Wayne, WV

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Living in Wayne

Wayne is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,392 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wayne is the 125th largest community in West Virginia.

Unlike some towns, 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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wayne who work in sales jobs (23.44%), healthcare suport services (11.97%), and healthcare (10.47%).

The citizens of Wayne have a very low rate of college education: just 9.14% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Wayne in 2010 was $14,709, which is low income relative to West Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,836 for a family of four. Wayne also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.11% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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. Important ancestries of people in Wayne include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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

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