Wayland, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 4,237 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 1,936  (45.7%)
Females: 2,301  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49348.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,419 (it was $41,852 in 2000)
Wayland:

$57,419
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,828 (it was $18,077 in 2000)

Wayland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,386 (it was $90,700 in 2000)
Wayland:

$130,386
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,768; detached houses: $199,982; townhouses or other attached units: $158,653; in 2-unit structures: $163,281; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,743; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,353; mobile homes: $50,664

Median gross rent in 2017: $857.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wayland: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Wayland, MI (2010)
    • 3,78292.7%White alone
    • 1603.9%Hispanic
    • 781.9%Two or more races
    • 300.7%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Black alone
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Wayland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Wayland, Michigan as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wayland is 120 to 1.


Crime rates in Wayland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
3
(79.1)
7
(171.7)
3
(72.2)
4
(95.6)
1
(23.7)
7
(164.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(76.8)
0
(0.0)
8
(196.2)
7
(168.5)
6
(143.4)
10
(236.5)
14
(328.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(125.2)
2
(50.8)
11
(281.6)
6
(158.1)
9
(220.8)
4
(96.3)
25
(597.5)
17
(402.1)
24
(563.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
72
(1,803)
40
(1,016)
85
(2,176)
42
(1,107)
44
(1,079)
57
(1,372)
68
(1,625)
46
(1,088)
38
(892.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(75.1)
2
(50.8)
4
(102.4)
2
(52.7)
3
(73.6)
5
(120.4)
3
(71.7)
2
(47.3)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)86.948.2158.5122.8241.1162.7217.7141.7279.3

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City-data.com crime index in Wayland, MI

Crime rate in Wayland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (23.8%), European (21.6%), American (21.0%), Dutch (7.2%), Irish (5.5%), Finnish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 2.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,467 people per square mile   (low).

Wayland, Michigan map

109 residents are foreign born (0.9% North America, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.6%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,935 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,275 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (15.8 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (113.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (119.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hopkins, MI (2.6 miles ),
Martin, MI (3.1 miles ),
Middleville, MI (3.1 miles ),
Byron Center, MI (3.2 miles ),
Caledonia, MI (3.2 miles ),
Cutlerville, MI (3.4 miles ),
Kentwood, MI (3.8 miles ),
Allegan, MI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 85.65 W

Area code: 269

Distribution of median household income in Wayland, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wayland, MI in 2017
Wayland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,201,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $919,900
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $966,900
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $966,900
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $966,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $966,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $966,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $966,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wayland, MI residents
Average permit cost in Wayland, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Wayland, MI
Historical housing units in Wayland, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +1,175 (+42.5%).
Most common industries in Wayland, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Wayland, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)

Average climate in Wayland, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wayland, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00613. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00613
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Wayland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Wayland city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wayland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from Wayland center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 241.7 miles away from Wayland center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.6 miles away from Wayland center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Wayland center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 291.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 321.9 miles away from Wayland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegan County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wayland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wayland:

  • LAURELS OF SANDY CREEK (THE) (425 E ELM ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wayland:

  • FMC - ALLEGAN (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ALLEGAN, MI)
  • AT HOME REHAB (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - CLYDE PARK (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; WYOMING, MI)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HOLLAND HOME - BRETON REHABILITATION LIVING CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • WINGS OF HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ALLEGAN, MI)
  • CARE ONE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WYOMING, MI)

Airports located in Wayland:

Amtrak station near Wayland:

  • 20 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wayland:

  • Davenport University (about 14 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,955)
  • Calvin College (about 18 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 21 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 22 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 24 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 25 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Western Michigan University (about 28 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)

Public high schools in Wayland:

  • WAYLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 870 EAST SUPERIOR ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CAREER CONNECTIONS ACADEMY (Location: 870 EAST SUPERIOR STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wayland:

Private elementary/middle school in Wayland:

  • ST THERESE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 430 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Wayland

Library in Wayland:

  • HENIKA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $292,777; Location: 149 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 31,684 books; 1,434 audio materials; 843 video materials; 71 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wayland: Wayland Station (A), Wayland Fire Department (B), Wayland Area Ambulance Service (C), Henika District Library (D), Wayland City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wayland include: United Church of Wayland (A), Wayland United Methodist Church (B), Calvary Church of Wayland (C), Saint Therese Church (D), Wayland Free Methodist Church (E), Wayland Christian Reformed Church (F), Voice of Hope Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wayland include: Wayland Mini Park (1), North Park (2), Wayland Commons City Park (3), Henika Ladies Library Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Cowbell Motel (712 South Main Street), Gun Lake Motel (2710 South Patterson Road).

