Wayne, Nebraska

Population 5,630

Wayne is located in Wayne County, NE. The population is 5,630, making Wayne the largest city in Wayne County.

There are 5 public schools in Wayne with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Wayne is very low , and there are 6 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Wayne is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Wayne property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Wayne include Logan Township, Wakefield and Winside.

Wayne Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 7.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 44.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 48.1%

Crime Rate

84.78% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 377
  • Larceny Theft: 377

Registered Offenders

21.28% Lower than national avg.
  • 6 offenders in Wayne
  • 10.66 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

92 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 4
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 85


Low 2.4%
  • Nebraska unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Wayne, NE and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Wayne's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
1 Private School

St Mary Elementary School

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Wayne, NE

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34 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Wayne, NE issued 34 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 34 permits, 17 were issued for single family homes and 17 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Wayne, NE issued 47 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 47 permits, 14 were issued for single family homes and 33 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $530
  • 1 Bedroom: $610
  • 2 Bedrooms: $800
  • 3 Bedrooms: $990
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,080

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Environmental Hazards

92 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Wayne, NE has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Wayne, NE is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.58 Average
    Wayne, NE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.92°
  • February 25.38°
  • March 39.27°
  • April 48.97°
  • May 61.79°
  • June 70.89°
  • July 76.18°
  • August 73.16°
  • September 63.28°
  • October 50.95°
  • November 38.9°
  • December 21.98°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Wayne, NE

Wayne, NE has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Wayne, NE has no risk of hurricanes.
Wayne, NE has a high risk of hail storms.
Wayne, NE has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wayne, NE: $42,500


Unemployment in Wayne is 2.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.18%
White Collar - 60.82%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Pete Ricketts
  • Sen. Deb Fischer
  • Sen. Ben Sasse

City Representatives

  • Adrian Smith

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 Cemeteries view all

13 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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