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Wayne County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2017: 116,038 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 111,564 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,913
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,207
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 29,653
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,518 (it was 10,792 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 555 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 209 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wayne County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.5%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Manufacturing (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Wayne County, OH (2017)
    • 108,13296.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,2662.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,8861.7%Two or more races
    • 1,8191.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2301.1%Asian alone
    • 2030.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1500.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years
Males: 57,819  (49.8%)
Females: 58,219  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,899 ($41,538 in 1999)
This county:

$55,899
Ohio:

$54,021

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $422, upper quartile is $676)
This county:

$563
State:

$627


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,600 (it was $104,900 in 2000)
Wayne:

$149,600
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,800 - $208,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $180,296
Here:

$180,296
State:

$184,174

Townhouses or other attached units: $268,689
Here:

$268,689
State:

$176,779

In 2-unit structures: $100,295
Here:

$100,295
State:

$145,870

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,560
Here:

$77,560
State:

$149,759

Mobile homes: $62,303
Here:

$62,303
State:

$65,137

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,115
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $436

Institutionalized population: 1,123

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 269
  • Thefts: 302
  • Auto thefts: 30

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 252
  • Thefts: 294
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 413 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1998: 431 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 1999: 356 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2000: 408 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2001: 406 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2002: 434 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2003: 445 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2004: 411 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2005: 368 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 304 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2007: 239 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2008: 144 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2010: 124 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2011: 105 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2012: 119 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2013: 129 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2014: 156 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2015: 164 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2016: 155 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2017: 158 buildings, average cost: $231,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Wayne, OH residents
Average permit cost in Wayne, OH
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,922 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,005 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Wayne, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wayne, OH in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wayne, OH in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
Wayne County:

15.7%
Ohio:

14.0%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 30.2% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.4 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.4 years old, Black residents: 39.4 years old, American Indian residents: 42.9 years old, Asian residents: 26.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 43.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $582 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wooster, Orrville, Rittman, Doylestown, Creston, Dalton, Shreve, West Salem, Smithville, Apple Creek.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
44214Burbank751.33.212.911.4544.992.801.754.10
44217Creston1334.50.19.052.6812.22134.923.300.6314.13
44230Doylestown4235.20.26.573.867.34111.623.051.757.50
44270Rittman1414.70.14.731.955.02106.22.950.407.20
44276Sterling5550.615.25.7722.61148.726.801.109.95
44287West Salem16160.12.961.563.74126.542.300.903.60
44606Apple Creek8830.712.452.7328.57229.472.300.803.80
44618Dalton6101.43.672.93.2187.442.701.603.35
44627Fredericksburg22.22.22.22.2002.203.702.20
44645Marshallville1524.20.13.621.75.86161.972.101.132.90
44659Mount Eaton11.51.51.51.5  1.503.754.80
44667Orrville178368.70.119.64.4355.36282.493.801.6010.10
44676Shreve10164.21.331.125.8459.77192.083.551.606.15
44677Smithville172590.925.926.7461.99239.134.302.7012.03
44691Wooster403498.40.114.084.4334.94248.044.201.8812.00

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wayne County: Friends Church (A), Woods Golf Course (B), Liberty Egg Farm (C), Hempfling Dairy Farms (D), Liberty Egg Farm (E), Profit Farm (F), Van-Del Drive-In (G), Van Wert Sewage Treatment Plant (H), Olsthoom Dairy (I), Baer Farms (J), Cooper Grain Farms (K), Ringwald Egg Ranch (L), Arts Dairy (M), Burley Farms (N), Dealey Farms (O), Macabob Farms (P), Fralick Farm (Q), Harting Farms (R), Marcarl Farms (S), Rose Lane Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wayne County include: Asbury Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B), North Union Church (C), Delphos Wesleyan Church (D), Grace Church (E), Grand Victory Church (F), Greenbrier Church (G), Pleasant Chapel (H), Harmony Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Balyeat Cemetery (1), Smith Cemetery (2), Taylor Cemetery (3), Duncard Cemetery (4), Township Cemetery (5), Fissel Lauth Cemetery (6), Fletcher Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Van Wert Reservoir Number One (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Monkey Run (A), Kyle Prairie Creek (B), Frisinger Ditch (C), Duck Creek (D), Mown Prairie Creek (E), Black Creek (F), Roller Creek (G), Long Prairie Creek (H), Stripe Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wayne County: Edgewood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Carroll County , Clearfield County, Pennsylvania , Salt Lake County, Utah , Nassau County, New York , Hancock County , Medina County , Phelps County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Ohio:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 5,283
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,602 (52.6% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9422010 or later
  • 8172000 to 2009
  • 2841990 to 1999
  • 2841980 to 1989
  • 1961970 to 1979
  • 444Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,458
  • One, attached: 1,286
  • Two: 2,036
  • 3 or 4: 3,013
  • 5 to 9: 2,261
  • 10 to 19: 859
  • 20 to 49: 638
  • 50 or more: 79
  • Mobile homes: 3,990

