In 2021, Wayne County, IL had a population of 16.3k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $51,540. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Wayne County, IL declined from 16,309 to 16,250, a −0.362% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,205 to $51,540, a 2.66% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.2%), Other (Hispanic) (1.21%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.726%), and White (Hispanic) (0.363%).
None of the households in Wayne County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.6% of the residents in Wayne County, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wayne County, IL are Frontier Community College (171 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Wayne County, IL was $94,100, and the homeownership rate was 77.7%.
Most people in Wayne County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, IL was 2 cars per household.