|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waverly is 1,875. Waverly, Virginia is the 7,838th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Waverly was in 2000, when its population was 2,301. In 2000, Waverly was the 6,812th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,838th largest city in the US. Waverly is currently 18.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Waverly has shrunk 18.5% since the year 2000. Waverly, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7832||Sea Girt, New Jersey||1,877||-12.8%|
|7833||Beverly Hills, Texas||1,876||-11.2%|
|7835||Polkton, North Carolina||1,876||-4.3%|
|7837||Union City, Oklahoma||1,875||36.4%|
|7840||Roman Forest, Texas||1,874||37.7%|
|7844||Des Arc, Arkansas||1,871||-2.9%|
The total voting age population of Waverly, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,022. The voting age population is 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.8% of the residents of Waverly are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waverly are 67.5% Black, 29.0% White, 2.5% Two or more races and 1.0% Other. Additionally, 5.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waverly, 10.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.9%. On a per-household basis, 5.7% of families are below the poverty line in Waverly.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of Waverly residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.0% of Waverly residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.0% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waverly residents aged 5 and older, 5.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waverly is 11.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waverly, 14.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waverly is $52,025.
In Waverly, 56.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.7% of housing units in Waverly.
Of all the housing units in Waverly, 12.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Waverly, 9.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waverly is $941.
In Waverly, 68.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.