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Wayne County, Tennessee

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Table

Wayne County, Tennessee
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
16,409
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
16,409
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
16,232
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
1.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 16,232
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,021
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
16.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.9%
Female persons, percent
44.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
89.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,296
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,366
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 78.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $109,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $958
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $318
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $516
Building permits, 2021 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 5,737
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 92.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 1.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 79.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 73.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 10.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 46.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 48.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,064
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 34,250
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 79,925
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 64,965
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $3,822
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 33.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $42,206
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $22,231
Persons in poverty, percent
20.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 218
Total employment, 2020 2,669
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 97,766
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -3.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 994
All firms, 2012 1,057
Men-owned firms, 2012 647
Women-owned firms, 2012 299
Minority-owned firms, 2012 28
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 999
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 104
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 898
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 23.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 734.10
FIPS Code 47181
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.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 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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