In 2017, Wayne County, NC had a population of 124k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $41,766. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wayne County, NC grew from 124,447 to 124,496, a 0.0394% increase and its median household income grew from $40,457 to $41,766, a 3.24% increase.
The population of Wayne County, NC is 54.1% White Alone, 30.1% Black or African American Alone, and 11.3% Hispanic or Latino. 12.2% of the people in Wayne County, NC speak a non-English language, and 94.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wayne County, NC are Wayne Community College (1,168 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Mount Olive (872 degrees), and Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Goldsboro (11 degrees).
The median property value in Wayne County, NC is $117,000, and the homeownership rate is 60.9%. Most people in Wayne County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, NC is 2 cars per household.