Waverly, Kansas Population 2021

533
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Waverly is a city located in Coffey County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 533, it is the 269th largest city in Kansas and the 13046th largest city in the United States . Waverly is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -9.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 592 in 2010. Waverly reached it's highest population of 593 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Waverly has a population density of 728 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waverly is $71,770 with a poverty rate of 15.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $82,600. The median age in Waverly is 41.7 years, 41.7 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Waverly Demographics

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

  • White: 98.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waverly, Kansas is 533 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 551.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 592.

Waverly, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63798.00%
Two or More Races111.69%
Some Other Race20.31%
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Waverly Population by Race

Waverly Population Pyramid $2021

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Waverly Median Age

41.7


Total

41.7


Male

41.7


Female

Waverly Adults

There are 462 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Waverly.

Waverly Age Dependency

121.1

Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Waverly Sex Ratio

Female

378

58.15%

Male

272

41.85%

Waverly Population by Age

Waverly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waverly Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.8%11.2%
Female81.3%18.8%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family47.8%52.2%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waverly Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2402.5876.7
Married1343.0688.8
Non Family671.1947.8
Female323.6381.3
Male71.71100

3.06

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Waverly Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.86%
9th to 12th Grade368.35%
High School Graduate14433.41%
Some College11827.38%
Associates Degree194.41%
Bachelors Degree7918.33%
Graduate Degree276.26%
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Waverly Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White418379101
Hispanic1385
2+ Races5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 38.46%.

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,067$46,250$35,521
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,250$36,719$12,250
Some College$45,208$56,250$37,375
Bachelors Degree$38,438$47,917$38,125
Graduate Degree$40,417$$40,208

$37,067

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$35,521

Average Female

Waverly Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waverly Language by Age

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Waverly Language

99.16% of Waverly residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Waverly Language

Waverly Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5949015.15%
Hispanic24416.67%
Multiple11436.36%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.03%

Male Poverty Rate

16.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waverly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waverly is Multiple, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waverly is White, with 15.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.33%.

Waverly Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.12%
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
Some College6.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%

Waverly Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed16.67%
Male Employed6.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waverly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waverly Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,333$71,770
Families$61,875$86,897
Married Families$90,357-
Non Families$24,844$31,655
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Income by Household Type

Waverly Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waverly Married by Age and Sex

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Waverly Marriage

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

Waverly Marital Status by Race

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Waverly Marital Status

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27

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
Korea3
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2

Waverly Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7415
75+10
35 to 542
55 to 64
18 to 34

Waverly Veterans by Age

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Waverly Veterans by Race

Waverly Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waverly Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waverly Employment by Age

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Waverly Employment by Race

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Waverly Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.92%

Born in Waverly

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Waverly residents were born in the United States, with 78.92% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021533-6-1.11%
2020539-6-1.10%
2019545-6-1.09%
201855120.36%
2017549-9-1.61%
2016558-2-0.36%
2015560-6-1.06%
2014566-1-0.18%
2013567-10-1.73%
2012577-4-0.69%
2011581-12-2.02%
20105930.00%

Waverly Population by Year