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Wayne County Statistics

Facts

Land area458.2 square miles
Population Density45.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)20,678
Population change-0.6%
Under 5 years of age5.6%
Under 1821.9%
65 and over17.6%
Females50.6%
White96.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.9
Asian0.4%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American1.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school70%
Had a bachelor degree or higher9.8%
Veterans1,247

Households and Housing

Households8,083
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more88.1%
Median household income$29,497
The Per capita income$16,396
Live below the poverty line24.3%
Housing units10,792
Multi-unit structures7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$80,500
Residents owning their homes72.5%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,555
Women-owned firms18.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$152,513
Retail sales per capita$7,412
Manufacturers shipments$378,860
Merchant wholesaler sales$23,597
Source US Census Data