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Wayne County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2017: 66,185 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 71,097 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,920
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,606
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,564
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,025 (it was 8,905 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 404 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 164 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wayne County: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.6%), Retail trade (11.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Wayne County, IN (2017)
    • 59,70284.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,3474.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1213.0%Two or more races
    • 2,0082.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6600.9%Asian alone
    • 690.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 660.09%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 32,187  (48.6%)
Females: 33,998  (51.4%)
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Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,017 ($34,885 in 1999)
This county:

$45,017
Indiana:

$54,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $542 (lower quartile is $464, upper quartile is $636)
This county:

$542
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,900 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Wayne:

$105,900
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,000 - $157,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $145,163
Here:

$145,163
State:

$182,292

Townhouses or other attached units: $241,759
Here:

$241,759
State:

$170,402

In 2-unit structures: $30,428
Here:

$30,428
State:

$127,306

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,006
Here:

$172,006
State:

$146,180

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,419
Here:

$147,419
State:

$210,644

Mobile homes: $333,422
Here:

$333,422
State:

$85,614

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $880
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 1,421

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 383 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 363 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1999: 157 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2001: 126 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2002: 117 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2003: 131 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2004: 161 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2005: 132 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2007: 70 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2010: 88 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2017: 41 buildings, average cost: $230,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wayne, IN residents
Average permit cost in Wayne, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $995 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $895 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Wayne, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wayne, IN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wayne, IN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
Wayne County:

16.1%
Indiana:

13.5%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for American Indian residents, 50.6% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.9 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 43.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 36.2 years old, American Indian residents: 54.4 years old, Asian residents: 48.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.3 years old, Other race residents: 18.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $425 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $722 a month.

Cities in this county include: Richmond, Centerville, Cambridge City, Hagerstown, Fountain City, Dublin, Milton, Spring Grove, Greens Fork, East Germantown.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, New Jersey , Cheyenne County, Kansas , Lake County, California , Delaware County, Ohio , Webster County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 3,686
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,026 (47.1% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6832010 or later
  • 4032000 to 2009
  • 3151990 to 1999
  • 1361980 to 1989
  • 1341970 to 1979
  • 216Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,044
  • One, attached: 483
  • Two: 1,702
  • 3 or 4: 2,229
  • 5 to 9: 1,081
  • 10 to 19: 303
  • 20 to 49: 304
  • 50 or more: 1,078
  • Mobile homes: 1,167

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 11,414 (158 second mortgage, 1,063 home equity loan, 54 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,094

Here:

64.7% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,74673
Mainline Protestant8,21136
Catholic4,8544
Black Protestant1,0333
Other7225
None39,351-
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: 14
Wayne County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wayne County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 54
This county:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

27.6%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 201 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,660
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $257.77
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.07%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,704
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,757
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.68%
Corn for grain: 53294 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3342 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 59628 harvested acres
Vegetables: 147 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.2 miles away from Wayne County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 182.8 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 170.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.2 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.5 miles away from Wayne County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 131.7 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:

  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 1998 to July 07, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1234: July 22, 1998, FEMA Id: 1234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Blizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1109: April 02, 1996, FEMA Id: 1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wayne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 26,411 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,087 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 140 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 680 (2.2%)
  • Bicycle: 66 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 793 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,091 (3.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (31%)
  • Philippines (19%)
  • Costa Rica (10%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Nepal (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County


  • American (20%)
  • German (19%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 850 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 780 people in nursing homes
  • 262 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 176 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 66 people in other group homes
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 929 people in college/university student housing
  • 784 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 293 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 285 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 71 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,262.

4.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.14% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($18,071 average AGI)
2.08% relocated from other states ($19,705 average AGI)
Wayne County:

2.08%
Indiana average:

2.21%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, IN  0.31% ($30,937 average AGI)
from Preble County, OH  0.30% ($35,623)
from Fayette County, IN  0.30% ($31,079)
from Henry County, IN  0.29% ($33,808)
from Marion County, IN  0.27% ($34,412)
from Union County, IN  0.22% ($29,036)
from Delaware County, IN  0.16% ($50,900)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.45% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($19,022 average AGI)
2.33% relocated to other states ($22,361 average AGI)
Wayne County:

2.33%
Indiana average:

2.40%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.38% ($34,990 average AGI)
to Fayette County, IN  0.32% ($26,183)
to Henry County, IN  0.26% ($32,776)
to Preble County, OH  0.26% ($38,894)
to Randolph County, IN  0.23% ($33,862)
to Union County, IN  0.18% ($32,778)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.16% ($35,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.9%
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: 13,564 (11,025 aged, 2,539 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 926 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,010)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,010)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,001)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (563)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (496)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (363)
  • Unspecified dementia (344)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (262)
  • Congestive heart failure (213)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (211)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,348
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 334
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70,466

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,325
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,124
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 98.3
  • Other - 45.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 66,185
  • In family households: 52,477 (8,230 male householders, 9,023 female householders)
    12,478 spouses, 17,017 children (15,630 natural, 210 adopted, 1,177 stepchildren), 1,961 grandchildren, 534 brothers or sisters, 297 parents, 1,437 other relatives, 1,500 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,953 (3,659 male householders (3,371 living alone)), 5,609 female householders (4,350 living alone)), 1,685 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,755

Size of family households: 8,219 2-persons, 4,156 3-persons, 2,506 4-persons, 1,709 5-persons, 230 6-persons, 433 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,721 1-person, 1,396 2-persons, 151 3-persons.

6,762 married couples with children.
5,339 single-parent households (1,282 men, 4,057 women).

