Waverly is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,274 people and just one neighborhood, Waverly is the 582nd largest community in Illinois. Waverly has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Waverly is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waverly is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waverly who work in office and administrative support (12.48%), sales jobs (11.34%) and management occupations (7.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Waverly is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Waverly a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Waverly has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Waverly’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Waverly, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.81 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Waverly doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.