Waverly, Missouri Population 2023

766

Waverly is a city located in Lafayette County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 766, it is the 398th largest city in Missouri and the 16527th largest city in the United States.Waverly is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -19.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 947 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Waverly has a population density of 607 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waverly is $63,221 with a poverty rate of 10.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waverly is 36.8 years, 27.8 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Waverly Demographics

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

  • White: 83.84%
  • Other race: 11.19%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waverly, Missouri is 766 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 947.

Waverly, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Waverly Population by Race

Waverly Population Pyramid 2023

Waverly Median Age

36.8

Total

27.8

Male

43.2

Female

Waverly Adults

There are 632 adults, (172 of whom are seniors) in Waverly.

Waverly Age Dependency

105.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Waverly Sex Ratio

Female40142.34%
Male54657.66%

Waverly Population by Age

Waverly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waverly Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.25%.

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,871

Average Earnings

$32,453

Average Male

$26,852

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

96.96% of Waverly residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Waverly Language

Waverly Poverty by Race

rate

10.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.61%

Male Poverty Rate

10.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waverly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waverly is Other, with 110.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waverly is White, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.20%.

Waverly Poverty

Waverly Poverty Rate by Education

Waverly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waverly Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waverly Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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

37

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Waverly Veterans by War

Waverly Veterans by Age

count

Waverly Veterans by Race

Waverly Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waverly Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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

105.99%

Born in Waverly

117.22%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

117.22% of Waverly residents were born in the United States, with 105.99% having been born in Missouri. 3.19% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Waverly Population by Year