Wayne County PA Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 52,769
Daytime Population: Workers 20,379
Daytime Population: Residents 25,450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,829
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 48,999
Population in Familes 39,755
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,770
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $52,942
Average Household Income $66,944
Per Capita Income $26,998


Total Housing Units 32,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,281 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,317 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,795 (36.4%)
Median Home Value $198,014
Average Home Value $248,678


Total Households 20,598
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 13,829
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 -0.01% -0.16%
Households -0.02% -0.18%
Families -0.12% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.16%


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, 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 # 44 36th
Population Density # 46 33rd
Diversity Index # 25 64th
Median Household Income # 23 67th
Per Capita Income # 27 61st

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