Waverly is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,264 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Waverly is the 352nd largest community in New York. Waverly has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waverly is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waverly is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waverly who work in healthcare (10.70%), management occupations (10.55%), and office and administrative support (9.66%).
Also of interest is that Waverly has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Waverly is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Waverly spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small village, Waverly doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Waverly citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.27% of adults 25 and older in Waverly have a college degree.
The per capita income in Waverly in 2010 was $26,073, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,292 for a family of four. However, Waverly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Waverly home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waverly residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Waverly include German, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Waverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.