
Some College9.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.56%
Male Unemployed19.63%
Female Employed5.52%
Male Employed4.40%

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Income

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,851$68,249
Families$68,422$81,538
Married Families$75,197-
Non Families$28,218$39,919

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Pennsylvania 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 45-54.

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans

4,565

Number of Veterans

4,306

Male Veterans

259

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,986
Korea555
Second Gulf War486
First Gulf War469
World War II118
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,447
75+1,378
55 to 64905
35 to 54636
18 to 34199
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,42811.05%
Black976.10%
Hispanic965.61%
2 or More224.37%
Asian124.08%
Indian65.56%

$Wayne County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Pennsylvania 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

56.49%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.12% of Wayne County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 56.49% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.86% 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
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