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Wayne County, Indiana

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Wayne County, Indiana
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 66,553
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 68,917
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 4,521
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 2.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 30,754
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 68.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $105,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $966
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $398
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $751
Building permits, 2022 55
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 26,837
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.37
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 5.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 89.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 81.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 19.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 13.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 59.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 55.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 136,349
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 728,731
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 94,470
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 957,053
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $14,434
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 20.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $49,952
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $28,576
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 1,426
Total employment, 2021 24,866
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,109,182
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 3,642
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,107
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 531
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 137
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 770
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 54
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 740
Population per square mile, 2020 165.7
Population per square mile, 2010 171.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 401.75
Land area in square miles, 2010 401.74
FIPS Code 18177
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. ] Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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