In 2019, Wayne County, IL had a population of 16.4k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $50,251. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wayne County, IL declined from 16,487 to 16,402, a −0.516% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,764 to $50,251, a 0.979% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%), White (Hispanic) (0.439%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.256%). 0% of the households in Wayne County, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.5% of the residents in Wayne County, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wayne County, IL are Frontier Community College (196 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Wayne County, IL was $86,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.6%. Most people in Wayne County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, IL was 2 cars per household.