95.4% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $410,559,000 ($5,884 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,294,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $190,841,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $95,158,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,829,000
Federal grants: $90,747,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,205,000 ($2,976,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,779,000 ($3,574,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,702,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $36,581,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,795,000

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

Births: 4,497
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,082
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +258
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,485
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.55 millions of gallons per day (54% from ground, 46% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Wayne County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Wayne County, Indiana
  • 1332014 or later
  • 2602010 to 2013
  • 2,7552000 to 2009
  • 2,6151990 to 1999
  • 2,5441980 to 1989
  • 3,5661970 to 1979
  • 4,6201960 to 1969
  • 3,4341950 to 1959
  • 2,1981940 to 1949
  • 9,2661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 9984 rooms
  • 2,9385 rooms
  • 4,5716 rooms
  • 4,0297 rooms
  • 2,2558 rooms
  • 2,6729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Indiana
  • 5691 room
  • 6732 rooms
  • 6463 rooms
  • 2,1814 rooms
  • 1,9125 rooms
  • 1,5986 rooms
  • 6237 rooms
  • 5768 rooms
  • 2359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Indiana
  • 6no bedroom
  • 2061 bedroom
  • 3,3762 bedrooms
  • 9,8733 bedrooms
  • 3,4784 bedrooms
  • 5695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Indiana
  • 576no bedroom
  • 1,5381 bedroom
  • 3,5952 bedrooms
  • 2,4003 bedrooms
  • 7684 bedrooms
  • 1365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Indiana 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
  • 452no vehicle
  • 4,6821 vehicle
  • 7,2372 vehicles
  • 3,3953 vehicles
  • 9994 vehicles
  • 7435+ 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
  • 1,605no vehicle
  • 4,4631 vehicle
  • 1,9472 vehicles
  • 7553 vehicles
  • 1604 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles

85.8% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Indiana.

Wayne County:

85.8%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 45,747
  • Other state: 19,090
  • Northeast: 2,573
  • Midwest: 8,350
  • South: 6,496
  • West: 1,671
Year householders moved into unit in Wayne County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 16.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 732
Here:

11.5%
Indiana:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

0.4%
Indiana:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,317
Here:

40.7%
Indiana:

21.9%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,486,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,037,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $718,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $211,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,718,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,905,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,760,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,734,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    Health - Other: $3,196,000
    Police Protection: $2,755,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,418,000
    Financial Administration: $1,088,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,087,000
    General Public Buildings: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $580,000
    Sewerage: $148,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $491,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $461,000
    Interest Earnings: $315,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $17,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,516,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,506,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,170,000
    Other: $1,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,439,000
    Other License: $1,728,000
    Other Selective Sales: $615,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,486,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,037,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $718,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $211,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,718,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,905,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,760,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,734,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    Health - Other: $3,196,000
    Police Protection: $2,755,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,418,000
    Financial Administration: $1,088,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,087,000
    General Public Buildings: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $580,000
    Sewerage: $148,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $491,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $461,000
    Interest Earnings: $315,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $17,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,516,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,506,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,170,000
    Other: $1,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,439,000
    Other License: $1,728,000
    Other Selective Sales: $615,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,486,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,037,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $718,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $211,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,718,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,905,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,760,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,734,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    Health - Other: $3,196,000
    Police Protection: $2,755,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,418,000
    Financial Administration: $1,088,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,087,000
    General Public Buildings: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $580,000
    Sewerage: $148,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $491,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $461,000
    Interest Earnings: $315,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $17,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,516,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,506,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,170,000
    Other: $1,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,439,000
    Other License: $1,728,000
    Other Selective Sales: $615,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,486,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,037,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $718,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $211,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,718,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,905,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,760,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,734,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    Health - Other: $3,196,000
    Police Protection: $2,755,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,418,000
    Financial Administration: $1,088,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,087,000
    General Public Buildings: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $580,000
    Sewerage: $148,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $444,000
    Benefit Payments: $222,000
    Corporate Bonds: $172,000
    From Other Governments: $76,000
    Total Other Securities: $64,000
    Withdrawals: $0
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $491,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,281,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $461,000
    Interest Earnings: $315,000
    Rents: $14,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $17,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,516,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,506,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,170,000
    Other: $1,593,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,439,000
    Other License: $1,728,000
    Other Selective Sales: $615,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,168,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,611
  • Number of aged recipients: 92
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,519
  • Number of recipients under 18: 315
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,079
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 217
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 636
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 698
Most common first names in Wayne County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary80179.6 years
Robert60372.2 years
William56874.4 years
John54374.5 years
James49871.1 years
Charles43274.5 years
Ruth31980.7 years
George26177.1 years
Helen25579.4 years
Paul24673.7 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32474.3 years
Miller22477.1 years
Johnson20974.7 years
Davis19074.2 years
Brown17176.6 years
Williams15775.4 years
Moore14076.5 years
Jones12873.8 years
Thomas11379.0 years
Clark10074.8 years
Businesses in Wayne County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Knights Inn1
AT&T2Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger1
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture2
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's2Lowe's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets19
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's5
Buffalo Wild Wings1Meijer1
Burger King4Menards1
CVS1Motel 61
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Chipotle1OfficeMax1
ColorTyme1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Penske2
Curves2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen4Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Deb1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry7Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
FedEx10Sears3
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway7
Goodwill4Super 82
H&R Block4T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell3
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul2
Hot Topic1UPS10
Hyundai1Vans1
IHOP1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's2
Justice1White Castle1
KFC2YMCA1
Kmart1

Wayne County on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"