Wayne, MI

Wayne profile

Living in Wayne

Wayne is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 17,713 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wayne is the 72nd largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Wayne isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wayne are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wayne is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wayne who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (8.99%), and healthcare suport services (5.62%).

The citizens of Wayne are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.11% of adults in Wayne have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Wayne in 2018 was $24,392, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,568 for a family of four. However, Wayne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wayne is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wayne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wayne residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wayne include German, Irish, Polish, English, and European.

The most common language spoken in Wayne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.