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The City of Waynesboro had a population of 2,513 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waynesboro: Waynesborough.

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Waynesboro, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,513
Daytime Population: Workers 2,170
Daytime Population: Residents 1,636
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,806
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.51
Population in Households 2,389
Population in Familes 1,960
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 659
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $30,823
Average Household Income $42,942
Per Capita Income $17,671


Total Housing Units 1,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 750 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $81,615
Average Home Value $109,467


Total Households 1,039
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 697
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% -0.04%
Households 0.39% 0.0%
Families 1.93% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

Waynesboro, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waynesboro to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 165 62nd
Population Density # 157 63rd
Diversity Index # 369 14th
Median Household Income # 373 13th
Per Capita Income # 374 13th

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