In 2021, Wayne County, MI had a population of 1.79M people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $52,830. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Wayne County, MI grew from 1.75M to 1.79M, a 2.09% increase and its median household income grew from $49,359 to $52,830, a 7.03% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wayne County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), and White (Hispanic) (2.66%).
None of the households in Wayne County, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.1% of the residents in Wayne County, MI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wayne County, MI are Wayne State University (7,239 degrees awarded in 2021), University of Michigan-Dearborn (2,451 degrees), and University of Detroit Mercy (1,635 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Wayne County, MI was $136,200, and the homeownership rate was 63.4%.
Most people in Wayne County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, MI was 2 cars per household.