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Waverly, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Waverly had a population of 4,179 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 36.0942 and longitude -87.7851 in Humphreys County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waverly (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humphreys County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.

The City of Waverly (GNIS ID: 2405693) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Waverly is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humphreys County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waverly population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Waverly, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,179
Population in Households 4,091
Population in Familes 3,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density1 477
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,705
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,099
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,079 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 626 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $116,188
Average Home Value $141,033


Median Household Income $38,451
Average Household Income $50,074
Per Capita Income $20,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.18%
Households 0.19% 0.09%
Families 0.31% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Waverly, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 128 70th
Population Density1 # 224 48th
Diversity Index2 # 148 66th
Median Household Income # 204 52nd
Per Capita Income # 215 50th

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