Waverly, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 148 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 79  (53.8%)
Females: 69  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  52.1 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 36879

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,924 (it was $32,917 in 2000)
Waverly:

$41,924
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,802 (it was $18,406 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,060 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Waverly:

$104,060
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $161,094; Detached houses: $184,772; Mobile homes: $55,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $815.

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  • White alone - 127 (87.6%)
  • Black alone - 14 (9.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waverly: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.5%), United States (11.7%), Scotch-Irish (9.8%), German (9.0%), English (3.9%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 2.73 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (very low).

Waverly, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Waverly:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waverly town:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 25.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Waverly, Alabama as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waverly to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $364 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $421 (0.5%)

Waverly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (40.7 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (48.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (615.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Loachapoka-Roxana, AL (2.5 miles ), Camp Hill, AL (2.5 miles ), Loachapoka, AL (3.0 miles) , Auburn, AL (3.3 miles ), Opelika, AL (3.5 miles ), Dadeville, AL (3.6 miles ), Notasulga, AL (3.6 miles ), La Fayette, AL (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.74 N, Longitude: 85.57 W

Waverly household income distribution Waverly home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+19.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (55%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (18%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Printing workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Average climate in Waverly, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waverly-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Waverly town center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 tornado 9.8 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waverly-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Waverly center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from Waverly center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waverly topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waverly:

  • OAK PARK (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • HOMECARE OF EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF EAMC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • LAKE MARTIN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DADEVILLE, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE OPELIKA (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OPELIKA, AL)
  • OPELIKA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; OPELIKA, AL)
  • EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER AND SNF Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; OPELIKA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waverly:

  • Auburn University (about 11 miles; Auburn University, AL; Full-time enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 23 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 28 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 39 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 41 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 44 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 45 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)

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Church in Waverly: Mount Traveler Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Waverly Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Chambers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Waverly compared to Alabama state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Waverly travel time to work - commute Waverly mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waverly town (based on Chambers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.24%
Here: 54.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of Christ
Adherents61.4%19.7%3.7%2.7%2.3%
Congregations36.4%29.0%4.7%1.9%3.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.4%1.3%3.7%
Congregations2.8%3.7%0.9%1.9%15.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Chambers County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Chambers County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Chambers County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,550
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,550

Waverly government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($216.22)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($114.86)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($20.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.76)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $3,000 ($20.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($20.27)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($6.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($60.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($27.03)

Waverly government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($6.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($250.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($135.14)
    Highways: $1,000 ($6.76)
  • Tax - NEC: $6,000 ($40.54)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($6.76)

Waverly government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($520.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($506.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($13.51)

Waverly government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($47.30)

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, AL  1.64% ($32,711 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  1.16% ($23,978)
from Coweta County, GA  0.57% ($29,206)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, AL  1.81% ($30,061 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  1.39% ($26,006)
to Randolph County, AL  0.31% ($28,108)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waverly:

  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAUD (1230 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZMG (910 AM; 1 kW; PEPPERELL, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waverly:

  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WEGL (91.1 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUBURN UNIVERSITY)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waverly:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Waverly fatal accident list:

Jun 16, 1979 11:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waverly)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waverly)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 19276 , Serial Number: 15074295, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1973
    Registrant (Individual): William H Iii Lacy, 2636 Lee Road 76, Waverly, AL 36879
  • Aircraft: SKOROST RUSIJOS FEDERACIJA YAK 50 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 202JC , Serial Number: 750407, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): K L M Investments Inc, 61 Lee Road 79, Waverly, AL 36879

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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