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Waverly, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Waverly Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wood County at latitude 39.3301 and longitude -81.3815. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.

The formal official name is the Waverly Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Waverly, West Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Waverly indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Waverly Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waverly: Bull Creek.

Waverly Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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Waverly, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 414
Population in Households 412
Population in Familes 356
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $168,478
Average Home Value $172,645
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,314
Average Household Income $80,973
Per Capita Income $32,300
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.11% 0.71%
Households 1.27% 0.8%
Families 2.72% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Waverly, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 266 34th
Population Density1 # 338 16th
Diversity Index2 # 175 57th
Median Household Income # 11 98th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.