Waverly, VA


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Waverly is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,073 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waverly is the 204th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns 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 town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waverly who work in office and administrative support (12.17%), healthcare suport services (10.43%), and maintenance occupations (9.57%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waverly has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waverly has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waverly than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waverly may be for you.

One downside of living in Waverly is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Waverly, the average commute to work is 30.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Waverly doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Waverly has a very low overall level of education: only 9.08% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Waverly in 2010 was $19,773, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,092 for a family of four. However, Waverly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Waverly is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Waverly include English, Irish, African, and French .

The most common language spoken in Waverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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