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Wayne County, North Carolina

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Wayne County, North Carolina
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 117,333
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 122,623
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, 2018-2022 10,315
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 7.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 53,521
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 61.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $152,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,243
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $442
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $899
Building permits, 2022 418
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 46,949
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 14.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 90.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 86.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 20.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 57.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 54.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 202,444
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 781,853
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 84,547
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,619,336
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,144
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 21.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $54,323
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $30,540
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 2,152
Total employment, 2021 32,511
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,309,724
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 6,845
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,624
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 880
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 308
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 205
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,153
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,115
Population per square mile, 2020 211.8
Population per square mile, 2010 221.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 553.92
Land area in square miles, 2010 553.09
FIPS Code 37191
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 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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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