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 17,835 (86 second mortgage, 2,334 home equity loan, 86 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,963

Here:

56.7% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,133163
Mainline Protestant17,46557
Catholic9,0315
Other7707
Black Protestant3722
None51,749-
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: 27
Wayne County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Wayne County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 56
This county:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

29.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $83,758
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $167.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.60%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $68,447
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 71.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,880
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 34.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.46%
Corn for grain: 44766 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 13274 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46054 harvested acres
Vegetables: 813 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 270 acres

Tornado activity:

Wayne County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 2119061.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 24 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/10/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from Wayne County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from Wayne County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 214.0 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:

  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1444: November 18, 2002, FEMA Id: 1444, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-266: July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: 266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wayne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 42,787 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 7,145 (13.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 105 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,135 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 194 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,648 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,992 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (21%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Nepal (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County


  • German (27%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Pennsylvania German (4%)
  • Swiss (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

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

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

  • 1,498 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,040 people in nursing homes
  • 289 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 136 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 113 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 63 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 41 people in halfway houses
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,918 people in college/university student housing
  • 924 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 118 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 77 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,626.

4.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.43% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($30,766 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($11,731 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.15%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Medina County, OH  0.77% ($37,266 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.58% ($43,008)
from Holmes County, OH  0.44% ($39,115)
from Stark County, OH  0.41% ($40,527)
from Ashland County, OH  0.23% ($49,708)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.18% ($51,160)
from Franklin County, OH  0.09% ($51,524)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.46% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($29,636 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($16,853 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.28%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Summit County, OH  0.65% ($46,135 average AGI)
to Medina County, OH  0.63% ($42,697)
to Stark County, OH  0.53% ($39,481)
to Holmes County, OH  0.34% ($38,838)
to Ashland County, OH  0.29% ($37,122)
to Franklin County, OH  0.18% ($39,750)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.17% ($42,410)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wayne County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wayne County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 17,532 (15,187 aged, 2,345 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,024 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,176)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,112)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,009)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (766)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (494)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (476)
  • Unspecified dementia (475)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (422)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (354)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (288)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,791
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 122
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,618

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,406
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 105.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 52.0
  • Suffocation - 27.9
  • Other - 25.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 116,038
  • In family households: 95,172 (16,243 male householders, 12,322 female householders)
    22,833 spouses, 34,819 children (32,164 natural, 1,212 adopted, 1,443 stepchildren), 2,231 grandchildren, 898 brothers or sisters, 805 parents, 2,812 other relatives, 2,209 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,674 (6,896 male householders (6,010 living alone)), 7,429 female householders (6,747 living alone)), 2,349 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,192

Size of family households: 14,209 2-persons, 4,721 3-persons, 5,229 4-persons, 2,335 5-persons, 834 6-persons, 1,237 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,757 1-person, 1,422 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 85 5-persons.

21,211 married couples with children.
3,752 single-parent households (1,143 men, 2,609 women).

89.3% of residents of Wayne speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
8.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $451,474,000 ($3,975 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,545,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $231,895,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $94,128,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,552,000
Federal grants: $87,779,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,134,000 ($6,490,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,984,000 ($2,482,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $14,595,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $36,018,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,017,000

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

Births: 8,313
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,071
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +506
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,489
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.44 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Year house built in Wayne County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Wayne County, Ohio
  • 8992014 or later
  • 6322010 to 2013
  • 7,2772000 to 2009
  • 7,0141990 to 1999
  • 3,9091980 to 1989
  • 7,1421970 to 1979
  • 4,2601960 to 1969
  • 5,1121950 to 1959
  • 1,7761940 to 1949
  • 8,5991939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 1,1133 rooms
  • 2,3184 rooms
  • 4,8945 rooms
  • 7,2176 rooms
  • 5,9307 rooms
  • 4,3128 rooms
  • 5,9569+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Ohio
  • 5571 room
  • 2392 rooms
  • 1,8783 rooms
  • 3,8044 rooms
  • 2,0375 rooms
  • 1,2636 rooms
  • 5257 rooms
  • 4428 rooms
  • 3479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wayne County, Ohio
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4951 bedroom
  • 5,8012 bedrooms
  • 17,3153 bedrooms
  • 6,0224 bedrooms
  • 2,1655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wayne County, Ohio
  • 557no bedroom
  • 2,3321 bedroom
  • 5,6422 bedrooms
  • 1,6053 bedrooms
  • 6464 bedrooms
  • 3105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Ohio 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
  • 2,364no vehicle
  • 7,3631 vehicle
  • 12,0622 vehicles
  • 6,5243 vehicles
  • 2,1974 vehicles
  • 1,2885+ 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
  • 2,151no vehicle
  • 4,7411 vehicle
  • 3,4242 vehicles
  • 5923 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles

85.2% 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, 79% lived in Ohio.

