Wayne County, Utah


A view in Wayne County, Utah
A view near Capitol Reef National Park in Wayne County

Wayne County is in south central Utah. Parts of Capitol Reef National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area are here. The county is crossed by Highway 24, a very scenic route also known as the Capitol Reef Country Scenic Byway.

Wayne County contains 2,460 square miles of land and 6 square miles of water. The county seat is Loa.

Along Highway 24 in Wayne County, Utah
Along Highway 24 in Wayne County

Fast Facts about Wayne County, Utah

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 59%
Government Sector: 26%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 14%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Cost of Living Index for Wayne County: 85.6
Median Resident Age: 34.1 Years
2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $40,000
Median Home Value: $185,000
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Agriculture, Educational Services, Construction, Health Care, Government, Retail Services, Repair & Maintenance, Social Services, Entertainment & Recreation
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
2,778
Males
1,404
Females
1,374
Population by Age
Under 18
838
18 & over
1,940
20-24
102
25-34
322
35-49
468
50-64
656
65 & over
425
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
116
Non Hispanic or Latino
2,662
Population by Race
White
2,634
African-American
2
Asian
19
Native American
13
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
4
Other
60
Two or more
46
 
Map of the Wayne county, Utah area
Wayne County area map

Wayne County Pages

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Map courtesy of National Geographic Topo!