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Wayne, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Town of Wayne had a population of 1,499 as of July 1, 2017. Wayne ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wayne is located at latitude 38.2251 and longitude -82.4416 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wayne (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 696 feet.

The Town of Wayne (GNIS ID: 2391474) 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.

The Town of Wayne is located within Union District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wayne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wayne: Fairview, Trouts Hill, Wayne Court House.

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Wayne, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,499
Daytime Population: Workers 1,731
Daytime Population: Residents 1,080
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,811
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.88
Population in Households 1,499
Population in Familes 1,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,043
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $33,267
Average Household Income $41,380
Per Capita Income $17,092


Total Housing Units 720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 460 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $94,820
Average Home Value $112,636


Total Households 672
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.67% -0.12%
Households 0.68% -0.12%
Families 2.93% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Wayne, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayne to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 109 73rd
Population Density # 43 90th
Diversity Index # 328 20th
Median Household Income # 298 27th
Per Capita Income # 368 9th

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