Waverly, Virginia Population 2021

1,913
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Waverly is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,913, it is the 97th largest city in Virginia and the 7768th largest city in the United States. Waverly is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -10.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,149 in 2010. Waverly reached it's highest population of 2,157 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Waverly has a population density of 620 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waverly is $65,079 with a poverty rate of 10.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $941 per month, and the median house value is $115,100. The median age in Waverly is 34.8 years, 30.6 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.8 males.

Waverly Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.45%
  • White: 28.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waverly, Virginia is 1,913, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,973.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,149.

Waverly, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,77667.45%
White76328.98%
Two or More Races672.54%
Some Other Race271.03%
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Waverly Population by Race

Waverly Population Pyramid 2021

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Waverly Median Age

34.8


Total

30.6


Male

40.7


Female

Waverly Adults

There are 2,048 adults, (390 of whom are seniors) in Waverly.

Waverly Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Waverly Sex Ratio

Female

1,267

48.12%

Male

1,366

51.88%

Waverly Population by Age

Waverly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waverly Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.3%34.7%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
All56.3%43.7%
Male53.1%46.9%
Female22.2%77.8%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waverly Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8352.9856.3
Married3634.2965.3
Non Family2911.1959.5
Female1173.4422.2
Male642.8653.1

3.87

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Waverly Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1016.14%
9th to 12th Grade19511.86%
High School Graduate67040.75%
Some College28717.46%
Associates Degree1458.82%
Bachelors Degree18411.19%
Graduate Degree623.77%
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Waverly Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,062827139
White50945399
Hispanic55508
Multiple Races1818
Other Race5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.45%.

Waverly Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,771$39,513$30,776
Less Than High School$24,509$30,282$
High School Grad$37,803$46,818$23,929
Some College$35,556$30,278$40,313
Bachelors Degree$38,173$38,622$29,028
Graduate Degree$53,281$$61,000

$36,771

Average Earnings

$39,513

Average Male

$30,776

Average Female

Waverly Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waverly Language by Age

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Waverly Language

94.26% of Waverly residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.29% of the population.

Waverly Language

Waverly Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,72918010.41%
White589508.49%
Hispanic1432718.88%
Other2727100.00%

10.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.17%

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 8.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.53%.

Waverly Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.59%
Some College6.67%
High School3.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.87%

Waverly Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.24%
Male Employed3.31%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Waverly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waverly Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,025$65,079
Families$51,842$69,601
Married Families$82,292-
Non Families$39,583$49,351
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Income by Household Type

Waverly Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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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217

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War100
Second Gulf War61
Vietnam30
World War II13
Korea

Waverly Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54139
65 to 7430
75+19
18 to 3419
55 to 6410

Waverly Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black14310.31%
White568.87%
2 or More18100.00%

Waverly Veterans by Race

Waverly Veterans by Education

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2.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waverly Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

11%

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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83.06%

Born in Virginia

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.27% of Waverly residents were born in the United States, with 83.06% having been born in Virginia. 1.71% 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
20211,913-20-1.03%
20201,933-20-1.02%
20191,953-20-1.01%
20181,973-24-1.20%
20171,997-22-1.09%
20162,019-39-1.90%
20152,058-9-0.44%
20142,067-10-0.48%
20132,077-42-1.98%
20122,119-38-1.76%
20112,15730.14%
20102,1540.00%

Waverly Population by Year