Town Data Profile

Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Town Government
Open Town Meeting
Board of Selectmen
Town Administrator

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Governor of Massachusetts: Charlie Baker (R)
Middlesex Conty District Attorney: Marian T. Ryan (D)

191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
House of Representatives Thirteenth Middlesex District
State Representative: Carmine Gentile (D)
State Senate: Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex Counties
State Senator: Rebecca Rausch (D)

Federal Government - 116th United States Congress 
U.S. Representative - 5th Congressional District: Katherine Clark (D)
U.S. Senators: Elizabeth Warren (D), Ed Markey (D)

Town of Wayland Facts & Data
Total Area: Land, Water15.9 sq miles: 15.28 Land, 0.62 sq mi Water
Elevation127 feet
Postal Zip Code01778
Area Code508

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Distance to Boston17 miles
Neighboring Cities & TownsLincoln, Sudbury, Weston, Framingham, and Natick
Major Roadways

US Route 20, Interstate Turnpike I-90

Route MA-27, Route MA-126


1990 - 11,824

2000 - 13,133

2010 - 12,994

2016 - 14,567

2017 - 13,954

2018 - 13,882

2020 - 

Number of Households

Own / Rent Ratio


89% 11%

Number of Registered Voters10,304
Current Tax Rate $17.76 per $1,000
Public School District Enrollment K-12 (2019)2,719
Student / Teacher Ratio12.5 : 1
Median Value of Owner Occupied Housing (2018)$687,800
Demonym Waylander