Waverly, Illinois Population 2024

1,137

Waverly is a city located in Morgan County Illinois. Waverly has a 2024 population of 1,137. Waverly is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -4.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,187 in 2020.

The average household income in Waverly is $75,399 with a poverty rate of 6.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waverly is 41.7 years, 40.5 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Waverly Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waverly was:

  • White: 85.57%
  • Two or more races: 8.08%
  • Asian: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Other race: 1.67%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,097.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.21% (-50)
The current population of Waverly, Illinois is 1,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,187.

Waverly, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,28185.57%
Two or more races1218.08%
Asian392.61%
Black or African American312.07%
Other race251.67%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Waverly Population by Race

Waverly Population Pyramid 2024

Waverly Median Age

41.7

Total

40.5

Male

42.4

Female

Waverly Adults

There are 1,128 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Waverly.

Waverly Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waverly Sex Ratio

Female80353.64%
Male69446.36%

Waverly Population by Age

Waverly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5632.6677.422.6
Married3163.4696.53.5
Non Family2111.3651.248.8
Male203.153565
Female163.441000
showing: 5 rows

3.3

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waverly Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Waverly Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 96.15%.

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,938

Average Earnings

$46,140

Average Male

$29,931

Average Female

Waverly Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waverly Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waverly Language

99.01% of Waverly residents speak only English, while 0.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Waverly Language

Waverly Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,270937.32%
Black31516.13%
showing: 2 rows

6.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.22%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waverly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waverly is Black, with 16.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waverly is White, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.5%.

Waverly Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
High School9.61%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Waverly Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Employed1.81%
Female Employed0.69%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Waverly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waverly Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waverly Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Waverly Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waverly Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Waverly Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waverly Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Waverly Veterans by War

count

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Waverly Veterans by Age

count

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Waverly Veterans by Race

Waverly Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waverly Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Waverly Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waverly Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waverly Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.37%

Born in Waverly

96.39%

Native Born

3.61%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.39% of Waverly residents were born in the United States, with 85.37% having been born in Illinois. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waverly Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,077-12-1.1%
20281,089-12-1.09%
20271,101-12-1.08%
20261,113-12-1.07%
20251,125-12-1.06%
20241,137-12-1.04%
20231,149-12-1.03%
20221,161-12-1.02%
20211,173-14-1.18%
20201,187-8-0.67%
20191,195-17-1.4%
20181,212-10-0.82%
20171,222-18-1.45%
20161,240-15-1.2%
20151,255-6-0.48%
20141,261-7-0.55%
20131,268-12-0.94%
20121,280-14-1.08%
20111,294-2-0.15%
20101,296
showing: 20 rows

Waverly Population by Year