Wayne City, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wayne City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Wayne City had a population of 1,007 as of July 1, 2015. Wayne City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wayne City is located at latitude 38.3481 and longitude -88.5894 in Wayne County. 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. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Village of Wayne City (GNIS ID: 2400113) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wayne City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Wayne City, IL Boundary Map

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Wayne City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,007
Population in Households 1,007
Population in Familes 836
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 587
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 443
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $80,380
Average Home Value $85,090
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,888
Average Household Income $46,863
Per Capita Income $20,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.26%
Households -0.34% -0.23%
Families -0.19% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 705 48th
Population Density1 # 1030 25th
Diversity Index2 # 1188 13th
Median Household Income # 1210 12th
Per Capita Income # 1135 17th

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