Wayland is a city located in Floyd County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 381, it is the 375th largest city in Kentucky and the 20759th largest city in the United States. Wayland is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -6.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 406 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Wayland has a population density of 145 people per square mile.
The average household income in Wayland is $50,042 with a poverty rate of 38.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $25,800. The median age in Wayland is 34.5 years, 29.8 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waylandwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.
99.22% of Wayland residents speak only English, while 0.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayland is White, with 36.73% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayland is Multiple, with 85.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.76%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wayland
100.00% of Wayland residents were born in the United States, with 73.89% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.