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Wayne County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 16,275 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 17,151 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,579
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,024
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,683
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,499 (it was 1,460 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 714 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wayne County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Manufacturing (20.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wayne County, IL (2019)
    • 15,49796.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2441.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2181.4%Two or more races
    • 1030.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 430.3%Asian alone
    • 220.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 30.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 8,039  (49.4%)
Females: 8,236  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,768 ($30,481 in 1999)
This county:

$52,768
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $396 (lower quartile is $279, upper quartile is $500)
This county:

$396
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,886 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Wayne:

$92,886
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,658 - $152,276
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Institutionalized population: 48
Wayne County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $99,000
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Wayne, IL residents
Average permit cost in Wayne, IL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,747 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $916 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Wayne, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wayne, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wayne, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
Wayne County:

12.2%
Illinois:

11.5%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.5% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.7% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.0 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 44.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 16.0 years old, American Indian residents: 44.0 years old, Asian residents: 42.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 58.1 years old, Other race residents: 64.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $387 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $626 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fairfield, Wayne City, Cisne, Jeffersonville, Sims, Mount Erie, Golden Gate, Keenes, Johnsonville.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Clay County , Fleming County, Kentucky , Wayne County, West Virginia , Linn County, Kansas , Miami County, Kansas , Alexandria city, Virginia , Manassas Park city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

6.5%

Unemployment by year in Wayne, IL
County total employment by year in Wayne, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Wayne, IL

Current college students: 676
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 121 (31.7% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

0.7%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 562010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 241970 to 1979
  • 64Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,559
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 61
  • 3 or 4: 162
  • 5 to 9: 123
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 110
  • Mobile homes: 1,883
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 2,187 (39 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,276

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,66752
Mainline Protestant9398
Catholic2971
Black Protestant1821
Other1652
None7,510-
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: 3
Wayne County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Wayne County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

27.5%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 326 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,885
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $157.70
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,192
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $76,951
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.45
Corn for grain: 86556 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10424 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 132899 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 45 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 233% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from Wayne County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from Wayne County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 17, 2013 to November 18, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4157: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4157, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to July 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-871: June 22, 1990, FEMA Id: 871, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: January 07, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-819: January 13, 1989, FEMA Id: 819, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wayne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,188 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 328 (6.2%)
  • Bus: 149 (2.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 20 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 100 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 481 (9.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (26%)
  • India (13%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (7%)
  • Ukraine (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County


  • American (21%)
  • German (18%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in federal detention centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,605.

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.06% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($29,122 average AGI)
0.57% relocated from other states ($16,245 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.57%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clay County, IL  0.71% ($30,733 average AGI)
from White County, IL  0.38% ($37,000)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.95% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($25,925 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($12,832 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.28%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, IL  0.61% ($35,385 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.46% ($35,690)
to Hamilton County, IL  0.32% ($55,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
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: 3,563 (3,111 aged, 452 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 176 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wayne County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (398)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (300)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (244)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (196)
  • Unspecified dementia (130)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Congestive heart failure (65)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,567
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 964
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 53,570

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,072
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,274
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,275
  • Male householders: 3,719 (1,111 living alone), Female householders: 3,360 (1,224 living alone)
  • 3,590 spouses (3,582 opposite-sex spouses), 393 unmarried partners, (387 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,393 children (4,062 natural, 129 adopted, 204 stepchildren), 290 grandchildren, 58 brothers or sisters, 78 parents, 16 foster children, 104 other relatives, 211 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 72

Size of family households: 2,249 2-persons, 884 3-persons, 713 4-persons, 343 5-persons, 196 6-persons, 78 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,334 1-person, 278 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 1 6-persons.

2,399 married couples with children.
865 single-parent households (198 men, 667 women).

96.8% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $112,815,000 ($6,674 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,348,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,806,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,452,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,116,000
Federal grants: $16,874,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,147,000 ($285,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,419,000 ($945,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,889,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,726,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,760,000

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

Births: 1,015
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,044
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -306
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.68 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Wayne County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Wayne County, Illinois
  • 1432014 or later
  • 1872010 to 2013
  • 7442000 to 2009
  • 9001990 to 1999
  • 1,0521980 to 1989
  • 1,4091970 to 1979
  • 6121960 to 1969
  • 1,1721950 to 1959
  • 4951940 to 1949
  • 1,3121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Illinois
  • 61 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 5854 rooms
  • 1,1555 rooms
  • 1,5736 rooms
  • 9707 rooms
  • 4768 rooms
  • 5889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Illinois
  • 01 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 3013 rooms
  • 3604 rooms
  • 2475 rooms
  • 4056 rooms
  • 1817 rooms
  • 858 rooms
  • 379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Illinois
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 1,5412 bedrooms
  • 2,8893 bedrooms
  • 7224 bedrooms
  • 1615+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Illinois
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3651 bedroom
  • 5342 bedrooms
  • 6643 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 209no vehicle
  • 1,3761 vehicle
  • 2,1652 vehicles
  • 1,1243 vehicles
  • 3924 vehicles
  • 1545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 333no vehicle
  • 7081 vehicle
  • 4662 vehicles
  • 1083 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

89.6% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Illinois.

Wayne County:

89.6%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 13,072
  • Other state: 3,029
  • Northeast: 152
  • Midwest: 1,744
  • South: 880
  • West: 243
Year householders moved into unit in Wayne County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.0%Utility gas
  • 35.3%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

10.5%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 33
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

27.4%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,010,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $1,497,000
    General - Other: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $867,000
    Police Protection: $761,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $712,000
    Correctional Institutions: $653,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Highways: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $313,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $423,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $375,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,292,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,892,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,100,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,340,000
    Other Selective Sales: $816,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,728,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,010,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $1,497,000
    General - Other: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $867,000
    Police Protection: $761,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $712,000
    Correctional Institutions: $653,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Highways: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $313,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $423,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $375,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,292,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,892,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,100,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,340,000
    Other Selective Sales: $816,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,728,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,010,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $1,497,000
    General - Other: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $867,000
    Police Protection: $761,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $712,000
    Correctional Institutions: $653,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Highways: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $313,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $423,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $375,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,292,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,892,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,100,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,340,000
    Other Selective Sales: $816,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,728,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,010,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,936,000
    Financial Administration: $1,497,000
    General - Other: $929,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $867,000
    Police Protection: $761,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $712,000
    Correctional Institutions: $653,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Highways: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $313,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $423,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $127,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $375,000
    Central Staff Services: $135,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,292,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,892,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,100,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,340,000
    Other Selective Sales: $816,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,728,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 305
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 275
  • Number of recipients under 18: 39
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 202
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 64
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 112
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 128
Most common first names in Wayne County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15081.6 years
Charles14375.5 years
James12273.1 years
William12178.7 years
John10674.5 years
Robert9271.4 years
George6979.1 years
Helen4479.6 years
Frank4482.7 years
Ruby4280.2 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7977.5 years
Wilson4777.9 years
Miller4679.5 years
Brown4378.6 years
Simpson4378.2 years
Williams4275.2 years
Johnson4179.1 years
Jones3677.1 years
Musgrave3673.6 years
Thomason3571.6 years
Businesses in Wayne County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
Maurices1Wendy's1

Wayne County on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"