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Wayland
  • Suburb of Boston, MA

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B

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Wayland is a suburb of Boston with a population of 13,821. Wayland is in Middlesex County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Wayland offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wayland there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Wayland and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Wayland are highly rated.

About

About Wayland...
Population
13,821

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$862,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,469
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Wayland Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    7.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    154.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Wayland

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$208,750
National
$75,149

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