Waverly, AL 36879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waverly, AL 36879

Acceptable Alternative
Auburn, AL 36879

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • Single Family Addresses: 937
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.785, Longitude -85.532
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36879 has segments in 2 Counties (Chambers, Lee).

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Waverly, AL 36879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,543
Daytime Population: Workers 88
Daytime Population: Residents 1,316
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 2,542
Population in Familes 2,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $57,755
Average Household Income $80,407
Per Capita Income $31,311


Total Housing Units 1,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 818 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $230,864
Average Home Value $250,367


Total Households 990
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 707
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 4.71% 2.05%
Households 3.85% 1.85%
Families 3.97% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Waverly, AL 36879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36879 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 402 35th
Population Density # 456 26th
Diversity Index # 67 89th
Median Household Income # 66 89th
Per Capita Income # 59 91st

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