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Wayne County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 734.1 square miles
Population Density 23.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,939
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 4.1%
Under 18 18.3%
65 and over 17.8%
Females 44.9%
White 92.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.7
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 7.9%
Veterans 1,299
Households and Housing
Households 6,093
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88%
Median household income $33,198
The per capita income $17,706
Live below the poverty line. 20.2%
housing units 7,208
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $74,700
Residents owning their homes. 82.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,169
Women-owned firms 23.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $66,626
Retail sales per capita $4,020
Manufacturers shipments $109,872
Merchant wholesaler sales $38,046