Wayne County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Wayne County Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,774,747 -0.2%
Male Population 854,926 -0.1%
Female Population 919,821 -0.3%
Male Population 48.17 %
Female Population 51.83 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.6 0.3%
Citizen US Born 1,592,738 -0.4%
Citizen not US Born 110,513 2.3%
Not Citizen 71,496 0.9%
Citizen US Born 89.74 %
Citizen not US Born 6.23 %
Not Citizen 4.03 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 8,472 -0.3%
Moved from Same Country 158,672 -4.0%
Moved from Same State 35,745 -2.2%
Moved from Different State 19,704 -1.9%
Same House as Last Year 1,529,502 0.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.48 %
Moved from Same Country 9.06 %
Moved from Same State 2.04 %
Moved from Different State 1.12 %
Same House as Last Year 87.3 %

Occupational Employment in Wayne County top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 559,287 1.2%
Blue Collar 193,759 1.8%
White Collar 74.27 %
Blue Collar 25.73 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 49,344 2.3%
Private Companies 568,211 1.2%
Governmental Workers 70,011 2.5%
Not for Profit Companies 65,480 1.0%
Self Employees 6.55 %
Private Companies 75.46 %
Governmental Workers 9.3 %
Not for Profit Companies 8.7 %

Number of Households in Wayne County top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 688,934 0.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 418,314 -0.3%
Non-family Households 270,620 2.6%
Family Households 60.72 %
Non-family Households 39.28 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 204,202 -1.3%
Households without Children 484,732 1.8%
Households with Children 29.64 %
Households without Children 70.36 %

Median and Average Income in Wayne County top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $68,466.09 4.0%
Median Household Income $46,955.00 6.9%
People below Poverty Level 380,617 -3.3%
People above Poverty Level 1,350,595 0.8%

Housing in Wayne County top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 822,071 0.0%
Median Year Built 1956 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 169,179 -2.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 128,855 -1.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 201,845 0.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 91,389 1.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 84,067 0.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 40,860 1.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 49,443 -0.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 45,145 2.3%
Built in 2010 or Later 11,288 22.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 688,934 0.8%
Owner Occupied 428,697 0.9%
Renter Occupied 260,237 0.8%
Owner Occupied 62.23 %
Renter Occupied 37.77 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 225,676 -0.7%
Without Mortgage 203,021 2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $118,600.00 13.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $79,000.00 7.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $865.00 2.9%
With Mortgage 52.64 %
Without Mortgage 47.36 %

Wayne County Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 52,655 -3.8%
Some High School 543,323 -0.9%
Some College 386,775 0.1%
Associate Degree 106,937 -0.5%
Bachelor's Degree 186,363 2.0%
No High School 4.13 %
Some High School 42.58 %
Some College 30.31 %
Associate Degree 8.38 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.6 %
Graduate Degree 0 %

Marital Status in Wayne County top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 588,479 0.3%
Married 576,846 -0.2%
Separated 27,864 -2.3%
Widowed 93,808 -1.7%
Divorced 167,201 -0.4%
Never Married 40.47 %
Married 39.67 %
Separated 1.92 %
Widowed 6.45 %
Divorced 11.5 %

Means of Transport to Work in Wayne County top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 664,181 1.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 18,961 -2.2%
Railroad 209 309.8%
Ferryboat 53 -31.2%
Bicycle 2,698 -4.4%
Motorcycle 481 6.0%
TaxiCab 2,733 12.7%
Walk 14,168 -1.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48233 48234 48235 48236 48238 48239 48240 48242 48243 48201 48202 48203 48204 48205 48227 48228 48229 48230 48206 48207 48208 48209 48210 48211 48212 48213 48214 48215 48218 48219 48221 48223 48224 48225 48226 48216 48217 48101 48111 48120 48122 48124 48125 48126 48180 48183 48184 48185 48186 48187 48188 48192 48193 48195 48127 48128 48134 48135 48138 48141 48146 48150 48152 48154 48164 48167 48168 48170 48173 48174

Recently added listings in Wayne County top

$169,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
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  • 3 Beds
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$950,000 USD
  • 6 Beds
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  • 3 Beds
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Wayne County is an area in Michigan with a population of 1,774,747. There are 854,926 male residents living in Wayne County and 919,821 female residents. The total number of households is 688,934 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 39 with 576,846 people being married and 877,352 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 74.27% white collar employees and 25.73% blue collar employees in Wayne County..
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