Wayland, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wayland, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wayland had a population of 403 as of July 1, 2015. Wayland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wayland is located at latitude 37.4546 and longitude -82.8006 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wayland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The City of Wayland (GNIS ID: 2405695) 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.

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, 2015.

City of Wayland, KY Boundary Map

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Wayland, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 403
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $76,531
Average Home Value $92,241
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,762
Average Household Income $39,980
Per Capita Income $16,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.05% -0.6%
Households -0.84% -0.52%
Families -1.02% -0.74%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Wayland, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wayland to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 375 29th
Population Density1 # 500 5th
Diversity Index2 # 513 2nd
Median Household Income # 456 13th
Per Capita Income # 434 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.