Wayland, MI 49348 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49348: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wayland, MI 49348

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 356
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,501
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 650
  • County: Allegan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.68, Longitude -85.635
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49348 has segments in 3 Counties (Allegan, Barry, Kent).

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Wayland, MI 49348 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,288
Population in Households 12,187
Population in Familes 10,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density1 186
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 4,461
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,953 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,503 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 958 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 492 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $134,433
Average Home Value $171,467


Median Household Income $53,132
Average Household Income $64,425
Per Capita Income $23,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.0%
Households 1.09% 1.03%
Families 0.98% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wayland, MI 49348 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49348 to the other 987 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 289 71st
Population Density1 # 398 60th
Diversity Index2 # 484 51st
Median Household Income # 315 68th
Per Capita Income # 529 47th

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