Waverly, Kansas

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Waverly, Kansas

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Waverly strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 9% Waverly Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 12% Waverly Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Waverly, Kansas

Comparing Waverly to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Age of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Short Commute Times 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Waverly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SW of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Coffey
Standard Zip Codes 66871
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.393
Longitude -95.602

Waverly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station IOLA 1 W
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
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Waverly Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 589 100%
Male 267 45.3%
Female 322 54.7%
Under 18 146 24.8%
18+ 443 75.2%
65+ 142 24.1%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.99
White 574 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 6 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.7%

Estimated Waverly Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 556
Growth -33
Growth % -5.6%

Waverly Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.3%
US/American 15.9%
English 11.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
Irish 9.6%
Scottish 5.2%
Dutch 4.1%
European 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Swiss 1.2%
Czech 0.9%
Belgian 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Austrian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waverly 589 $38,472
Lebo 961 $45,089
Lyndon 1,038 $44,231
Melvern 429 $50,833
New Strawn 425 $70,250
Quenemo 468 $28,854
Williamsburg 351 $25,000
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Waverly High Schools (2004)

Serves 113 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

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