Wayne County IN Information

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Wayne County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wayne County IN Housing Affordability Index is 221
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wayne County IN Wealth Index is 78
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 67,421
Population in Households 64,721
Population in Familes 51,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,700
Population Density 168
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,126
Average Household Income $66,435
Per Capita Income $26,494
Wealth Index3 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 31,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,971 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,862 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,409 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $107,790
Housing Affordability Index2 221
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,833
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 17,365
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.24% -0.36%
Households -0.29% -0.39%
Families -0.46% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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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, 2019 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 # 24 75th
Diversity Index # 29 70th
Median Household Income # 64 32nd
Per Capita Income # 42 55th

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