Waverly, Virginia

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Waverly, Virginia

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 8% Waverly Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Waverly Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Waverly, Virginia

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 6
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Senior Citizens 7 6
Age of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Male Share of the Population 3 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 9
Portion of People Married 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 4
People Above Poverty 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 6 7

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Waverly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Suffolk, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 23890
Company Zip Codes 23891
Phone Area Codes 804
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.035
Longitude -77.095

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 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 40.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Waverly Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,309 100%
Male 1,082 46.9%
Female 1,227 53.1%
Under 18 586 25.4%
18+ 1,723 74.6%
65+ 429 18.6%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 3.09
White 848 36.7%
African-American 1,426 61.8%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 11 0.5%
Mixed Race 20 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 1.2%

Estimated Waverly Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,176
Growth -133
Growth % -5.8%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.7%
US/American 16.4%
English 7%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
German 2.2%
Irish 1.9%
Scottish 0.7%
European 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
African 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Waverly 2,309 $39,792
Claremont 343 $46,667
Dendron 297 $46,875
Ivor 320 $44,688
Stony Creek 202 $48,750
Surry 262 $51,071
Wakefield 1,038 $34,539
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1. Heflin, Alabama 88.9   29.6% 19.1% 14.5% 24 $38,600 6% 14.1% 3,002 16.3% 13.7 0.5% 0.7
2. Hazen, Arkansas 83.9   27.5% 21.1% 9.5% 25 $35,990 6.4% 19.4% 1,637 13.8% 8.6 1.2% 1.2
3. Slocomb, Alabama 82.7   30% 18.3% 7.3% 28 $29,583 5.7% 27.2% 2,052 23.8% 11.2 0.7% 1
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