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Wayne County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 13,265 (all rural); it was 13,259 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,977
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,448
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,340
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,292 (it was 1,211 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 761 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wayne County: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.6%), Manufacturing (18.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wayne County, MO (2019)
    • 12,52594.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3272.5%Two or more races
    • 2461.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 730.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 380.3%Asian alone
    • 230.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

47.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 6,468  (48.8%)
Females: 6,797  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,521 ($24,007 in 1999)
This county:

$35,521
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $400 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $494)
This county:

$400
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $90,947 (it was $41,200 in 2000)
Wayne:

$90,947
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,840 - $160,581

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $141,307
Here:

$141,307
State:

$215,938

Mobile homes: $45,209
Here:

$45,209
State:

$75,368

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,269
Here:

$34,269
State:

$45,944

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $847
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 133

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 69
  • Thefts: 105
  • Auto thefts: 14
Wayne County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Wayne, MO residents
Average permit cost in Wayne, MO
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: $555 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $525 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Wayne, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wayne, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wayne, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.8%
Wayne County:

22.8%
Missouri:

12.9%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.9% for American Indian residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.9 years old
(Males: 47.1 years old, Females: 48.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 15.9 years old, American Indian residents: 59.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $386 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Piedmont, Greenville, Williamsville, Mill Spring.

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: Adair County, Kentucky , Hopkins County, Kentucky , Salem city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 222
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 80 (63.7% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 192010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 11980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,465
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 73
  • 3 or 4: 125
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 2,204
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 1,463 (10 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,673

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,17634
Mainline Protestant6146
Catholic1542
Other1-
None9,576-
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: 5
Wayne County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


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

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Wayne County:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

10.4%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

29.8%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 256 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,460
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $51.73
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,776
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,866
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.14%
Corn for grain: 1109 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 584 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2440 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 419% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Wayne County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 169.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 169.9 miles away from Wayne County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.5 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: May 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4552-MO: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4552, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4451, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 11, 2017, FEMA Id: 4317, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1980: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1980, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1822: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1822, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wayne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,330 (70.2%)
  • Carpooled: 520 (15.7%)
  • Bus: 26 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 29 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 57 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 359 (10.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (29%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • Taiwan (18%)
  • England (14%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Ireland (3%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County


  • American (44%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • European (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, Missouri in 2000:

  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,304.

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.43% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($23,465 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($7,256 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.41%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butler County, MO  1.14% ($29,500 average AGI)
from Stoddard County, MO  0.60% ($29,364)


7.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.84% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($21,592 average AGI)
1.31% relocated to other states ($5,266 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.31%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, MO  2.04% ($25,184 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.9%
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: 3,571 (2,563 aged, 1,008 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 190 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (344)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (335)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (270)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (54)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,077
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,558
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,265
  • Male householders: 2,476 (839 living alone), Female householders: 3,047 (977 living alone)
  • 2,489 spouses (2,455 opposite-sex spouses), 481 unmarried partners, (478 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,188 children (2,808 natural, 247 adopted, 138 stepchildren), 464 grandchildren, 91 brothers or sisters, 103 parents, 203 foster children, 271 other relatives, 394 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 131

Size of family households: 1,879 2-persons, 600 3-persons, 302 4-persons, 232 5-persons, 187 6-persons, 96 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,796 1-person, 380 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 25 6-persons.

1,667 married couples with children.
495 single-parent households (153 men, 342 women).

98.8% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $118,092,000 ($9,006 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,434,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,136,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,242,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $204,000
Federal grants: $28,664,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,624,000 ($7,077,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,223,000 ($1,149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $474,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $807,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,472,000

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

Births: 833
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,019
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +59
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.06 millions of gallons per day (58% from ground, 42% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built in Wayne County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Wayne County, Missouri
  • 1022014 or later
  • 1432010 to 2013
  • 1,0112000 to 2009
  • 1,2751990 to 1999
  • 1,2751980 to 1989
  • 1,7071970 to 1979
  • 9061960 to 1969
  • 7321950 to 1959
  • 2881940 to 1949
  • 6691939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Missouri
  • 81 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1833 rooms
  • 7434 rooms
  • 1,0165 rooms
  • 8466 rooms
  • 5107 rooms
  • 3798 rooms
  • 3609+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Missouri
  • 281 room
  • 1242 rooms
  • 2923 rooms
  • 4204 rooms
  • 2495 rooms
  • 2086 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 718 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Missouri
  • 8no bedroom
  • 961 bedroom
  • 1,2202 bedrooms
  • 2,0553 bedrooms
  • 5914 bedrooms
  • 1155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Missouri
  • 29no bedroom
  • 3401 bedroom
  • 6212 bedrooms
  • 3433 bedrooms
  • 1024 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Missouri 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
  • 182no vehicle
  • 1,1391 vehicle
  • 1,6652 vehicles
  • 6323 vehicles
  • 3614 vehicles
  • 1055+ 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
  • 263no vehicle
  • 6471 vehicle
  • 3412 vehicles
  • 1723 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.6% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Missouri.

Wayne County:

91.6%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 10,302
  • Other state: 2,837
  • Northeast: 123
  • Midwest: 1,323
  • South: 858
  • West: 527
Year householders moved into unit in Wayne County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.7%Electricity
  • 24.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.0%Wood
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 21.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 129
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

19.0%
Missouri:

26.0%

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: $270,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $214,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,886,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Police Protection: $644,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    Correctional Institutions: $331,000
    Central Staff Services: $286,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
    Corrections - Other: $51,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,277,000
    General Local Government Support: $458,000
    Other: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,056,000
    Property: $509,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,187,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $214,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,886,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Police Protection: $644,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    Correctional Institutions: $331,000
    Central Staff Services: $286,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
    Corrections - Other: $51,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,277,000
    General Local Government Support: $458,000
    Other: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,056,000
    Property: $509,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,187,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $214,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,886,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Police Protection: $644,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    Correctional Institutions: $331,000
    Central Staff Services: $286,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
    Corrections - Other: $51,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,277,000
    General Local Government Support: $458,000
    Other: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,056,000
    Property: $509,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,187,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $214,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,886,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    Police Protection: $644,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    Correctional Institutions: $331,000
    Central Staff Services: $286,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    General Public Buildings: $62,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
    Corrections - Other: $51,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,277,000
    General Local Government Support: $458,000
    Other: $218,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,056,000
    Property: $509,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,187,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 711
  • Number of aged recipients: 64
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 647
  • Number of recipients under 18: 70
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 475
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 166
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 339
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 299
Most common first names in Wayne County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11474.3 years
William10172.5 years
John9675.9 years
Mary7778.6 years
Charles7173.8 years
Robert5771.1 years
George5173.9 years
Thomas3471.2 years
Joseph3474.4 years
Roy3274.0 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White4874.6 years
Smith4374.4 years
Allen4274.0 years
Henson3372.5 years
Wilson2776.7 years
Davis2674.2 years
Miller2673.2 years
Lewis2573.6 years
Brown2477.8 years
Eaton2477.3 years
Businesses in Wayne County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1Walmart1
RadioShack1

Wayne County on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"