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People

Total Population 4,109
Male Share of the Population 44.5%
Female Share of the Population 55.5%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,472
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,505
% Above Poverty Level 84.2%
% Below Poverty Level 15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $738
Median House Value $87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
US/American 0.4%
English 3%
Irish 10%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wayland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles S of Wyoming, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles NE of Chicago, Illinois
County Allegan
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49348
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.673
Longitude -85.644

Wayland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALLEGAN 5 NE
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station HASTINGS
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station GULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allegan 5,036 $44,523
Caledonia 1,509 $85,536
Hopkins 661 $55,625
Kentwood 50,286 $60,197
Martin 417 $56,250
Middleville 3,304 $53,906

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wayland Public Libraries

Library
Henika District Library
149 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Wayland, Michigan
(616) 792-2891
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Wayland High Schools

WAYLAND HIGH SCHOOL
870 E. SUPERIOR STREET
616-792-2254
Serves 1,032 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

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