Wayland, MA 01778 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 01778: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wayland, MA 01778

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cochituate, MA 01778

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 423
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,878
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 282
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.361, Longitude -71.364
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wayland, MA 01778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,808
Population in Households 13,764
Population in Familes 12,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 859
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 5,083
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 3,879
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,464 (83.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 619 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $649,328
Average Home Value $702,117


Median Household Income $139,253
Average Household Income $198,628
Per Capita Income $73,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 1.05%
Households 0.78% 1.01%
Families 0.75% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Wayland, MA 01778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01778 to the other 515 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 198 62nd
Population Density1 # 237 54th
Diversity Index2 # 178 66th
Median Household Income # 21 96th
Per Capita Income # 22 96th

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