Wayne County OH Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

Wayne County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 117,082
Daytime Population: Workers 51,968
Daytime Population: Residents 61,523
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 113,491
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 113,421
Population in Familes 95,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,661
Population Density2 211
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $52,186
Average Household Income $67,422
Per Capita Income $25,507


Total Housing Units 46,994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,930 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,863 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,201 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $147,698
Average Home Value $173,832


Total Households 43,793
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 30,429
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 0.31% 0.27%
Households 0.37% 0.35%
Families 0.16% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


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, 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 # 24 74th
Population Density # 28 69th
Diversity Index # 52 42nd
Median Household Income # 29 68th
Per Capita Income # 36 60th

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