Waverly is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,090 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waverly is the 144th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Waverly is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.76% of the Waverly workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Waverly is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waverly who work in management occupations (10.12%), office and administrative support (8.33%), and teaching (7.20%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Waverly is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Waverly doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Waverly is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.30% of adults 25 and older in Waverly have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waverly in 2010 was $20,970, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,880 for a family of four. However, Waverly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Waverly is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, English, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Waverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.