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The City of Waverly had a population of 1,260 as of July 1, 2016. Waverly ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 39.5926 and longitude -89.9523 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waverly (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Waverly (GNIS ID: 2397225) 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.

The City of Waverly is located within Waverly Number 2 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waverly population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Waverly, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,260
Population in Households 1,260
Population in Familes 998
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,220
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 544
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 419 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $78,780
Average Home Value $96,071


Median Household Income $45,695
Average Household Income $59,223
Per Capita Income $24,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.48%
Households -0.58% -0.45%
Families 0.14% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Waverly, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 643 53rd
Population Density1 # 628 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1322 3rd
Median Household Income # 942 31st
Per Capita Income # 786 43rd

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