The City of Wayland had a population of 4,262 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wayland is located at latitude 42.6731 and longitude -85.6417 in Allegan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wayland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Allegan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.
The City of Wayland (GNIS ID: 1627231) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wayland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,183|
|Population in Familes||3,328|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||79|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,844 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,066 (57.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||569 (30.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||209 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,390|
|Average Home Value||$101,242|
|Median Household Income||$42,413|
|Average Household Income||$54,041|
|Per Capita Income||$20,960|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.98%|
|Per Capita Income||1.11%|
The table below compares Wayland to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 191||73rd|
|Population Density1||# 220||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 279||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 385||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 448||35th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.