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Wayne County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 16,913 (all rural); it was 16,842 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,496
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,401
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,921
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,239 (it was 1,015 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 734 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wayne County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (35.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (21.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wayne County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 9,342  (55.2%)
Females: 7,571  (44.8%)

Wayne County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,197 ($26,576 in 1999)

This county:

$33197
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $322 (lower quartile is $196, upper quartile is $398)
This county:

$322
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,290 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Wayne:

$75,290
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,210 - $135,125
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $738
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $294

Institutionalized population: 2,116

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 40

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 86
  • Thefts: 68
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $463 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $453 (0.6%)

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 2013: 20.2%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.0% for Black residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for American Indian residents, 78.8% for other race residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.4%
Wayne County:

20.4%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.9% for Black residents, 45.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.8% for American Indian residents, 71.9% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 50 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $358 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $462 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $589 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clifton-Natural Bridge, Lutts-Cypress Inn, Clifton, Waynesboro, Collinwood.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cherokee County, North Carolina , Loudon County , Onslow County, North Carolina , Washita County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 553
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 61.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 65 (29% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 29
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 4
  • 1980 to 1984: 2
  • 1975 to 1979: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1965 to 1969: 5

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,458
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 39
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 1,915
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 69

Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 1,218 (79 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,246

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wayne County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25242
Mainline Protestant1,33919
Catholic751
Other41
None10,351-
Wayne County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Wayne County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

30.3%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 175 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,740
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $60.12
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,751
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,064
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.76
Corn for grain: 1260 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 895 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2025 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.5 miles away from Wayne County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 165.4 miles away from Wayne County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 130.2 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:

  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2010 to August 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1937): September 15, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1937, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1909): May 4, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 15, 2009 to July 17, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1856): August 21, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1856, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2008 to February 6, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1745): February 7, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1745, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3217): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1464): May 8, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeStorms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1408): April 5, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and High Winds, Incident Period: January 17, 1999 to February 1, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1262): January 19, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1262, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • TennesseeWinter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1260): January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1215): April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

  • Mexico (46%)
  • Pakistan (28%)
  • France (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)

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

  • United States or American (53%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Wayne County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,692 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 867 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 46 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 118 (2%)
  • Other means: 90 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 100 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,894 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 1,899 people in state prisons
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,918.

4.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.98% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($11,848 average AGI)
2.54% relocated from other states ($17,189 average AGI)
Wayne County:

2.54%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.58% ($32,071 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, TN  0.54% ($19,115)
from Hardin County, TN  0.21% ($33,900)


4.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.39% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($14,107 average AGI)
1.72% relocated to other states ($11,255 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.72%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lawrence County, TN  0.61% ($21,207 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.40% ($26,158)
to Maury County, TN  0.33% ($25,750)
to Hardin County, TN  0.29% ($26,357)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wayne County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
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: 3,120 (2,329 aged, 791 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 361 (11%)

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, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (406)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (228)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (173)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (131)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (89)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (87)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (73)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (70)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7504.890
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 462.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36415.91

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 958.070
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1005.380

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47.31

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 195.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,881
  • In family households: 12,797 (3,217 male householders, 1,086 female householders)
    3,337 spouses, 4,069 children (3,718 natural, 103 adopted, 248 stepchildren), 426 grandchildren, 67 brothers or sisters, 121 parents, 129 other relatives, 267 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,084 (833 male householders (705 living alone)), 1,000 female householders (924 living alone)), 251 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,140 (2,116 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,039 2-persons, 1,041 3-persons, 765 4-persons, 300 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,629 1-person, 172 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

2,537 married couples with children.
662 single-parent households (174 men, 488 women).

98.4% of residents of Wayne County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $93,912,000 ($5567 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,602,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,988,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,725,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $326,000
Federal grants: $32,435,000
Federal procurement contracts: $455,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,983,000 ($161,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $742,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $446,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,517,000

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

Births: 854
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 881
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +80
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.03 millions of gallons per day (19% from ground, 81% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 101
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,056
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,720
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,073
  • 1970 to 1979: 942
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,073
  • 1950 to 1959: 428
  • 1940 to 1949: 371
  • 1939 or earlier: 480
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 63
  • 3 rooms: 106
  • 4 rooms: 761
  • 5 rooms: 1,443
  • 6 rooms: 1,291
  • 7 rooms: 602
  • 8 rooms: 377
  • 9+ rooms: 278
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 141
  • 4 rooms: 320
  • 5 rooms: 273
  • 6 rooms: 168
  • 7 rooms: 48
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9+ rooms: 19
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 122
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,281
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,809
  • 4 bedrooms: 551
  • 5+ bedrooms: 133
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 140
  • 2 bedrooms: 477
  • 3 bedrooms: 319
  • 4 bedrooms: 68
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 279
  • 1 vehicle: 1,194
  • 2 vehicles: 2,012
  • 3 vehicles: 1,090
  • 4 vehicles: 294
  • 5+ vehicles: 52
  • no vehicle: 186
  • 1 vehicle: 434
  • 2 vehicles: 290
  • 3 vehicles: 82
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

59% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Tennessee.

Wayne County:

59.2%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 11135
  • Northeast: 265
  • Midwest: 1166
  • South: 3982
  • West: 206

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $29,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.9%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Utility gas (20.0%)
  • Wood (8.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (49.2%)
  • Utility gas (26.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.0%)
  • Wood (8.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

0.7%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

13.3%
Tennessee:

22.8%

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 2006:

  • Construction - Public Welfare - Other: $1,148,000
    Regular Highways: $911,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $437,000
    General - Other: $180,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,053,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,094,000
    Regular Highways: $1,967,000
    Solid Waste Management: $652,000
    Central Staff Services: $632,000
    Correctional Institutions: $602,000
    Police Protection: $531,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $495,000
    General - Other: $467,000
    Health - Other: $260,000
    Financial Administration: $232,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $89,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $759,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $707,000
    General - Other: $427,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $791,000
    General - Other: $360,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,479,000

Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,390,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,165,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $337,000
    All Other: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $372,000
    Education: $54,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $377,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $221,000
    Rents: $185,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $78,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,746,000
    Highways: $2,757,000
    General Local Government Support: $609,000
    All Other: $468,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,762,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,949,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $633,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $182,000
    Other Selective Sales: $171,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $153,000
    Severance: $14,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    Public Utility License: $2,000
    Other License: $1,000

Wayne County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,296,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,940,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,094,000

Wayne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,790,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,501,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,998,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 500
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 445
  • Number of recipients under 18: 48
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 311
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 141
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 223
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 203
Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Wayne County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16071.4 years
Mary10878.3 years
William9973.7 years
John8877.0 years
Robert5266.1 years
George3973.7 years
Willie3974.2 years
Charles3667.3 years
Joe2771.0 years
Roy2670.1 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brewer8174.3 years
Staggs7669.5 years
Martin5775.2 years
Thompson5575.5 years
Davis5374.4 years
Holt5173.2 years
Skelton4572.4 years
Kelley4372.3 years
Ray4375.6 years
Pulley4273.1 years
Businesses in Wayne County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway2
McDonald's1U-Haul1

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  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"