|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wayland is 1,730. Wayland, New York is the 8,154th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wayland was in 1990, when its population was 2,006. In 1990, Wayland was the 6,919th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,154th largest city in the US. Wayland is currently 13.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wayland has shrunk 8.4% since the year 2000. Wayland, New York's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8057||Village of the Branch||1,769||-6.7%|
|8141||South Floral Park||1,736||10.0%|
|8148||Cambridge City, Indiana||1,731||-18.2%|
|8153||Patton Village, Texas||1,730||23.5%|
|8154||Wayland, New York||1,730||-8.4%|
|8160||Carbon Hill, Alabama||1,727||-16.5%|
The total voting age population of Wayland, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,268. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Wayland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wayland are 96.5% White, 1.7% Two or more races, 1.1% Other and 0.8% Black. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wayland, 12.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.1%. On a per-household basis, 7.4% of families are below the poverty line in Wayland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.5% of Wayland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.8% of Wayland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.7% have a bachelor's degree and 8.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wayland residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wayland is 7.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wayland, 17.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wayland is $54,875.
In Wayland, 75.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.2% of housing units in Wayland.
Of all the housing units in Wayland, 53.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Wayland, 2.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wayland is $568.
In Wayland, 81.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.