In 2020, Wayne County, MS had a population of 20.3k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $33,612. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Wayne County, MS declined from 20,373 to 20,344, a −0.142% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,706 to $33,612, a −10.9% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.15%), Other (Hispanic) (0.467%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.216%).
None of the households in Wayne County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.4% of the residents in Wayne County, MS are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Wayne County, MS was $78,300, and the homeownership rate was 85.1%. Most people in Wayne County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, MS was 2 cars per household.