Wayne County NY Information


Wayne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 92,159
Daytime Population: Workers 31,594
Daytime Population: Residents 47,615
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 79,209
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 91,039
Population in Familes 73,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,120
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $54,910
Average Household Income $69,493
Per Capita Income $27,607


Total Housing Units 41,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,308 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,793 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,956 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $122,774
Average Home Value $144,462


Total Households 36,101
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 24,688
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 -0.24% -0.34%
Households -0.18% -0.34%
Families -0.34% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 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 # 31 52nd
Population Density # 27 58th
Diversity Index # 36 44th
Median Household Income # 22 66th
Per Capita Income # 32 50th

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