Wayne County , Michigan

Wayne County: County in Michigan, United States

Wayne County locator map
Location of Wayne County on Michigan map.

About

Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,820,584 and a population density of 1,046 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,740,623 inhabitants. Its county seat is Detroit. The county was created 225 years ago in 1795.

Seal of Wayne County  Michigan seal image
Seal of Wayne County Michigan
Seal of Wayne County  Michigan seal image

Geography

Wayne County is located at 42°17'5"N 83°15'40"W (42.2847800, -83.2611300). It has 2 neighbors: Macomb and Washtenaw County.

Wayne County map

The largest city of Wayne County is Detroit with a population of 665,369. Other cities include, Dearborn population 93,367, Livonia population 93,189, Westland population 81,116 and Taylor population 60,576. See all Wayne County cities & populated places.

Weather

Wayne County forecast: Partly sunny. High near 60, with temperatures falling to around 58 in the afternoon. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. more

Wayne County Quick Facts

Population : 1,740,623 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Different from : Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County
Twitter username : countyexecevans
Area : 1741 km2
Water as percent of area : 9%
Land as percent of area : 91%
Named for : Anthony Wayne
Altitude : 623 feet / 190 meters
Capital : Detroit
Establishment : January 01, 1796
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:14:41 (28th October 2021)
Density : 1,000 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.59% (2010-2020)
Weather : 60℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Wayne County has 2 neighbours.

  • Detroit

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wayne County decreased by 4.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,820,584 - census
2011 1,803,189 -0.96% estimation process
2012 1,795,929 -0.4% estimation process
2013 1,780,225 -0.88% estimation process
2014 1,771,679 -0.48% estimation process
2015 1,764,872 -0.39% estimation process
2016 1,760,612 -0.24% estimation process
2017 1,757,217 -0.19% estimation process
2018 1,754,453 -0.16% estimation process
2019 1,749,343 -0.29% estimation process
2020 1,740,623 -0.5% estimation process

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People born in Wayne County (11)

People born in Wayne County, including murderer Steven Michael Woods, Jr., Maxine Trottier, Civil War nurse Anna Etheridge, you can see a list of people who born in Wayne County.

Other places with the same name (16)

Wayne County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County.

City Name Population Title
Detroit 665,369 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Dearborn 93,367 City in Michigan, USA
Livonia 93,189 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Canton 86,825 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Westland 81,116 City in Michigan, USA
Taylor 60,576 City in Michigan, United States
Dearborn Heights 55,027 City in Michigan, USA
Redford 49,936 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Lincoln Park 36,066 City in Wayne County in the U.
Northville 29,359 City in Michigan
Southgate 29,135 City in Wayne County in the state of Michigan
Allen Park 26,751 City in Michigan, USA
Garden City 26,408 City in Wayne County of the U.
Wyandotte 25,156 Town in Michigan, USA
Inkster 24,115 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America
Romulus 23,528 City in Wayne County, Michigan

Michigan Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Oakland County 1,253,459 County in Michigan, United States
Macomb County 870,791 County in Michigan, United States
Detroit 665,369 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Kent County 658,708 County in Michigan, United States
Genesee County 404,794 County in Michigan, United States
Washtenaw County 366,473 County in Michigan, United States
Ottawa County 294,635 County in Michigan, United States
Ingham County 290,609 County in Michigan, United States
Kalamazoo County 265,988 County in Michigan, United States
Grand Rapids 200,031 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Livingston County 192,335 County in Michigan, United States
Saginaw County 189,868 County in Michigan, United States
Muskegon County 173,883 County in Michigan, United States
Saint Clair County 159,293 County in Alabama, United States
Jackson County 156,920 County in Michigan, United States
Berrien County 153,025 County in Michigan, United States