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Wayne County Statistics

Facts

Land area810.8 square miles
Population Density25.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)20,539
Population change-1%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1825.1%
65 and over15.4%
Females51.9%
White59.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian0.2%
Two or more races0.8%
Black or African American38.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school73%
Had a bachelor degree or higher10.2%
Veterans1,178

Households and Housing

Households8,105
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more92.6%
Median household income$29,925
The Per capita income$18,928
Live below the poverty line28.4%
Housing units9,143
Multi-unit structures3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$68,400
Residents owning their homes83.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,806
Women-owned firms28.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$178,937
Retail sales per capita$8,466
Manufacturers shipments$287,499
Merchant wholesaler sales$221,065
Source US Census Data