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Wayland, MI
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Wayland profile


Living in Wayland



Wayland is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,423 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wayland is the 211th largest community in Michigan.

Also of interest is that Wayland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Being a small city, Wayland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Wayland who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.06% of the adults in Wayland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wayland in 2018 was $27,339, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,356 for a family of four. However, Wayland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Wayland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wayland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wayland include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Wayland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Miao/Hmong.