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Wayne City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Wayne City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 38.3481 and longitude -88.5894. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Wayne City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wayne City, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wayne City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Wayne City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Wayne City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 993
Population in Households 993
Population in Familes 825
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 579
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 436
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $81,944
Average Home Value $86,970


Median Household Income $37,322
Average Household Income $46,623
Per Capita Income $20,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.9% -0.53%
Households -0.79% -0.46%
Families -0.56% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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 City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne City to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 716 48th
Population Density1 # 1033 25th
Diversity Index2 # 1261 7th
Median Household Income # 1238 10th
Per Capita Income # 1146 16th

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