Wayne County, Utah Population 2024

2,801

Wayne County, Utah's estimated 2024 population is 2,801 with a growth rate of 2.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Utah is the 26th largest county in Utah. The 2010 population was 2,772 and has seen a growth of 1.05% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,191782.51%
20283,113782.57%
20273,035782.64%
20262,957782.71%
20252,879782.78%
20242,801782.86%
20232,723782.95%
20222,645783.04%
20212,567592.35%
20202,508-195-7.21%
20192,703461.73%
20182,657-42-1.56%
20172,699281.05%
20162,671-18-0.67%
20152,689-6-0.22%
20142,695-17-0.63%
20132,71280.3%
20122,704-38-1.39%
20112,742-30-1.08%
20102,772
19902,17726613.92%
19801,91142828.86%
19701,483-245-14.18%
19601,728-477-21.63%
19502,205-189-7.89%
19402,39432715.82%
19302,067-30-1.43%
19202,09734819.9%
19101,749-158-8.29%
19001,907-1,284-40.24%
showing: 30 rows
2024 Growth Rate
2.86% (78)
County Website
Wayne County
State
Utah
County Seat
2010 Population
2,772
Area
2461 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.05% (29)
Founded
1892

Wayne County, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,49798.62%
Two or more races331.3%
Other race20.08%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wayne County, Utah Population by Race

Wayne County, Utah Population Pyramid 2024

Wayne County, Utah Median Age

43

Total

43.2

Male

42.8

Female

Wayne County, Utah Adults

There are 1,937 adults, (568 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Utah.

Wayne County, Utah Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Utah Sex Ratio

Female1,23348.7%
Male1,29951.3%

Wayne County, Utah Population by Age

Wayne County, Utah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0512.3778.121.9
Married6722.8588.711.3
Non Family2181.1783.916.1
Female842.3316.783.3
Male771.6436.463.6
showing: 5 rows

2.67

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wayne County, Utah Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Wayne County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.87%.

Wayne County, Utah Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,844

Average Earnings

$46,759

Average Male

$37,630

Average Female

Wayne County, Utah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Utah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wayne County, Utah Language

95.37% of Wayne County, Utah residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.28% of the population.

Wayne County, Utah Language

Wayne County, Utah Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,4402078.48%
Multiple28517.86%
showing: 2 rows

8.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.6%

Male Poverty Rate

9.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Utah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Utah is Multiple, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Utah is White, with 8.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.43%.

Wayne County, Utah Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.93%
Some College9.99%
High School8.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%
showing: 4 rows

Wayne County, Utah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.88%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wayne County, Utah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Utah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Utah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Utah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wayne County, Utah 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, Utah Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wayne County, Utah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

134

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wayne County, Utah Veterans by War

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Wayne County, Utah Veterans by Age

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Wayne County, Utah Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Utah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Utah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Utah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne County, Utah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wayne County, Utah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.25%

Born in Wayne County, Utah

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Wayne County, Utah residents were born in the United States, with 71.25% having been born in Utah. 3.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wayne County, Utah Place of Birth

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