Nebraska Wayne County Public Schools

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Overview for Wayne County, NE
Map of Wayne County, NEWayne County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 443.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 20.8 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 5.3%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 0.9% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.5% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.51 persons compared to an average family size of 3.02 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $26,815. Per capita income grew by 27.9% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 9,211 Covered Employment 4,352
Growth (%) since 1990 -1.6% Average wage per job $23,957
Households (2000) 3,437 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 23.9%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 5,616 Average wage per job $26,815
Unemployment Rate (2005) 3.0 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 3.7%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $27,366 Average wage per job $23,303
Median Household Income (2003) $35,091 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.3 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 87.0 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.7%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 28.0 Average wage per job $34,732

1. TOWER SCHOOL
Address: 901 E 14th St, Wayne, NE 68787
Phone: (402) 375-3005
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: PK-12

2. WAKEFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 802 Highland, Wakefield, NE 68784
Phone: (402) 287-9892
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 219
Grades: PK-6

3. WAKEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 802 Highland, Wakefield, NE 68784
Phone: (402) 287-2012
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 203
Grades: 7-12

4. WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 611 W 7th St, Wayne, NE 68787
Phone: (402) 375-3150
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 268
Grades: 9-12

5. WAYNE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 611 W 7th St, Wayne, NE 68787
Phone: (402) 375-2230
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 256
Grades: 5-8

6. WAYNE WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 612 School View Dr, Wayne, NE 68787
Phone: (402) 375-3854
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 330
Grades: PK-6

7. WINSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 203 Crawford, Winside, NE 68790
Phone: (402) 286-4466
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 102
Grades: PK-6

8. WINSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 203 Crawford, Winside, NE 68790
Phone: (402) 286-4465
County: Wayne County
Enrollment: 129
Grades: 7-12