Wayne County:

85.2%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 94,749
  • Other state: 18,054
  • Northeast: 3,683
  • Midwest: 3,815
  • South: 9,212
  • West: 1,344
Year householders moved into unit in Wayne County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.7%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,229
Here:

36.2%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 648
Here:

13.0%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,988
Here:

35.7%
Ohio:

23.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wayne County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,923,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,046,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,666,000
    Sewerage: $876,000
    Regular Highways: $744,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Air Transportation: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,529,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,423,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,173,000
    Regular Highways: $7,559,000
    Police Protection: $5,761,000
    General - Other: $5,557,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,525,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $549,000
    Sewerage: $534,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $330,000
    Housing and Community Development: $266,000
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $799,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $68,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,156,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,938,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $476,000
    Rents: $363,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $77,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,907,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $728,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,484,000
    Highways: $5,459,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,334,000
    Other: $1,595,000
    Sewerage: $776,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,330,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,384,000
    Other License: $779,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,923,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,046,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,666,000
    Sewerage: $876,000
    Regular Highways: $744,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Air Transportation: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,529,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,423,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,173,000
    Regular Highways: $7,559,000
    Police Protection: $5,761,000
    General - Other: $5,557,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,525,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $549,000
    Sewerage: $534,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $330,000
    Housing and Community Development: $266,000
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $799,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $68,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,156,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,938,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $476,000
    Rents: $363,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $77,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,907,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $728,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,484,000
    Highways: $5,459,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,334,000
    Other: $1,595,000
    Sewerage: $776,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,330,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,384,000
    Other License: $779,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,923,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,046,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,666,000
    Sewerage: $876,000
    Regular Highways: $744,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Air Transportation: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,529,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,423,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,173,000
    Regular Highways: $7,559,000
    Police Protection: $5,761,000
    General - Other: $5,557,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,525,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $549,000
    Sewerage: $534,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $330,000
    Housing and Community Development: $266,000
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $799,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $68,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,156,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,938,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $476,000
    Rents: $363,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $77,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,907,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $728,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,484,000
    Highways: $5,459,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,334,000
    Other: $1,595,000
    Sewerage: $776,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,330,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,384,000
    Other License: $779,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,923,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,046,000
    Sewerage: $729,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,666,000
    Sewerage: $876,000
    Regular Highways: $744,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Air Transportation: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,529,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,423,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,173,000
    Regular Highways: $7,559,000
    Police Protection: $5,761,000
    General - Other: $5,557,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,194,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,525,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,089,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $549,000
    Sewerage: $534,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $330,000
    Housing and Community Development: $266,000
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $799,000
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000
    Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $68,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,156,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,421,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,938,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,179,000
    Interest Earnings: $476,000
    Rents: $363,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $77,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,907,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $728,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,484,000
    Highways: $5,459,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,758,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,334,000
    Other: $1,595,000
    Sewerage: $776,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,330,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,384,000
    Other License: $779,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,516
  • Number of aged recipients: 64
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,452
  • Number of recipients under 18: 211
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,141
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 164
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 497
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 766
Most common first names in Wayne County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary74480.7 years
John61175.8 years
William53974.1 years
Robert48871.2 years
James42069.2 years
Charles39974.5 years
Ruth37679.7 years
Helen35380.4 years
George29277.6 years
Paul27175.2 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller40975.7 years
Smith27575.5 years
Johnson15477.8 years
Snyder13177.5 years
Brown11377.9 years
Martin10577.7 years
Yoder9680.0 years
Gerber8578.0 years
Jones8473.9 years
Myers8477.9 years
Businesses in Wayne County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware3La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts3Lane Bryant2
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture6
Applebee's1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Arby's2Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone2Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works2Lowe's1
Best Western1Maurices2
Blockbuster1Mazda1
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's4
Burger King4Motherhood Maternity1
CVS3Nike2
Carson Pirie Scott1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza1
Chipotle1Payless1
Circle K4Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut2
Curves2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Deb1Rite Aid3
Domino's Pizza2Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryan's Grill1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1Sears1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx7Starbucks1
Ford3Subway13
GNC3Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Gap1Taco Bell3
Gymboree1Toyota1
H&R Block3Toys"R"Us1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul7
Honda1UPS15
IZOD1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jones New York3Walmart1
Justice1Wendy's4
KFC2YMCA3