Wayne County IN Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

Wayne County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 67,190
Population in Households 64,490
Population in Familes 50,737
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,700
Population Density1 167
Diversity Index2 25


Median Household Income $45,817
Average Household Income $60,085
Per Capita Income $24,512


Total Housing Units 31,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,724 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,108 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,410 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $105,503
Average Home Value $134,782


Total Households 26,832
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 17,381
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% -0.46%
Households -0.32% -0.47%
Families -0.51% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.74%


Wayne County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana 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 # 26 73rd
Population Density # 23 75th
Diversity Index # 29 70th
Median Household Income # 80 14th
Per Capita Income # 64 32nd

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