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Wayland is a township in Allegan County, in the Allegan metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Wayland. For links to other places called Wayland, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wayland is 42.636N. The longitude is -85.605W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 764 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,013.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wayland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49344 ZIP code.
26% of Wayland residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wayland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wayland was $18,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Wayland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wayland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $442. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $995.
Allegan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wayland political report.
The average commute time for Wayland workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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