|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wayne City is 987. Wayne City, Illinois is the 10,255th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wayne City was in 1990, when its population was 1,118. In 1990, Wayne City was the 9,284th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,255th largest city in the US. Wayne City is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wayne City has shrunk 9.8% since the year 2000. Wayne City, Illinois's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10249||North Enid, Oklahoma||987||21.4%|
|10250||Rhodhiss, North Carolina||987||72.8%|
|10252||Stem, North Carolina||987||268.2%|
|10255||Wayne City, Illinois||987||-9.8%|
|10256||Cattaraugus, New York||986||-8.1%|
|10257||Elm Creek, Nebraska||986||10.2%|
|10260||Elk Mound, Wisconsin||985||25.6%|
|10261||Green Lake, Wisconsin||985||-12.0%|
The total voting age population of Wayne City, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 742. The voting age population is 41.2% male and 58.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.8% of the residents of Wayne City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wayne City are 97.4% White, 1.5% American Indian and 1.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wayne City, 12.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.7%. On a per-household basis, 9.9% of families are below the poverty line in Wayne City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.9% of Wayne City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.2% of Wayne City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wayne City residents aged 5 and older, 2.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wayne City is 3.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wayne City, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wayne City is $51,389.
In Wayne City, 79.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.3% of housing units in Wayne City.
Of all the housing units in Wayne City, 12.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Wayne City, 12.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wayne City is $673.
In Wayne City, 77.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.