Wayne County, MS has a population of 20,517 people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $34,458. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Wayne County, MS declined from 20,564 to 20,517, a 0.23% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,557 to $34,458, a 5.84% increase.
The population of Wayne County, MS is 58.3% White, 39.4% Black, and 1.45% Hispanic. 1.49% of the people in Wayne County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wayne County, MS are Jones County Junior College, with 1,060 graduates, Mississippi College of Beauty Culture, with 27 graduates, and Southeastern Baptist College, with 5 graduates.
The median property value in Wayne County, MS is $74,000, and the homeownership rate is 81.7%. Most people in Wayne County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, MS is 2 cars per household.
Wayne County, MS is the 46th most populated county in Mississippi and borders Choctaw County, AL; Washington County, AL; Clarke County, MS; Greene County, MS; Jasper County, MS; Jones County, MS; Perry County, MS& 2 more.