Wayland, New York

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Wayland, New York

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High Points

Wayland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Wayland Low Violent Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Wayland Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Wayland Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Wayland Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Wayland, New York

Comparing Wayland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 7 3
College Educated Adults 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 2
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Wayland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 14572
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.567
Longitude -77.59

Wayland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 52 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
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Wayland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,893 100%
Male 914 48.3%
Female 979 51.7%
Under 18 524 27.7%
18+ 1,369 72.3%
65+ 276 14.6%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,843 97.4%
African-American 21 1.1%
Asian 9 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 10 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 1.1%

Estimated Wayland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,842
Growth -51
Growth % -2.7%

Wayland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 35.3%
English 15.3%
Irish 13.4%
US/American 8.9%
Italian 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Dutch 2.1%
French Canadian 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Swedish 0.8%
British 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
European 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Croatian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wayland 1,893 $44,401
Arkport 832 $48,684
Avoca 1,008 $32,443
Canaseraga 594 $39,000
Cohocton 854 $38,438
Dansville 4,832 $41,519
Naples 1,072 $42,841

Wayland Public Libraries

Wayland Free Library
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(585) 728-5380
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Warren, Massachusetts 85.6   26.1% 13.2% 9.8% 33 $39,598 5.8% 2.6% 4,776 6.1% 15.1 0.5% 8
2. Walkerton, Indiana 82.5   26.5% 15.9% 14.9% 25 $42,407 6.6% 5.8% 2,274 14.5% 15 0.2% 4.4
3. Loretto, Tennessee 75.9   23.9% 18.1% 10.4% 23 $35,952 4.9% 1.9% 1,665 13.6% 18.6 0.1% 4.8
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