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Wayland, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Wayland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Steuben County at latitude 42.5628 and longitude -77.5959. Steuben County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,375 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Wayland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wayland, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wayland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Wayland, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,834
Population in Households 1,819
Population in Familes 1,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 1,624
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 751
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $120,814
Average Home Value $129,568


Median Household Income $46,637
Average Household Income $55,961
Per Capita Income $23,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.39% -0.26%
Households -0.06% -0.16%
Families -0.29% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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, 2014 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 # 635 47th
Population Density1 # 504 58th
Diversity Index2 # 964 19th
Median Household Income # 904 24th
Per Capita Income # 894 25th

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