Wayland, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wayland, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Wayland had a population of 1,802 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Wayland, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,802
Daytime Population: Workers 1,513
Daytime Population: Residents 1,040
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,553
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 1,785
Population in Familes 1,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 1,595
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,679
Average Household Income $54,917
Per Capita Income $22,587


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $88,039
Average Home Value $101,459


Total Households 735
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 478
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.47% -0.49%
Households -0.33% -0.41%
Families -0.51% -0.59%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Wayland, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayland to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 647 46th
Population Density # 518 57th
Diversity Index # 1027 14th
Median Household Income # 1110 7th
Per Capita Income # 1041 13th

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