Wayne County, WV has a population of 41,237 people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $38,311. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Wayne County, WV declined from 41,499 to 41,237, a 0.63% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,318 to $38,311, a 5.49% increase.
The population of Wayne County, WV is 97.5% White, 1.07% Two+, and 0.61% Hispanic. 1.53% of the people in Wayne County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wayne County, WV are Marshall University, with 2,828 graduates, Mountwest Community and Technical College, with 946 graduates, and Huntington Junior College, with 148 graduates.
The median property value in Wayne County, WV is $85,000, and the homeownership rate is 76.5%. Most people in Wayne County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, WV is 2 cars per household.
Wayne County, WV is the 14th most populated county in West Virginia and borders Boyd County, KY; Lawrence County, KY; Martin County, KY; Lawrence County, OH; Cabell County, WV; Lincoln County, WV; Mingo County, WV& 2 more.