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Waverly, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Waverly had a population of 288 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 37.7098 and longitude -87.8128 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waverly encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The City of Waverly (GNIS ID: 2405692) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Waverly is located within Morganfield Division of Union County.

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Waverly, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 288
Population in Households 288
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,078
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,072
Average Household Income $70,444
Per Capita Income $27,548


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $107,143
Average Home Value $155,867


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.81% -0.99%
Households -0.77% -0.83%
Families 1.16% -0.93%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Waverly, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 433 20th
Population Density # 231 57th
Diversity Index # 308 43rd
Median Household Income # 180 67th
Per Capita Income # 169 69th

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