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Wayne County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 89,918 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 93,765 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,063
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,043
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,093
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,479 (it was 7,815 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

47%

Land area: 604 sq. mi.

Water area: 779.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wayne County: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.5%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (10.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Wayne County, NY (2019)
    • 80,10585.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,0224.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,4352.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7851.9%Two or more races
    • 7250.8%Asian alone
    • 1030.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 680.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 480.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.3 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 45,138  (50.2%)
Females: 44,780  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,730 ($44,157 in 1999)
This county:

$61,730
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $656 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $861)
This county:

$656
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,000 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Wayne:

$124,000
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,100 - $183,600

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $147,621
Here:

$147,621
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $159,203
Here:

$159,203
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $135,394
Here:

$135,394
State:

$650,471

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $308,716
Here:

$308,716
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $33,305
Here:

$33,305
State:

$82,547

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,245
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $539

Institutionalized population: 965

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 158
  • Thefts: 460
  • Auto thefts: 31

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 43
  • Burglaries: 157
  • Thefts: 423
  • Auto thefts: 29
Wayne County, NY map from a distance

Health of residents in Wayne County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
46.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
55.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
70.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 284 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 292 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1999: 282 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2000: 255 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2001: 260 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2002: 264 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2003: 216 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2004: 231 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2005: 212 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2006: 196 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2007: 156 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2008: 131 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2009: 123 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 119 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2011: 85 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2012: 84 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2014: 85 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2015: 62 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2016: 99 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2017: 75 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2018: 96 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2019: 86 buildings, average cost: $207,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Wayne, NY residents
Average permit cost in Wayne, NY
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: $3,808 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,102 (2.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Wayne, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wayne, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wayne, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
Wayne County:

12.6%
New York:

13.0%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.9% for American Indian residents, 6.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.3 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 46.0 years old, American Indian residents: 51.0 years old, Asian residents: 26.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 35.7 years old)

Area name: Rochester, NY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $537 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $656 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $788 a month.

Cities in this county include: Arcadia, Ontario, Newark, Walworth, Williamson, Marion, Galen, Lyons, Palmyra, Rose.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Arcadia town7586 - 113631 - 40
Butler town162 - 112718 - 37
Galen town895 - 143728 - 46
Huron town073 - 133019 - 42
Lyons town381410 - 184338 - 49
Macedon town5186 - 113228 - 37
Marion town1174 - 123023 - 38
Ontario town481.10.2 - 3.51611 - 21
Palmyra town3786 - 123429 - 40
Rose town695 - 143324 - 41
Savannah town152 - 102515 - 34
Sodus town863 - 112517 - 34
Walworth town2574 - 102621 - 32
Williamson town1831 - 61913 - 25
Wolcott town162 - 122718 - 38
Wayne county3288 30 

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, Maine , Bon Homme County, South Dakota , Bremer County, Iowa , Holt County, Nebraska , Vernon County, Wisconsin , Palo Alto County, Iowa .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

8.1%

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

Current college students: 3,271
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,448 (81.6% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

3.8%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3642010 or later
  • 6272000 to 2009
  • 4601990 to 1999
  • 3781980 to 1989
  • 3611970 to 1979
  • 994Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 30,572
  • One, attached: 1,379
  • Two: 2,357
  • 3 or 4: 1,555
  • 5 to 9: 1,326
  • 10 to 19: 653
  • 20 to 49: 942
  • 50 or more: 294
  • Mobile homes: 2,827

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 15,951 (17 second mortgage, 2,663 home equity loan, 62 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,072

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,4228
Mainline Protestant10,25957
Evangelical Protestant4,74344
Other1,2545
Black Protestant-2
None62,094-
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: 16
Wayne County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Wayne County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 54
This county:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

8.9%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

25.4%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 183 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $114,885
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $732.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $98,816
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 59.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,930
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.60%
Corn for grain: 24092 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5090 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 14434 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,364 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22,570 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 147.1 miles away from Wayne County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 190.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 365.2 miles away from Wayne County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Flooding, Incident Period: May 2, 2017 - August 6, 2017, FEMA Id: 4348, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2004 to September 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1564: October 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1564, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Ice Storm, Incident Period: April 03, 2003 to April 05, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1467: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1467, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • New York Virus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 01, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3155: October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 03, 1999 to March 06, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3138: March 10, 1999, FEMA Id: 3138, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New York Severe Storms, Incident Period: September 07, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1244: September 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1244, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (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: 25,817 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 2,876 (9.0%)
  • Bus: 233 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 13 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 366 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 57 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 855 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,571 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (14%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • England (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County


  • Italian (12%)
  • American (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Dutch (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Polish (3%)

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

People in group quarters in Wayne County, New York in 2000:

  • 572 people in nursing homes
  • 531 people in state prisons
  • 318 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 143 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Wayne County, New York in 2010:

  • 536 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 324 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 232 people in state prisons
  • 156 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,837.