Allegan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wayland and their reported violations in the past:

SHADY SHORES ASSOC. (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
YANKEE SPRINGS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SAINT CYRIL & METHODIUS CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
ANDREWS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2006), St Boil Water Order (DEC-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2007)
THE BIB (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SAND BAR & GRILL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HILLARDS CORNERS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wayland that have no violations reported:

  • SON LIFE CAMPS #3 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STICKMANN BAECKEREI (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SON LIFE CAMPS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SON-LIFE CAMPS #2 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Wayland in 2010:

  • 87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
107 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Wayland (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Wayland Branch at 1146 W Superior St, branch established on 2005/11/07; Gun Lake Branch at 12850 W. M-179 Highway, branch established on 1989/05/01. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • The Hastings City Bank: Wayland Branch at 156 West Superior Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $251.5 mil, Deposits: $213.9 mil, headquarters in Hastings, MI, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hcb Financial Corp.
  • United Bank of Michigan: Wayland Branch at 1131 West Superior Street, branch established on 1978/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $458.0 mil, Deposits: $375.9 mil, headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wayland:

Marital status in Wayland, MI
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wayland:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wayland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wayland, MI (based on Allegan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,52646
Catholic10,0719
Evangelical Protestant9,31463
Other1,58311
Black Protestant2322
Orthodox421
None79,640-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Allegan County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Allegan County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allegan County:

8.3%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegan County:

28.1%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Allegan County:

13.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.9%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wayland:

21.0%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wayland:

8.3%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wayland:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wayland:

35.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wayland, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$31,000$53,1430$0
Streets and Highways 4$14,916$44,7480$0
Water Supply 3$10,760$43,0400$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,426$62,5560$0
Police - Other 1$3,066$36,7920$0
Financial Administration 1$4,649$55,7882$691
Totals for Government 18$74,817$49,8782$691

Wayland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,324,000 ($312.49)
    Police Protection: $602,000 ($142.08)
    Sewerage: $353,000 ($83.31)
    General - Other: $307,000 ($72.46)
    Water Utilities: $293,000 ($69.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $181,000 ($42.72)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($18.88)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($7.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000 ($6.14)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($1.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($39.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $9,000 ($2.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $23,000 ($5.43)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($4.96)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($2.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,076,000 ($253.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($6.37)

Wayland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $723,000 ($170.64)
    Other: $221,000 ($52.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000 ($21.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $72,000 ($16.99)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($10.38)
    Rents: $19,000 ($4.48)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($2.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $491,000 ($115.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $347,000 ($81.90)
    Highways: $278,000 ($65.61)
    Other: $179,000 ($42.25)
  • Tax - Property: $1,563,000 ($368.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000 ($8.50)
    Other License: $30,000 ($7.08)

Wayland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,004,000 ($1181.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,671,000 ($1102.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,279,000 ($537.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,946,000 ($459.29)

Wayland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,158,000 ($981.35)

7.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  2.02% ($52,279 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  1.49% ($55,112)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.85% ($42,765)


7.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  1.87% ($45,252 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  1.21% ($49,535)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.93% ($42,197)
Businesses in Wayland, MI
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1McDonald's2
FedEx1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul1
Johnny Rockets1UPS1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wayland:

  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wayland:

  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wayland:

  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Wayland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Wayland fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 2017 11:01 PM, Us-131, Lat: 42.722997, Lon: -85.671256, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 6, 2008 10:41 AM, 10th St, Lat: 42.602270, Lon: -85.642140, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 18, 2005 87:99 PM, 129th Ave, Lat: 42.629240, Lon: -85.622680, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 7, 1995 00:42 AM, 131, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.7mTotal length
  • 257,401Total average daily traffic
  • 32,650Total average daily truck traffic
  • 98,374Total future (year 2002) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wayland, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wayland, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$137,4707$109,92040$103,0872$15,6752$116,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$147,5104$118,5100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$52,75010$199,7051$4,3600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$104,1706$120,4220$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$138,5600$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$136,7704$137,998
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$82,780
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wayland, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wayland, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2003, and the least - 10 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wayland, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.5%), and Outside Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wayland, MI
    • 23249.5%Structure Fires
    • 13929.6%Outside Fires
    • 6814.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 306.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wayland, MI
Most common first names in Wayland, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5377.2 years
Robert3369.3 years
Mary2880.1 years
Charles2777.1 years
James2674.2 years
William2676.2 years
Dorothy2377.1 years
Edward2374.6 years
Ruth2281.0 years
Helen2182.6 years
Most common last names in Wayland, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3868.1 years
Kuhtic1172.0 years
Miller1180.1 years
Brown978.9 years
Calkins984.9 years
Belka875.7 years
Bush877.0 years
Baker874.5 years
Vanderwoude880.5 years
Truax878.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wayland, MI
  • 97.5%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wayland, MI
  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 3.3%No fuel used


Wayland compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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