Demographics

People

Total Population4,190
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens10.3%
Employed Population 16+1,756
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married45.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.4%
Median Earnings25+$36,400
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,715

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,889
% Above Poverty Level88.7%
% Below Poverty Level11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$793
Median House Value$114,600

Ancestry

German27.6%
Dutch17%
Irish14%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.3%
Polish7.1%
English5.5%
Italian3.6%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish1.5%
Portuguese1.2%
Czech1.2%
Finnish1.1%
Swedish0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Russian0.4%
Ugandan0.3%
African0.3%
Syrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Wayland Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAllegan County
Standard Zip Codes49348
Phone Area Codes6,16,269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.67
Approximate Longitude-85.64

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)

StationALLEGAN 5 NE
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches
StationHASTINGS
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationGULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allegan5,044$46,461
Caledonia1,657$88,036
Hopkins756$68,375
Kentwood51,525$64,075
Martin448$60,000
Middleville3,397$69,960

Wayland Public Libraries

Henika District Library
149 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Wayland, Michigan
(269) 792-2891

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Wayland Public Schools

Bessie B. Baker School
507 West Sycamore St
ZIP: 49348
(269) 792-9208
Primary
Total Enrollment 277
Career Connections Academy
870 East Superior Street
ZIP: 49348
(269) 792-2254
High
Total Enrollment 53
Pine Street Elementary
201 Pine St
ZIP: 49348
(269) 792-1127
Middle
Total Enrollment 418
R.j. Steeby School
435 East Superior St
ZIP: 49348
(269) 792-2281
Primary
Total Enrollment 347
Wayland High School
870 East Superior St
ZIP: 49348
(269) 792-2254
High
Total Enrollment 816
Wayland Union Middle School
701 Wildcat Dr
ZIP: 49348
(269) 792-2306
Middle
Total Enrollment 432

Wayland Private Schools

St Therese Catholic School
430 S Main St
ZIP: 49348
Elementary
Total Enrollment 43
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