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Waynesboro, Tennessee - Basic Facts

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The City of Waynesboro had a population of 2,523 as of July 1, 2015. Waynesboro ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waynesboro is located at latitude 35.3229 and longitude -87.7599 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waynesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 748 feet.

The City of Waynesboro (GNIS ID: 2405696) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Waynesboro is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waynesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Waynesborough.

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Waynesboro, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,523
Population in Households 2,402
Population in Familes 1,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 673
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,052
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 709
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 748 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $66,638
Average Home Value $84,212


Median Household Income $33,372
Average Household Income $43,687
Per Capita Income $17,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.57%
Households 0.78% 0.58%
Families 3.0% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Waynesboro, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 166 61st
Population Density1 # 155 64th
Diversity Index2 # 378 11th
Median Household Income # 321 25th
Per Capita Income # 328 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.