Wayland, MI

Wayland profile

Living in Wayland

Wayland is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,435 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wayland is the 211th largest community in Michigan.

Wayland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wayland is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wayland who work in food service (14.40%), healthcare (10.49%), and office and administrative support (10.32%).

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.

Wayland is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Wayland citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.44% of adults in Wayland have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wayland in 2018 was $25,476, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,904 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, Polish, and English.

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