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Income/capita 15%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 48%
IndexWaylandIowaNational
Income per capita$25,320$28,872$29,829
Median household income$48,333$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,693$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,222$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$26,364$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wayland is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wayland is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wayland is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wayland is 43% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,218$48,333$96,666
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Wayland median earnings by income bracket

      Wayland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.5%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector16.3%13.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%19.0%
      Public administration2.9%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.4%1.3%
      Education, health & social services5.4%40.1%
      Other28.5%22.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westwood, IA96$101,66784%
      Columbus City, IA447$60,3759%
      Crawfordsville, IA261$50,00010%
      Olds, IA197$49,58310%
      Winfield, IA1,068$48,07713%
      Wayland, IA1,027$48,33313%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tatamy, PA1,027$75,25036%
      Maricopa Colony, AZ1,027$34,14138%
      Dover Plains, NY1,027$42,05724%
      Duncan Falls, OH1,027$42,18824%
      McLeansville, NC1,027$40,58327%
      Wayland, IA1,027$48,33313%
      Source: The Wayland, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).