Wayland is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,166 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wayland is the 232nd largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Wayland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wayland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wayland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wayland who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), sales jobs (13.52%), and food service (5.73%).
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, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.88% of adults 25 and older in Wayland have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wayland in 2010 was $18,968, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,872 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wayland include Dutch, Irish, Polish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Wayland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.