Living in Wayne County, MI

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Wayne County is located in the state of Michigan. Detroit is the county seat. The population of Wayne County is 1,775,273. This population makes Wayne County one of the most populous counties in Michigan. It’s one of the most populous counties in the United States, as well. Wayne County is part of the Detroit – Warren – Dearborn, Michigan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The percentage of the population 65 years and older is 13.5%. The percentage of the population under the age of 18 is 24.3%. The percentage of the population with a high school diploma or higher is 84.1%. There are 105,562 Veterans living in Wayne County.

The median household income in Wayne County is $41,184. The median home value is $86,800. There are 670,987 households in Wayne County. The percentage of people who own a home is 64.8%. The average travel time to work is 25 minutes.

Wayne County has 612.08 square miles of total land area. The county has 61 square miles of total water area. Adjacent counties are Monroe County, Oakland County, Essex County (Ontario), Macomb County, and Washtenaw County.

Being one of the most populous counties in Michigan, Wayne County serves approximately 290,000 students. The county is served by 33 school districts that are spread across 43 communities. Wayne County is home to several colleges and universities. Higher education opportunities include Baker College, Henry Ford College, and University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Wayne County have a variety of parks and golf courses for residents and visitors. Many of the parks have nature trails that are good for hiking, jogging, and cycling. Some parks have sports facilities and picnic areas. Other parks feature things such as dirt racing racks, dog park areas, fishing docks, skate parks, and pony rides. Wayne County Parks honors The Friends of Wayne County Parks for being involved in keeping the park events and programs running smoothly.


If you’re interested in learning more about real estate in Wayne County, contact Ronayne Associates at 248-790-4647. 

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