Wayne County is located in southeastern Missouri. The County Seat is Greenville and the largest city is Piedmont. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/wayne-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 13,452 and the 2010 census population was 13,523. The land area is 759.18 square miles and there are 17.8 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 77.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,100, there are 5,589 households, an average of 2.37 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,970, the median household income is $33,159, and 21.9% of the persons in Wayne County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 797. Retail sales (in $1000) were $65,784, and sales per capita were $5,255. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.6%.
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