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Wayland, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Wayland had a population of 505 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 Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wayland is located at latitude 40.3963 and longitude -91.5754 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wayland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.

The City of Wayland (GNIS ID: 2397232) 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 City of Wayland is located within Township of Des Moines, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clark 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: Wayland City, Wayland Station.

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


Total Population 505
Daytime Population: Workers 242
Daytime Population: Residents 318
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 560
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 505
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 751
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,626
Average Household Income $56,140
Per Capita Income $22,521


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $82,500
Average Home Value $110,276


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 147
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 -0.74% -1.01%
Households -0.73% -1.11%
Families 0.88% -1.26%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Wayland, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayland to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 500 52nd
Population Density # 538 48th
Diversity Index # 822 20th
Median Household Income # 487 53rd
Per Capita Income # 526 49th

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