Wayne County TN Information


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  1. Wayne County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forWayne County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Wayne County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,035
Population in Households 14,871
Population in Familes 12,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,164
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,626
Average Household Income $50,007
Per Capita Income $19,631


Total Housing Units 7,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,770 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,381 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,348 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $91,621
Average Home Value $128,627


Total Households 6,151
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,246
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.01% -0.21%
Households 0.03% -0.22%
Families -0.16% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.9%


Wayne County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 75 22nd
Population Density # 93 3rd
Diversity Index # 50 48th
Median Household Income # 65 33rd
Per Capita Income # 81 16th

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