Wayne County GA Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,612
Daytime Population: Workers 9,638
Daytime Population: Residents 17,897
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,535
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 28,069
Population in Familes 23,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,543
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $38,789
Average Household Income $55,064
Per Capita Income $20,554


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


Total Households 10,649
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 7,672
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 -0.22% 0.17%
Households 0.11% 0.16%
Families -0.03% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   2.53%


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 Density # 96 40th
Diversity Index # 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.

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