In 2019, Wayne County, NC had a population of 124k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $44,416. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wayne County, NC declined from 124,002 to 123,603, a −0.322% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,192 to $44,416, a 5.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.3%), White (Hispanic) (10.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%). 0% of the households in Wayne County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
94.3% of the residents in Wayne County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Wayne County, NC was $123,500, and the homeownership rate was 62.1%. Most people in Wayne County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, NC was 2 cars per household.