Wayland, Michigan Population 2020

4,330

Wayland is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 4,330, it is the 164th largest city in Michigan and the 5169th largest city in the United States. Wayland is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 6.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,079 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Wayland has a population density of 1,462 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wayland is $56,212 with a poverty rate of 11.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $793 per month, and the median house value is $114,600. The median age in Wayland is 32.6 years, 30.5 years for males, and 33.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Wayland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wayland was:

  • White: 93.05%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Black or African American: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wayland, Michigan is 4,330, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,250.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,079.

Wayland, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,89993.05%
Two or More Races2024.82%
Black or African American611.46%
Some Other Race150.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.31%

Wayland Population Pyramid 2020

Wayland Median Age

32.6


Total

30.5


Male

33.5


Female

Wayland Adults

There are 2,920 adults, (431 of whom are seniors) in Wayland.

Wayland Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayland Sex Ratio

Female

2,209

52.72%

Male

1,981

47.28%

Wayland Households and Families

Wayland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
Female58.7%41.3%
All56%44%
Non Family41.5%58.5%
Male18%82%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5622.6256
Married6643.5270.9
Non Family5781.1341.5
Female2593.2258.7
Male614.4818

3.28

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1124.24%
9th to 12th Grade1465.52%
High School Graduate88433.45%
Some College67825.65%
Associates Degree2529.53%
Bachelors Degree42316.00%
Graduate Degree1485.60%

Wayland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4752,292521
Multiple Races883737
Hispanic836737
Black211313
Other Race1515
Native American1313

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 black people with a rate of 61.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,400$36,889$32,468
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$31,715$34,952$20,641
Some College$38,560$39,938$37,500
Bachelors Degree$36,574$43,083$35,089
Graduate Degree$46,324$53,493$43,266

$36,400

Average Earnings

$36,889

Average Male

$32,468

Average Female

Wayland Language

Wayland Language by Age

Wayland Language

98.42% of Wayland residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Wayland Poverty

Wayland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,77444211.71%
Hispanic161169.94%

11.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

13.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayland is White, with 11.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayland is Hispanic, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.28%
Some College11.53%
High School10.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.79%
Female Employed7.27%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.73%

Wayland Income

Wayland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,675$56,212
Families$54,889$63,270
Married Families$68,074-
Non Families$25,488$37,657

Wayland Marital Status

Wayland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayland Married by Age and Sex

Wayland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wayland Marital Status by Race

Wayland Veterans

225

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War70
First Gulf War61
Vietnam56
Korea44
World War II16
Age Group Veterans
75+78
18 to 3462
35 to 5447
65 to 7422
55 to 6416

$Wayland Veterans by Education

12.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayland Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wayland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.87%

Born in Michigan

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.05% of Wayland residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in Michigan. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,330400.93%
20194,290400.94%
20184,250130.31%
20174,237400.95%
20164,197390.94%
20154,158290.70%
20144,129571.40%
20134,072150.37%
20124,05720.05%
20114,055-25-0.61%
20104,0801410.35%
20003,9391,1883.65%
19902,7510.00%