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
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.361, Longitude -71.364
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 432
  • PO Box Addresses: 181
  • Residential Addresses: 5,206
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 285
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,921

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Wayland, MA 01778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,113
Daytime Population: Workers 4,794
Daytime Population: Residents 6,934
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,728
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 14,070
Population in Familes 12,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 887
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $155,164
Average Household Income $212,444
Per Capita Income $77,663


Total Housing Units 5,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,522 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 236 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $715,207
Average Home Value $762,102


Total Households 5,155
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,932
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.03% 1.01%
Households 0.87% 0.97%
Families 0.83% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Wayland, MA 01778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 01778 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 197 62nd
Population Density # 241 54th
Diversity Index # 178 66th
Median Household Income # 16 97th
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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