Location, Location, Location!
Located a bit further west, Wayland is about 18 miles from Boston, half way between the capital and Worcester. Wayland愀 stunning landscape of perfect winding roads marked with even more perfect homes put this exclusive community high on people愀 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. Wayland map
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
Wayland Population: 12,994
Square Miles: 15.2
Distance from Boston: 18
Average Home Price: $642,319
(Click here to see 10-year Average Sale Price Charts)
Median Income, with children: $237,012
Property Tax Rate 2013, Per $1,000: $17.89
High School Average SAT Scores: 1804
Things to See and Do
Lake Cochituate and Mill Pond offer many water-based activities right in town, including beaches, boat launches and fishing. 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. http://www.wayland.ma.us/Pages/index
Golf, golf, and more golf is another activity you’ll find in Wayland with numerous private and public courses.
Wayland public courses:
Wayland 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 1804. For those just starting out, there is The Children Way preschool program, run as an offshoot of the Wayland public schools.