Waverly, Minnesota

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Waverly, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Waverly Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Waverly People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Waverly Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Waverly Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Waverly Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Waverly, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 3

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Waverly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Maple Grove, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Wright
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55390
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.077
Longitude -93.966

Waverly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELANO
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
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Waverly Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 732 100%
Male 360 49.2%
Female 372 50.8%
Under 18 199 27.2%
18+ 533 72.8%
65+ 92 12.6%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 726 99.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Waverly Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 952
Growth 220
Growth % 30.1%

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 49.7%
Irish 12.8%
Norwegian 7%
Swedish 4.6%
French (except Basque) 4.6%
Polish 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
US/American 2.7%
French Canadian 2.4%
Czech 2.1%
Finnish 1.7%
English 1.5%
Dutch 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
European 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waverly 732 $57,750
Buffalo 10,097 $59,250
Delano 3,837 $63,011
Howard Lake 1,853 $49,327
Montrose 1,143 $52,833
Watertown 3,029 $56,136
Winsted 2,094 $50,272
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Serves 3 students.

Waverly Colleges

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