Wayland Town Page

Wayland, MA

Location, Location, Location!

Located a bit further west, Wayland is about 17 miles from Boston, halfway between Boston and Worcester. Wayland’s stunning landscape of perfect winding roads marked with even more perfect homes put this exclusive community high on people’s short list of most-wanted towns. Four major highways near town get you where you need to go, they are Routes 495, 95, 9 and I-90.

The MBTA provides bus service through a private company into Back Bay Station, Park Square, South Station and Government Center Station.

Wayland by the Numbers

There’s so much to say about this thriving community, but let´s start with some numbers. These are key takeaways that you can use to help in your search for a new home.

Wayland by the Numbers

  • Wayland Population: 13,882
  • Square Miles: 15.2
  • Distance from Boston: 17 miles
  • 2022 Average Home Price: $1,150,164; Condo: $857,476
  • 2023 Property Tax Rate, Per $1,000: $16.65
  • High School Average SAT Scores: 1,302
  • Median Household Income: $203,789

Things to See and Do

mill pond waylandLake Cochituate and Carding Mill Pond offer many water-based activities right in town, including beaches, boat launches and fishing. Carding Mill Pond also offers serene conservation land for hiking and horseback riding. Also available for residents in town are tennis courts, ice skating, a swimming pool and playgrounds for the kids.

Check out the Wayland Town Website for links to recreation and other community links.

Golf, golf, and more golf is another activity you’ll find in Wayland with numerous private and public courses.

Wayland public courses:

Places to Eat!

Educational Matters

Wayland’s public schools are made up of three elementary, one middle and one high school featuring a strong college prep program. The average SAT score is 1,302. For those just starting out, there is The Children’s Way preschool program, run as an offshoot of the Wayland public schools. View the Wayland Public Schools’ website for more information or click on the links below for more about each school. For Covid-19 updates, click here.

Wayland Public Schools

Town Websites

Wayland Utilities

Need help setting up utilities service for your new home? I have put together some useful numbers and information for Wayland Utilities.

Thank You…

I would like to sincerely thank you for choosing me as your real estate professional.
If you have more questions about Wayland, or about any of the surrounding towns, please call anytime. I look forward to hearing from you!

Elizabeth Crampton, Premier Agent, CRS
Coldwell Banker Realty
cell: 781-389-4400

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