Waverly, Virginia Population 2020

1,929
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Waverly is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,929, it is the 97th largest city in Virginia and the 7733rd largest city in the United States. Waverly is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -10.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,149 in 2010. Waverly reached it's highest population of 2,158 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Waverly has a population density of 625 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waverly is $56,950 with a poverty rate of 15.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $937 per month, and the median house value is $135,000. The median age in Waverly is 39.8 years, 42.2 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 61.1 males.

Waverly Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.94%
  • White: 33.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waverly, Virginia is 1,929, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,971.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,149.

Waverly, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,33264.94%
White67933.11%
Two or More Races231.12%
Some Other Race170.83%
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Waverly Population Pyramid 2020

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Waverly Median Age

39.8


Total

42.2


Male

39.5


Female

Waverly Adults

There are 1,531 adults, (369 of whom are seniors) in Waverly.

Waverly Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Waverly Sex Ratio

Female

1,273

62.07%

Male

778

37.93%

Waverly Households and Families

Waverly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waverly Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married78.8%21.2%
All54.9%45.1%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female20%80%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8092.3554.9
Married3352.8978.8
Female2352.6820
Non Family2311.2254.1
Male83100

2.72

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Waverly Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1289.68%
9th to 12th Grade14611.04%
High School Graduate54641.30%
Some College24718.68%
Associates Degree785.90%
Bachelors Degree1279.61%
Graduate Degree503.78%
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Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black78055378
White47343490
Hispanic69619
Other Race8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.03%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,288$44,250$27,788
Less Than High School$23,029$24,712$
High School Grad$35,385$42,813$25,917
Some College$41,439$52,460$38,047
Bachelors Degree$17,083$37,708$12,269
Graduate Degree$59,500$$59,167

$35,288

Average Earnings

$44,250

Average Male

$27,788

Average Female

Waverly Language

Waverly Language by Age

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Waverly Language

94.21% of Waverly residents speak only English, while 5.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.47% of the population.

Waverly Poverty

Waverly Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,27423918.76%
White537488.94%
Hispanic1081715.74%
Other1717100.00%

15.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.88%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waverly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waverly is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waverly is White, with 8.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.13%
High School11.18%
Some College4.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.12%
Male Unemployed44.78%
Male Employed7.78%
Female Employed2.75%

Waverly Income

Waverly Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,563$56,950
Families$49,545$62,779
Married Families$69,145-
Non Families$27,313$37,286
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Waverly Marital Status

Waverly Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

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 Veterans

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145

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War47
Vietnam35
First Gulf War18
World War II9
Korea9
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5453
18 to 3431
75+24
65 to 7423
55 to 6414
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black9710.36%
White488.29%

Waverly Veterans by Education

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3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waverly Employment Status

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.89%

Born in Virginia

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Waverly residents were born in the United States, with 80.89% having been born in Virginia. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,929-21-1.08%
20191,950-21-1.07%
20181,971-27-1.35%
20171,998-21-1.04%
20162,019-38-1.85%
20152,057-9-0.44%
20142,066-10-0.48%
20132,076-42-1.98%
20122,118-40-1.85%
20112,15840.19%
20102,1540.00%