Wayland, Michigan Population 2022

4,507
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Wayland is a city located in Allegan County Michigan. Wayland has a 2020 population of 4,507. Wayland is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,435 in 2010.

The average household income in Wayland is $59,218 with a poverty rate of 7.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $136,900. The median age in Wayland is 33.3 years, 33.6 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Wayland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waylandwas:

  • White: 94.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wayland, Michigan is 4,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,435.

Wayland, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,98294.20%
Black or African American872.06%
Two or More Races1583.74%
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Wayland Population by Race

Wayland Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayland Median Age

30.4


Total

30.1


Male

30.5


Female

Wayland Adults

There are 3,229 adults, (417 of whom are seniors) in Wayland.

Wayland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayland Sex Ratio

Female

2,151

50.89%

Male

2,076

49.11%

Wayland Population by Age

Wayland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All63.4%36.6%
Female62.7%37.3%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Male42.6%57.4%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6622.4963.4
Married6193.3276.6
Male944.2142.6
Female2682.9662.7
Non Family6811.3154.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Wayland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.75%
9th to 12th Grade1264.80%
High School Graduate1,05940.34%
Some College60122.90%
Associates Degree2047.77%
Bachelors Degree44817.07%
Graduate Degree1415.37%
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Wayland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black494327
2+ Races14147
Hispanic30307
White2,5462,380555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 55.10%.

Wayland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,371$43,203$32,028
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,064$35,893$22,386
Some College$39,458$37,837$40,625
Bachelors Degree$49,896$60,438$
Graduate Degree$55,353$55,542$50,000

$37,371

Average Earnings

$43,203

Average Male

$32,028

Average Female

Wayland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayland Language by Age

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Wayland Language

99.24% of Wayland residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Wayland Language

Wayland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,8702867.39%
Black2813.57%
OtherNaN%

7.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

6.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayland is White, with 7.39% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.82%.

Wayland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.67%
High School0.38%
Some College9.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wayland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.10%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wayland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,071$62,021
Families$68,027$69,733
Married Families$71,399-
Non Families$31,420$43,280
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Income by Household Type

Wayland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayland Married by Age and Sex

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Wayland Marriage

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

Wayland Marital Status by Race

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Wayland Marital Status

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189

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War13
Vietnam48
Korea10
World War II18

Wayland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 5457
55 to 6421
65 to 7415
75+40

Wayland Veterans by Age

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Wayland Veterans by Race

Wayland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayland Veterans by Education

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72.1%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Wayland Employment by Age

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Wayland Employment by Race

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Wayland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.45%

Born in Wayland

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Wayland residents were born in the United States, with 82.45% having been born in Michigan. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Wayland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,7510.00%
20003,9391,1883.65%
20104,0791400.35%
20114,115360.88%
20124,151360.87%
20134,187360.87%
20144,223360.86%
20154,259360.85%
20164,295360.85%
20174,331360.84%
20184,367360.83%
20194,403360.82%
20204,435320.73%
20214,471360.81%
20224,507360.81%

Wayland Population by Year