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.00% relocated from other counties in New York ($37,305 average AGI)
0.86% relocated from other states ($7,387 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.86%
New York average:

1.80%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, NY  2.16% ($47,028 average AGI)
from Ontario County, NY  0.83% ($35,267)
from Seneca County, NY  0.19% ($37,887)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($33,969)
from Oswego County, NY  0.10% ($53,128)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.06% ($40,143)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.93% relocated to other counties in New York ($29,881 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($15,034 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.69%
New York average:

2.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, NY  1.88% ($46,294 average AGI)
to Ontario County, NY  0.93% ($41,236)
to Seneca County, NY  0.20% ($34,368)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.16% ($30,048)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.10% ($34,079)
to Oswego County, NY  0.09% ($33,697)
to Erie County, NY  0.06% ($40,810)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.4%
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: 16,528 (12,769 aged, 3,759 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,351 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,262)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,208)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,124)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (784)
  • Unspecified dementia (759)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (427)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (378)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (362)
  • Congestive heart failure (348)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (341)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.07
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,839
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 293
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,296

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,108
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 880
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 86.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.2
  • Other - 36.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 89,918
  • Male householders: 18,699 (5,071 living alone), Female householders: 17,935 (6,066 living alone)
  • 17,817 spouses (17,703 opposite-sex spouses), 3,497 unmarried partners, (3,486 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 24,536 children (22,507 natural, 406 adopted, 1,623 stepchildren), 1,512 grandchildren, 270 brothers or sisters, 847 parents, 0 foster children, 996 other relatives, 2,411 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,398

Size of family households: 12,107 2-persons, 4,567 3-persons, 3,011 4-persons, 2,495 5-persons, 608 6-persons, 426 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,137 1-person, 2,137 2-persons, 13 4-persons, 133 5-persons.

12,610 married couples with children.
4,858 single-parent households (1,351 men, 3,507 women).

94.7% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $547,756,000 ($5,836 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $81,395,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $224,205,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $93,915,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,905,000
Federal grants: $121,413,000
Federal procurement contracts: $91,414,000 ($77,530,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,904,000 ($67,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,181,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $38,482,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,979,000

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

Births: 5,885
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,338
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +183
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,774
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.22 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Year house built in Wayne County, New York
  • Year house built in Wayne County, New York
  • 5132014 or later
  • 6852010 to 2013
  • 3,6032000 to 2009
  • 4,9361990 to 1999
  • 4,1961980 to 1989
  • 5,1881970 to 1979
  • 3,6041960 to 1969
  • 3,1701950 to 1959
  • 1,0481940 to 1949
  • 14,9621939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, New York
  • 211 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 8453 rooms
  • 2,1534 rooms
  • 4,5085 rooms
  • 6,0706 rooms
  • 4,5237 rooms
  • 4,2278 rooms
  • 5,6769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, New York
  • 4161 room
  • 3772 rooms
  • 1,8793 rooms
  • 2,6064 rooms
  • 1,2605 rooms
  • 9456 rooms
  • 5887 rooms
  • 1398 rooms
  • 4019+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, New York
  • 21no bedroom
  • 1,1261 bedroom
  • 4,5932 bedrooms
  • 13,8603 bedrooms
  • 6,8864 bedrooms
  • 1,5375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, New York
  • 416no bedroom
  • 2,6411 bedroom
  • 2,3502 bedrooms
  • 2,6603 bedrooms
  • 4334 bedrooms
  • 1115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, New York 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
  • 419no vehicle
  • 7,5631 vehicle
  • 11,9872 vehicles
  • 4,7273 vehicles
  • 1,9314 vehicles
  • 1,3965+ 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
  • 2,531no vehicle
  • 3,8361 vehicle
  • 1,4892 vehicles
  • 7333 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

88.8% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in New York.

