Waverly, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Waverly, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Waverly had a population of 155 as of July 1, 2019. Waverly ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 32.7354 and longitude -85.5791 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Waverly encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Waverly are located in Chambers County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lee County.

The Town of Waverly (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Waverly is located within Waverly Division of Chambers County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waverly: Pea Ridge.

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Waverly, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Waverly, AL Housing Affordability Index is 244
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Waverly, AL Wealth Index is 60
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 155 (100%)
Population in Households 155 (100.0%)
Population in Families 124 (80.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 57
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,335
Average Household Income $64,229
Per Capita Income $27,655
Wealth Index4 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Housing Affordability Index3 244
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.72% 0.64%
Households 0.73% 0.51%
Families 1.39% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Waverly, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 539 8th
Population Density # 539 8th
Diversity Index # 86 85th
Median Household Income # 203 65th
Per Capita Income # 121 79th

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