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Wayne County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 29,949 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 26,565 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,298
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,089
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,129
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,175 (it was 2,195 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 645 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wayne County: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.8%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wayne County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (19.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 15,640  (52.2%)
Females: 14,309  (47.8%)

Wayne County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,739 ($32,766 in 1999)

This county:

$35739
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $440 (lower quartile is $328, upper quartile is $556)
This county:

$440
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,245 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Wayne:

$75,245
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,492 - $152,628
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

Institutionalized population: 2,278
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $909 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $511 (0.8%)

Wayne County household income distribution in 2009 Wayne County home values distribution Wayne County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.5% for Black residents, 48.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.9% for American Indian residents, 64.0% for other race residents, 42.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
Wayne County:

21.7%
Georgia:

19.0%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 46.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.3% for American Indian residents, 55.3% for other race residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $371 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $605 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jesup, Screven, Odum.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Claiborne County, Mississippi , Greene County, Mississippi , Grant Parish, Louisiana , Jasper County, Mississippi , Marion County, Mississippi , Lee County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 711
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 410 (43% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

1.5%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 120
  • 1990 to 1994: 124
  • 1985 to 1989: 40
  • 1980 to 1984: 40
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1965 to 1969: 76

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.9%

Wayne County marital status for males Wayne County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,264
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 270
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 204
  • 10 to 19: 119
  • 20 or more: 86
  • Mobile homes: 3,519
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 49

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 2,084 (143 second mortgage, 238 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,756

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,95061
Mainline Protestant1,5949
Other4921
Catholic4581
Black Protestant4343
None10,171-
Wayne County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Wayne County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Wayne County:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

10.2%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

30.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 189 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,975
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $453.21
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,799
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.91%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,026
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.58
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.83%
Corn for grain: 6332 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6181 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,154 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 597 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from Wayne County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 137.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 129.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Wayne County center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1833): April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (31%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Bolivia (4%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Hungary (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County (%):

  • United States or American (29%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Wayne County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,152 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,426 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 30 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 165 (2%)
  • Other means: 89 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 238 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Wayne County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 1,691 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 195 people in state prisons
  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Wayne County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 1,943 people in federal prisons
  • 211 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,569.

7.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.45% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($16,606 average AGI)
2.58% relocated from other states ($11,167 average AGI)
Wayne County:

2.58%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Glynn County, GA  0.67% ($24,217 average AGI)
from Liberty County, GA  0.54% ($21,688)
from Long County, GA  0.37% ($27,212)
from Chatham County, GA  0.30% ($25,778)
from Pierce County, GA  0.21% ($20,684)
from Brantley County, GA  0.19% ($21,706)
from Ware County, GA  0.15% ($25,077)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.42% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($15,314 average AGI)
2.62% relocated to other states ($11,379 average AGI)
Wayne County:

2.62%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Glynn County, GA  0.64% ($30,123 average AGI)
to Liberty County, GA  0.44% ($17,359)
to Brantley County, GA  0.29% ($15,692)
to Chatham County, GA  0.29% ($18,846)
to Fulton County, GA  0.25% ($14,818)
to Appling County, GA  0.19% ($21,588)
to Long County, GA  0.18% ($27,625)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wayne County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,585 (3,421 aged, 1,164 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 748 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Wayne County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (304)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (302)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (209)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (194)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (185)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (151)
  • Unspecified dementia (133)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (99)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (97)
  • Congestive heart failure (90)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12146.25
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 297.890
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64398.18

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1268.050
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 841.850
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.61

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.59
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95.1

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.09

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,783
  • In family households: 24,412 (5,128 male householders, 2,558 female householders)
    5,563 spouses, 8,381 children (7,548 natural, 235 adopted, 598 stepchildren), 1,079 grandchildren, 232 brothers or sisters, 203 parents, 448 other relatives, 657 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,371 (1,356 male householders (1,121 living alone)), 1,520 female householders (1,373 living alone)), 495 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,316 (2,278 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,180 2-persons, 1,875 3-persons, 1,480 4-persons, 707 5-persons, 271 6-persons, 173 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,494 1-person, 311 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,386 married couples with children.
1,738 single-parent households (328 men, 1,410 women).

94.4% of residents of Wayne County speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (19% speak English very well, 81% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $191,695,000 ($6798 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $20,762,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,019,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,576,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,781,000
Federal grants: $39,025,000
Federal procurement contracts: $21,755,000 ($15,400,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $22,539,000 ($490,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $163,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,263,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,004,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,105
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,448
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +109
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,095
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.91 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 72
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,749
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,154
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,065
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,575
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,117
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,211
  • 1940 to 1949: 354
  • 1939 or earlier: 762
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 30
  • 2 rooms: 151
  • 3 rooms: 281
  • 4 rooms: 904
  • 5 rooms: 1,616
  • 6 rooms: 1,748
  • 7 rooms: 1,262
  • 8 rooms: 633
  • 9+ rooms: 504
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 164
  • 3 rooms: 288
  • 4 rooms: 641
  • 5 rooms: 560
  • 6 rooms: 344
  • 7 rooms: 138
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 13
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 76
  • 1 bedroom: 258
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,524
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,176
  • 4 bedrooms: 933
  • 5+ bedrooms: 162
  • no bedroom: 48
  • 1 bedroom: 344
  • 2 bedrooms: 976
  • 3 bedrooms: 733
  • 4 bedrooms: 86
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 247
  • 1 vehicle: 1,915
  • 2 vehicles: 3,391
  • 3 vehicles: 1,179
  • 4 vehicles: 325
  • 5+ vehicles: 72
  • no vehicle: 484
  • 1 vehicle: 1,113
  • 2 vehicles: 512
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

54% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Georgia.

Wayne County:

53.7%
State average:

50.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20499
  • Northeast: 938
  • Midwest: 791
  • South: 3271
  • West: 333

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $32,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (64.4%)
  • Utility gas (18.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.2%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (52.7%)
  • Utility gas (34.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 116
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

13.3%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Wayne County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,813,000
    General - Other: $1,285,000
    Police Protection: $306,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,581,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,137,000
    Police Protection: $1,651,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,596,000
    General - Other: $1,175,000
    Financial Administration: $1,059,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,019,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,001,000
    Health - Other: $903,000
    Housing and Community Development: $304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $249,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $237,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Central Staff Services: $119,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Libraries: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $174,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,134,000
    Libraries: $117,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $397,000
    Police Protection: $73,000
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $29,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,014,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,349,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $209,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $808,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $693,000
    Interest Earnings: $340,000
    Rents: $252,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $187,000
    Special Assessments: $0
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,151,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,778,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,495,000
    Other Selective Sales: $752,000
    Public Utility License: $508,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $93,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $66,000
    Other License: $62,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,350,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,989,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,685,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,177,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,173,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $304,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,297,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,173,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,025
  • Number of aged recipients: 103
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 922
  • Number of recipients under 18: 161
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 637
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 227
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 392
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 508
Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wayne County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21969.0 years
John16170.0 years
William15470.8 years
Mary13474.1 years
Willie10972.9 years
Robert9769.6 years
George7973.8 years
Thomas6374.0 years
Annie6378.8 years
Joseph5667.1 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12171.0 years
Williams8273.8 years
Jones7872.1 years
Bennett7474.8 years
Westberry7175.4 years
Johnson7070.9 years
Tyre6775.3 years
Strickland6671.3 years
Davis6170.5 years
Harris5774.4 years
Businesses in Wayne County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike4
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Cricket Wireless1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway3
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1