Wayne County:

88.8%
State average:

89.5%

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

  • This state: 76,796
  • Other state: 8,843
  • Northeast: 3,468
  • Midwest: 1,879
  • South: 2,532
  • West: 964
Year householders moved into unit in Wayne County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 345
Here:

3.9%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 509
Here:

11.5%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,199
Here:

37.7%
New York:

37.4%

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 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,981,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,831,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $47,651,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,942,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $29,963,000
    Health - Other: $19,901,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $18,766,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,247,000
    Police Protection: $9,118,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,987,000
    Regular Highways: $6,899,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,702,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,359,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,763,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,095,000
    Financial Administration: $1,572,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $844,000
    Parks and Recreation: $819,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $152,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Transit Utilities: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,053,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,103,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $4,535,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $21,267,000
    Corrections: $418,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $825,000
    Other: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,121,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,792,000
    Interest Earnings: $487,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Rents: $121,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,541,000
    Police Protection: $546,000
    General - Other: $139,000
    Central Staff Services: $121,000
    General Public Building: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    Corrections - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $109,200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,797,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,167,000
    Other: $5,018,000
    Highways: $4,247,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,750,000
    Property: $41,665,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,545,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,981,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,831,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $47,651,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,942,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $29,963,000
    Health - Other: $19,901,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $18,766,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,247,000
    Police Protection: $9,118,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,987,000
    Regular Highways: $6,899,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,702,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,359,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,763,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,095,000
    Financial Administration: $1,572,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $844,000
    Parks and Recreation: $819,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $152,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Transit Utilities: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,053,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,103,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $4,535,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $21,267,000
    Corrections: $418,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $825,000
    Other: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,121,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,792,000
    Interest Earnings: $487,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Rents: $121,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,541,000
    Police Protection: $546,000
    General - Other: $139,000
    Central Staff Services: $121,000
    General Public Building: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    Corrections - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $109,200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,797,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,167,000
    Other: $5,018,000
    Highways: $4,247,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,750,000
    Property: $41,665,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,545,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,981,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,831,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $47,651,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,942,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $29,963,000
    Health - Other: $19,901,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $18,766,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,247,000
    Police Protection: $9,118,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,987,000
    Regular Highways: $6,899,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,702,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,359,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,763,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,095,000
    Financial Administration: $1,572,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $844,000
    Parks and Recreation: $819,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $152,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Transit Utilities: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,053,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,103,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $4,535,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $21,267,000
    Corrections: $418,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $825,000
    Other: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,121,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,792,000
    Interest Earnings: $487,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Rents: $121,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,541,000
    Police Protection: $546,000
    General - Other: $139,000
    Central Staff Services: $121,000
    General Public Building: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    Corrections - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $109,200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,797,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,167,000
    Other: $5,018,000
    Highways: $4,247,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,750,000
    Property: $41,665,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,545,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,981,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,831,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $47,651,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,942,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $29,963,000
    Health - Other: $19,901,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $18,766,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,247,000
    Police Protection: $9,118,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,987,000
    Regular Highways: $6,899,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,702,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,359,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,763,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,095,000
    Financial Administration: $1,572,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $938,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $844,000
    Parks and Recreation: $819,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $152,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Transit Utilities: $38,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,053,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,103,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $4,535,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $21,267,000
    Corrections: $418,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $825,000
    Other: $11,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,533,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,121,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,792,000
    Interest Earnings: $487,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $153,000
    Rents: $121,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,541,000
    Police Protection: $546,000
    General - Other: $139,000
    Central Staff Services: $121,000
    General Public Building: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000
    Corrections - Other: $38,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $109,200,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $76,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,797,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,167,000
    Other: $5,018,000
    Highways: $4,247,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,750,000
    Property: $41,665,000
    Other: $705,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,545,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,168
  • Number of aged recipients: 145
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,023
  • Number of recipients under 18: 354
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,426
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 388
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 922
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 976
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED433$107,695366$112,464941$107,655430$19,1164$267,25076$113,03940$49,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$109,00034$117,029106$119,09428$35,4640$09$130,77815$64,533
APPLICATIONS DENIED81$97,71667$91,194420$106,886240$17,1420$018$63,00032$55,719
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$111,03623$98,304246$112,22830$24,4670$07$110,2866$77,167
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$115,2865$148,20056$127,1434$34,5000$02$123,5002$55,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$131,71471$139,5072$130,0001$74,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$141,21414$122,9293$132,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$150,7507$118,7141$102,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$116,9006$89,6670$01$75,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wayne, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wayne, NY - Value
Most common first names in Wayne County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John63375.1 years
Mary60180.3 years
William52574.9 years
Robert45069.7 years
Charles38774.2 years
James36371.1 years
George35976.0 years
Margaret29078.9 years
Helen28479.9 years
Ruth26680.0 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26475.6 years
Johnson17276.5 years
Williams11474.6 years
Miller11076.0 years
Brown9874.0 years
Baker7673.1 years
Clark7578.5 years
Fisher7279.2 years
Jones7071.0 years
Allen6773.3 years
Businesses in Wayne County, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's6
Burger King3Nike2
CVS2Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Quality1
Curves5RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid6
Dunkin Donuts3Subway6
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx6Tim Hortons2
Ford2True Value3
GNC2U-Haul5
GameStop1UPS5
Goodwill5Walgreens1
H&R Block5Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

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