Wayne County GA Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,612
Population in Households 28,069
Population in Familes 23,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,543
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 10,649
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 7,672
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,039 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,610 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,714 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $95,857
Average Home Value $128,793


Median Household Income $38,789
Average Household Income $55,064
Per Capita Income $20,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% 0.17%
Households 0.11% 0.16%
Families -0.03% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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 GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia 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 # 60 63rd
Population Density1 # 96 40th
Diversity Index2 # 113 30th
Median Household Income # 83 48th
Per Capita Income # 84 48th

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