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Wayne County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 113,329
  • Males: 56,240
  • Females: 57,089

Ethnicity:

  • White: 67,789
  • Black/African American: 37,372
  • Hispanic: 5,300
  • Native American/Eskimo: 323
  • Asian: 1,078
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 55
  • Other: 113
  • 2 or more: 1,299

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (97,985)
  2. Spanish (5,495)
  3. German (425)
  4. French (350)
  5. Tagalog (135)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,792

  1. Mexico (2,215)
  2. United Kingdom (370)
  3. Germany (246)
  4. El Salvador (184)
  5. India (182)
  6. Guatemala (178)
  7. Philippines (168)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (9,399)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (9,101)
  3. Original Free Will Baptists (3,421)
  4. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (2,639)
  5. Catholic Church (2,417)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Community Health Services: 325 NC Highway 55, West, Mount Olive - (919) 658-5900

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 43,420
  • Sensory: 4,368
  • Physical: 10,886
  • Mental: 5,713
  • Self-care: 3,782
  • Go outside home: 8,323
  • Employment: 10,577

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 1,250

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 42,612
  • Utility gas: 5,114
  • Bottled or LP gas: 10,422
  • Electricity: 23,936
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,706
  • Coal or Coke: 2
  • Wood: 259
  • Solar Energy: 8
  • Other fuel: 43
  • No fuel used: 122

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 71,013
  • No vehicle: 5,196
  • 1 or more vehicle: 65,817

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 1,274
  • No High School: 4,672
  • Some High School: 10,678
  • High School: 23,704
  • Some College: 15,987
  • Associate's Degree: 5,654
  • College Degree: 7,483
  • Master's Degree: 2,279
  • Professional Degree: 618
  • Doctoral Degree: 545

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 42,612
  • Owners with phone: 27,363
  • Owners without phone: 463
  • Renters with phone: 13,752
  • Renters without phone: 1,034

10 closest counties:

  1. Greene County, North Carolina
  2. Wilson County, North Carolina
  3. Lenoir County, North Carolina
  4. Johnston County, North Carolina
  5. Duplin County, North Carolina
  6. Sampson County, North Carolina
  7. Nash County, North Carolina
  8. Pitt County, North Carolina
  9. Edgecombe County, North Carolina
  10. Jones County, North Carolina

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

27530, 27531, 27532, 27533, 27534, 27830, 27863, 28333, 28365, 28578

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • WAGO (88.7 FM) GOLDSBORO, NC
  • WDJS (1430 AM) MOUNT OLIVE, NC
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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