Waynesville, MO

5,297 Population
6.4 square miles 825.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
825.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.1%
was 44.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.3%
was 7.0%
 
Percent Under 18
25.7%
was 24.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.3%
was 9.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
18.5%
was 13.3%
 
Median Household Income
$54,556
was $52,870
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
36.5
40.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
164.3
was 288.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,241.3
was 2,170.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,331
was 2,368
 
Median Rent
$794
was $769
 
Total Building Permits
95
was 90
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,808
was 2,030
 
Homeownership Rate
51.4%
was 49.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
13
was 32
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
363.1
was 368.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
37.3%
was 24.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
82
was 58
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
45.4
was 44.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
18.9
was 18.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.3%
was 98.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
34.4%
was 37.9%
 

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