Waverly, Nebraska

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Waverly, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Waverly Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 6% Waverly People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Waverly Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Waverly Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 10% Waverly College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Waverly, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 8 3
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Waverly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 68462
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.917
Longitude -96.528

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 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station WAHOO
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Waverly Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,448 100%
Male 1,186 48.4%
Female 1,262 51.6%
Under 18 797 32.6%
18+ 1,651 67.4%
65+ 225 9.2%
Median Age 32
Average Family Size 3.26
White 2,399 98%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.5%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 21 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.8%

Estimated Waverly Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,693
Growth 245
Growth % 10%

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 46%
English 8.1%
Irish 5.5%
Swedish 4.6%
US/American 4.6%
Ukrainian 4.3%
Russian 3.8%
Czech 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Dutch 2.2%
Norwegian 2.1%
European 1.5%
Danish 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
Italian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Polish 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Egyptian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waverly 2,448 $56,875
Alvo 142 $50,208
Ceresco 920 $51,053
Davey 153 $52,083
Eagle 1,105 $48,947
Greenwood 544 $47,500
Lincoln 225,581 $52,558
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Waverly High Schools (2004)

Serves 576 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

Waverly Colleges

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