Wayne City, Illinois

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Wayne City, Illinois

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High Points

Wayne City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Wayne City Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Wayne City Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Wayne City, Illinois

Comparing Wayne City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Age of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
Median Family Income 3 1
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 4 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Wayne City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 62895
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.345
Longitude -88.587

Wayne City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station MT VERNON 3 NE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Wayne City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,089 100%
Male 507 46.6%
Female 582 53.4%
Under 18 276 25.3%
18+ 813 74.7%
65+ 239 21.9%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,082 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Wayne City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,075
Growth -14
Growth % -1.3%

Wayne City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 48.3%
English 15.6%
German 12.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Irish 4.4%
Italian 4.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Polish 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wayne City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Aden (62895)
Crisp (62895)
Crouch (62895)
Four Mile (62895)
Orel (62895)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wayne City 1,089 $33,750
Belle Rive 371 $41,719
Bluford 785 $40,515
Cisne 673 $34,286
Dahlgren 514 $34,886
Jeffersonville 366 $28,500
Sims 273 $21,625

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Wayne City High Schools (2004)

Serves 187 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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