Wayne County NY Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 93,143
Population in Households 91,849
Population in Familes 74,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,294
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 36,638
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 25,117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41,349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,670 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,968 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,711 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $115,409
Average Home Value $135,297


Median Household Income $53,059
Average Household Income $66,560
Per Capita Income $26,622
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.16%
Households 0.02% -0.09%
Families -0.12% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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 NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York 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 # 31 52nd
Population Density1 # 27 58th
Diversity Index2 # 36 44th
Median Household Income # 21 68th
Per Capita Income # 31 52nd

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