Wayland, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wayland, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Wayland had a population of 1,843 as of July 1, 2015. Wayland ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wayland is located at latitude 42.5628 and longitude -77.5959 in Steuben County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wayland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Steuben County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,375 feet.

The Village of Wayland (GNIS ID: 2391202) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Wayland is located within Town of Wayland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Steuben County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wayland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wayland: Begola, Patchinville, Wayland Depot.

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Wayland, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,843
Population in Households 1,828
Population in Familes 1,441
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 1,632
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 757
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $120,795
Average Home Value $131,384


Median Household Income $42,608
Average Household Income $53,861
Per Capita Income $22,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.13%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Wayland, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayland to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 633 47th
Population Density1 # 503 58th
Diversity Index2 # 984 17th
Median Household Income # 1000 16th
Per Capita Income # 966 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.