Census Statistics For
Wayne County, Tennessee
From The Federal Decennial Censuses
1820 - 2000.


Population Totals

Year

Total

1820 2,459
1830 6,013
1840 7,705
1850 8,170
1860 9,115
1870 10,209
1880 11,301
1890 11,471
1900 12,936
1910 12,062
1920 12,877
1930 12,134
1940 13,638
1950 13,864
1960 11,908
1970 12,365
1980 13,946
1990 12,935
2000 16,842*

* The 2000 population total includes the inmate population at the Tennessee State Prison and Bootcamp located at Clifton and accounts for some of the large increase in the population between 1990 and 2000.

 


Sources:

The US Census Bureau  http://www.census.gov

The United States Historical Census Data Browser at Fisher Library, University of Virginia
http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census/


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