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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waynesville is 5,427. Waynesville, Missouri is the 4,582nd largest city in the US.
Waynesville is located entirely in Pulaski County.
The peak population of Waynesville was in 2020, when its population was 5,435. In 2020, Waynesville was the 4,564th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,582nd largest city in the US. Waynesville is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Waynesville has grown 51.7% since the 2000. Waynesville, Missouri is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Waynesville has a population density of 752.5 people per square mile.
|4578||St. Martinville, Louisiana||5,436||-22.3%|
|4583||North Hills, New York||5,424||25.8%|
|4584||Fairport, New York||5,423||-5.4%|
|4585||Douglass Hills, Kentucky||5,421||-2.3%|
|4586||Hyde Park, Utah||5,420||82.9%|
|4587||Spirit Lake, Iowa||5,420||26.8%|
The total voting age population of Waynesville, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,579. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.8% of the residents of Waynesville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waynesville are 79.3% White, 11.9% Black, 6.2% Two or more races, 1.6% Asian and 0.9% Other. Additionally, 5.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waynesville, 19.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.6%. On a per-household basis, 21.4% of families are below the poverty line in Waynesville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of Waynesville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 98.6% of Waynesville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.8% have a bachelor's degree and 11.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waynesville residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waynesville is 10.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waynesville, 29.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waynesville is $60,625.
In Waynesville, 46.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.3% of housing units in Waynesville.
Of all the housing units in Waynesville, 2.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Waynesville, 32.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 870 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waynesville is $895.
In Waynesville, 83.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.