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Wayne County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2016: 30,633 (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: 48 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: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.8%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%), Public administration (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wayne County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (20.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years
Males: 15,632  (51.0%)
Females: 15,001  (49.0%)
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Wayne County,GA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,880 ($32,766 in 1999)

This county:

$41,880
Georgia:

$53,559

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $550)
This county:

$432
State:

$754


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,917 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Wayne:

$107,917
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,978 - $187,484

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $153,736
Here:

$153,736
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $80,875
Here:

$80,875
State:

$198,839

Mobile homes: $68,474
Here:

$68,474
State:

$71,595
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,037
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $320

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 permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,142 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $783 (0.8%)

Wayne County household income distribution in 2013 Wayne County home values distribution in 2013 Wayne County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.5%
Wayne County:

18.5%
Georgia:

16.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 55.9% for other race residents, 29.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.2 years old
(Males: 37.4 years old, Females: 39.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 33.5 years old, Asian residents: 41.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.0 years old, Other race residents: 34.0 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: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 883 (31.0% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

2.9%
Whole state:

10.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 2662010 or later
  • 3122000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 801980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 81Before 1970

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: 7,262
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 183
  • 3 or 4: 323
  • 5 to 9: 214
  • 10 to 19: 9
  • 20 to 49: 137
  • 50 or more: 56
  • Mobile homes: 4,056
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 3,451 (89 second mortgage, 171 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,190

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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:

  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3379: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3379, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4284: October 08, 2016, FEMA Id: 4284, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe 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: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (42%)
  • Colombia (12%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County


  • American (22%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Wayne County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,422 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,028 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 41 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 399 (3.9%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 93 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 221 (2.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 12,146
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 298
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64,398

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,268
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 842
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

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: 30,633
  • In family households: 24,471 (3,685 male householders, 3,370 female householders)
    5,356 spouses, 9,066 children (8,176 natural, 379 adopted, 516 stepchildren), 1,322 grandchildren, 180 brothers or sisters, 361 parents, 471 other relatives, 656 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,948 (1,346 male householders (1,047 living alone)), 1,811 female householders (1,608 living alone)), 789 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,152

Size of family households: 3,159 2-persons, 1,670 3-persons, 1,297 4-persons, 626 5-persons, 267 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,655 1-person, 368 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

4,536 married couples with children.
1,607 single-parent households (330 men, 1,277 women).

94.5% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $191,695,000 ($6,798 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:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Wayne County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 772014 or later
  • 3152010 to 2013
  • 2,2032000 to 2009
  • 2,5201990 to 1999
  • 1,9881980 to 1989
  • 1,6501970 to 1979
  • 9661960 to 1969
  • 1,3181950 to 1959
  • 4161940 to 1949
  • 7521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 381 room
  • 922 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 5334 rooms
  • 1,3795 rooms
  • 1,3466 rooms
  • 1,3657 rooms
  • 7658 rooms
  • 9369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 531 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 2163 rooms
  • 9944 rooms
  • 1,2105 rooms
  • 5826 rooms
  • 3157 rooms
  • 1358 rooms
  • 1009+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 36no bedroom
  • 1251 bedroom
  • 9882 bedrooms
  • 3,8503 bedrooms
  • 1,2804 bedrooms
  • 2075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Georgia Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 52no bedroom
  • 1991 bedroom
  • 1,2792 bedrooms
  • 1,8033 bedrooms
  • 2834 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 373no vehicle
  • 1,6111 vehicle
  • 2,4742 vehicles
  • 1,4673 vehicles
  • 4814 vehicles
  • 1525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 575no vehicle
  • 1,8921 vehicle
  • 9012 vehicles
  • 2313 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.1% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Georgia.

Wayne County:

83.1%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 21,507
  • Other state: 7,849
  • Northeast: 1,089
  • Midwest: 1,005
  • South: 5,140
  • West: 645
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.9%Electricity
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 86.2%Electricity
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 164
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 165
Here:

9.9%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

18.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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