All Wayne County population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 1,749,366 people, Wayne County is the 1st most populated county in the state of Michigan out of 83 counties. But watch out, Wayne County, because Macomb County with 867,730 people and Oakland County with 1,243,970 people are right behind you.
The largest Wayne County racial/ethnic groups are White (49.8%) followed by Black (39.2%) and Hispanic (5.5%).
In 2015, the median household income of Wayne County residents was $41,210. Wayne County households made slightly more than Missaukee County households ($41,098) and Sanilac County households ($41,100) . However, 25.0% of Wayne County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Wayne County residents is 37.8 years young.
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The population data for Wayne County are from the Census 2000, Census 2010, the Census' American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates and the Census' 2016 Population Estimates. The demographic data for Macomb County, Missaukee County, Oakland County, and Sanilac County are the most current, comparable demographics available from the US Census Bureau, are from the American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates, and were downloaded on December 2016. Check out our FAQ section for more details.
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