Wayne County is located in south-central Iowa. The County Seat is Corydon and the largest city is Corydon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.waynecountyiowa.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,395 and the 2010 census population was 6,403. The land area is 525.44 square miles and there are 12.2 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 88.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $62,300, there are 2,589 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,127, the median household income is $40,024, and 12.4% of the persons in Wayne County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 483. Retail sales (in $1000) were $49,159, and sales per capita were $7,824.
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