Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$29,007$28,872$29,829
Median household income$59,583$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,677$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,833$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$42,976$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,852$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.5%12.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wayland is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wayland is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wayland is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wayland is 4% lower than the national average

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      $39,718 $59,583 $119,166
      $36,376 $54,570 $109,140
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Wayland median earnings by income bracket

      Wayland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%12.7%
      Manufacturing sector23.6%23.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.0%12.0%
      Public administration10.8%10.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%7.7%
      Education, health & social services6.2%6.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pleasant Plain, IA101$100,06980.9%
      Westwood, IA71$98,75078.5%
      Cotter, IA21$88,75060.4%
      Lockridge, IA764$86,13655.7%
      Olds, IA166$68,43823.7%
      Wayland, IA1,149$59,5837.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Minturn, CO1,149$105,00089.8%
      Palm Beach Shores, FL1,149$73,55833.0%
      New Pekin, IN1,149$40,20827.3%
      Wellsville, MO1,149$48,00013.2%
      Blowing Rock, NC1,149$83,33350.6%
      Wayland, IA1,149$59,5837.7%
      Source: The Wayland, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).