Waverly, Kansas Population 2024

552

Waverly is a city located in Coffey County Kansas. Waverly has a 2024 population of 552. Waverly is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 571 in 2020.

The average household income in Waverly is $75,175 with a poverty rate of 11.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waverly is 43.3 years, 40.5 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Waverly Demographics

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

  • White: 97.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
753.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.33% (-19)
The current population of Waverly, Kansas is 552 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 571.

Waverly, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51297.34%
Two or more races142.66%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Waverly Population by Race

Waverly Population Pyramid 2024

Waverly Median Age

43.3

Total

40.5

Male

45.5

Female

Waverly Adults

There are 391 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Waverly.

Waverly Age Dependency

98.5

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Waverly Sex Ratio

Female30457.79%
Male22242.21%

Waverly Population by Age

Waverly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2232.2279.420.6
Married1102.7299.10.9
Non Family781.2162.837.2
Female283.1157.142.9
Male72.1442.957.1
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

79.4%

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 white people with a rate of 90.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.11%.

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,278

Average Earnings

$41,648

Average Male

$40,909

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

99.61% of Waverly residents speak only English, while 0.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.39% of the population.

Waverly Language

Waverly Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4665912.66%
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11.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waverly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waverly is White, with 12.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waverly is White, with 12.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.09%.

Waverly Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.71%
High School11.61%
Some College4.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
showing: 4 rows

Waverly Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.59%
Male Employed2.48%
Male Unemployed
Female 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

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

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 55-64, 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

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waverly Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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

72.05%

Born in Waverly

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Waverly residents were born in the United States, with 72.05% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waverly Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029522-6-1.14%
2028528-6-1.12%
2027534-6-1.11%
2026540-6-1.1%
2025546-6-1.09%
2024552-6-1.08%
2023558-6-1.06%
2022564-6-1.05%
2021570-1-0.18%
2020571346.33%
2019537-7-1.29%
2018544
2017544-9-1.63%
2016553
2015553-8-1.43%
2014561
2013561-10-1.75%
2012571-4-0.7%
2011575-12-2.04%
2010587
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Waverly Population by Year