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.
When you are in Waverly, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.90% of Waverly’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Waverly is a city of construction workers and builders, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waverly who work in management occupations (10.33%), teaching (10.14%), and office and administrative support (8.00%).
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.
Being a small city, Waverly does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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. 18.08% of adults 25 and older in Waverly have a college degree.
The per capita income in Waverly in 2010 was $22,182, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,728 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, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Waverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.