Wayne County PA Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

Wayne County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 54,046
Population in Households 50,179
Population in Familes 40,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,867
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 21,199
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 14,231
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,736 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,463 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,746 (35.7%)
Median Home Value $199,445
Average Home Value $246,551


Median Household Income $51,386
Average Household Income $64,302
Per Capita Income $26,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.25%
Households 0.44% 0.31%
Families 0.32% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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 PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 43 37th
Population Density1 # 46 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 26 64th
Median Household Income # 23 67th
Per Capita Income # 26 63rd

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