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Wayne County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 90,798 (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: 150 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wayne County: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.3%), Retail trade (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Wayne County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
New York median age:  38.4 years
Males: 44,497  (49.0%)
Females: 46,301  (51.0%)

Wayne County,NY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,538 ($44,157 in 1999)

This county:

$59,538
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $638 (lower quartile is $516, upper quartile is $748)
This county:

$638
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,400 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Wayne:

$119,400
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,800 - $175,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $134,696
Here:

$134,696
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $41,339
Here:

$41,339
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $535,749
Here:

$535,749
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $362,179
Here:

$362,179
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $393,412
Here:

$393,412
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $46,449
Here:

$46,449
State:

$72,941
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,202
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $505

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,597 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,038 (3.0%)

Wayne County household income distribution in 2009 Wayne County home values distribution Wayne County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.4%
Wayne County:

9.4%
New York:

14.7%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.5% for American Indian residents, 1.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 22.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.6 years old
(Males: 43.3 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 44.4 years old, American Indian residents: 64.5 years old, Asian residents: 44.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.4 years old, Other race residents: 39.6 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 September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,271
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,098 (58.0% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

3.4%
Whole state:

23.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 414
  • 2000 to 2009: 487
  • 1990 to 1999: 478
  • 1980 to 1989: 378
  • 1970 to 1979: 361
  • Before 1970: 994
Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population

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: 31,576
  • One, attached: 1,008
  • Two: 2,188
  • 3 or 4: 2,034
  • 5 to 9: 914
  • 10 to 19: 296
  • 20 to 49: 659
  • 50 or more: 163
  • Mobile homes: 2,659
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 48

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 17,936 (156 second mortgage, 2,460 home equity loan, 68 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,595

Here:

63.0% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

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 near New York state average. It is 87% 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 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) 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 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from Wayne County center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.7 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 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
  • New York Severe Blizzard, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3107: March 17, 1993, FEMA Id: 3107, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • New York Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 03, 1990 to March 04, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-898: March 21, 1991, FEMA Id: 898, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Ecuador (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County (%):

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

Wayne County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25,240 (80.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,364 (7.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 306 (1.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 425 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,027 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,516 (4.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $51,229.

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
New York average:

5.06%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

3.65% relocated from other counties in New York ($29,768 average AGI)
0.97% relocated from other states ($7,339 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.97%
New York average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, NY  1.86% ($42,810 average AGI)
from Ontario County, NY  0.75% ($33,879)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.20% ($28,566)
from Seneca County, NY  0.17% ($28,565)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.10% ($33,872)
from Oswego County, NY  0.10% ($32,514)
from Livingston County, NY  0.07% ($38,929)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
New York average:

5.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.93% relocated to other counties in New York ($25,010 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($10,089 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.57%
New York average:

2.38%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, NY  2.02% ($37,263 average AGI)
to Ontario County, NY  0.77% ($38,801)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($26,524)
to Seneca County, NY  0.14% ($29,549)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.10% ($32,263)
to Erie County, NY  0.09% ($21,529)
to Oswego County, NY  0.08% ($30,069)

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 2014: 8.7

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 live births in Wayne County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (979)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (914)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (910)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (608)
  • Unspecified dementia (490)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (342)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (305)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (278)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (255)
  • Congestive heart failure (247)

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: 90,798
  • In family households: 74,916 (13,695 male householders, 12,483 female householders)
    20,111 spouses, 21,524 children (20,568 natural, 256 adopted, 700 stepchildren), 1,748 grandchildren, 462 brothers or sisters, 488 parents, 399 other relatives, 4,006 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,172 (5,191 male householders (3,595 living alone)), 6,127 female householders (5,057 living alone)), 2,854 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,710

Size of family households: 12,191 2-persons, 6,133 3-persons, 4,823 4-persons, 1,708 5-persons, 557 6-persons, 766 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,652 1-person, 2,303 2-persons, 363 4-persons.

10,257 married couples with children.
5,884 single-parent households (2,087 men, 3,797 women).

94.7% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 19% 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:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 374
  • 2010 to 2013: 916
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,756
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,466
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,617
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,599
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,322
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,892
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,524
  • 1939 or earlier: 13,079
Note: State values scaled to Wayne population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 142
  • 3 rooms: 445
  • 4 rooms: 1,516
  • 5 rooms: 5,893
  • 6 rooms: 6,101
  • 7 rooms: 4,625
  • 8 rooms: 4,774
  • 9+ rooms: 5,035
  • 1 room: 84
  • 2 rooms: 451
  • 3 rooms: 1,413
  • 4 rooms: 2,272
  • 5 rooms: 1,332
  • 6 rooms: 1,173
  • 7 rooms: 1,487
  • 8 rooms: 407
  • 9+ rooms: 346
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 468
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,207
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,338
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,825
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,622
  • no bedroom: 166
  • 1 bedroom: 2,443
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,415
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,109
  • 4 bedrooms: 467
  • 5+ bedrooms: 365
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wayne County population
  • no vehicle: 719
  • 1 vehicle: 7,609
  • 2 vehicles: 12,414
  • 3 vehicles: 4,966
  • 4 vehicles: 2,013
  • 5+ vehicles: 810
  • no vehicle: 1,524
  • 1 vehicle: 4,100
  • 2 vehicles: 2,431
  • 3 vehicles: 556
  • 4 vehicles: 354
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in New York.

Wayne County:

88.5%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 74,700
  • Other state: 12,423
  • Northeast: 4,867
  • Midwest: 1,648
  • South: 4,701
  • West: 1,207

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.9%)
  • Wood (7.8%)
  • Electricity (6.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Coal or coke (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (41.9%)
  • Electricity (32.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.5%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 754
Here:

9.5%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

1.1%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 703
Here:

25.0%
New York:

34.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Wayne County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $2,331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,105,000
    Regular Highways: $440,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $20,934,000
    General - Other: $14,842,000
    Health Services - Other: $8,665,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,035,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $6,486,000
    Regular Highways: $5,564,000
    Police Protection: $4,286,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,839,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,040,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,288,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,166,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,044,000
    Financial Administration: $1,062,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $869,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $640,000
    Parks & Recreation: $505,000
    Housing & Community Development: $497,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $259,000
    Libraries: $110,000
    Fire Protection: $107,000
    Transit Utilities: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,992,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,287,000
    Higher Education: $2,500,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $20,877,000
    Corrections: $708,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,763,000
    Police Protection: $431,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $71,000
    Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Judicial: $33,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
    Fire Protection: $10,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
    Central Staff: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,567,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $19,832,000
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $114,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $319,000
    All Other: $139,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,744,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,590,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $17,965,000
    Health & Hospitals: $7,194,000
    All Other: $3,680,000
    Education: $2,125,000
    Highways: $1,733,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,695,000
    Total General Sales: $17,911,000
    NEC: $545,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $271,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $17,837,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,825,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,175,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,614,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,222,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $650,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,843,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $65,275,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,698,000

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
Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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