Wayne County is located in northeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Wayne and the largest city is Wayne. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.waynecountyne.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,431 and the 2010 census population was 9,595. The land area is 442.92 square miles and there are 21.7 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 1.9% is Black or African American, 5.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 94% have a high school degree or higher, and 33.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $103,200, there are 3,401 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,448, the median household income is $52,147, and 15% of the persons in Wayne County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 838. Retail sales (in $1000) were $79,455, and sales per capita were $8,580.
If you find a broken link below, please use the Report a Broken Link form to let us know.