Wayne, WV Population

Population: 1,105. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,154 (+4.4% change)
Males: 516 (46.7%), Females: 589 (53.3%)

Wayne County

Zip code: 25570

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $20,242
Median house value: $55,100

Races in Wayne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (24.6%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%), German (2.6%), Dutch (1.3%).

Elevation: 708 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wayne

  • High school or higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wayne town

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wayne:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wayne:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 13 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 61 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 97 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wayne:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 14 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; Abbreviation: HTW)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 19 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: I41)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 22 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)
Amtrak station near Wayne:

  • 13 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wayne:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 79 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 86 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 90 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)

Schools

Public high school in Wayne:

  • WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 100 PIONEER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wayne:

  • WAYNE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 538; Location: 200 PIONEER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WAYNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 900 NORFOLK AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)