Waverly, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waverly, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Waverly had a population of 865 as of July 1, 2017. Waverly ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 39.207 and longitude -93.5181 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waverly (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

The City of Waverly (GNIS ID: 2397227) 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 Township of Middleton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waverly: Middleton, Saint Thomas.

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


Total Population 865
Daytime Population: Workers 470
Daytime Population: Residents 473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 943
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 794
Population in Familes 665
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 686
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $35,413
Average Household Income $49,799
Per Capita Income $19,427


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $89,453
Average Home Value $100,461


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 220
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 0.26% 0.0%
Households 0.09% -0.06%
Families 0.32% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Waverly, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 392 62nd
Population Density # 576 44th
Diversity Index # 119 89th
Median Household Income # 803 22nd
Per Capita Income # 786 24th

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