Wayland, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Wayland, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Wayland had a population of 502 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.3945 and longitude -91.5832 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wayland 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wayland: Wayland City, Wayland Station.

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Wayland, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 502
Population in Households 502
Population in Familes 401
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 746
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $43,564
Average Household Income $57,480
Per Capita Income $23,091


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $85,268
Average Home Value $126,227


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.72% -0.98%
Households -0.75% -1.03%
Families 0.69% -1.12%
Median Household Income   5.25%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

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, 2018 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 # 541 48th
Diversity Index # 844 18th
Median Household Income # 552 47th
Per Capita Income # 537 48th

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