Wayne County OH Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

Wayne County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 115,627
Population in Households 112,162
Population in Familes 94,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,465
Population Density1 208
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 43,353
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 30,090
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,796 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,557 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,234 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $139,308
Average Home Value $168,749


Median Household Income $50,095
Average Household Income $62,976
Per Capita Income $23,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.32% 0.21%
Families 0.01% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Wayne County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio 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 # 24 74th
Population Density1 # 28 69th
Diversity Index2 # 58 35th
Median Household Income # 35 61st
Per Capita Income # 38 58th

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