Waverly, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 23,925. Population change since 2000: +47.7%
Males: 11,436  (47.8%)
Females: 12,489  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48917.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,016 (it was $51,148 in 2000)
Waverly:

$57,016
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,091 (it was $26,867 in 2000)

Waverly CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $134,117 (it was $126,500 in 2000)
Waverly:

$134,117
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $155,815; Detached houses: $154,257; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,395; In 2-unit structures: $164,878; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $663,421; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,572; Mobile homes: $24,767

Median gross rent in 2012: $765.

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  • White alone - 18,251 (74.3%)
  • Black alone - 2,728 (11.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,803 (7.3%)
  • Asian alone - 979 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 676 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 96 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 34 (0.1%)

Races in Waverly detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waverly: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (11.2%), English (11.0%), Polish (4.1%), Dutch (4.0%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.69 square miles.

Population density: 4,203 people per square mile   (average).

Waverly,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Waverly:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waverly CDP:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

1,705 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This place:  6.9%
Michigan:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,908 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,677 (1.9%)

Waverly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lansing, MI (3.7 miles , pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (81.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (168.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Edgemont Park, MI (1.2 miles ), Lansing, MI (1.9 miles ), Grand Ledge, MI (2.5 miles ), Dimondale, MI (2.6 miles ), East Lansing, MI (2.7 miles ), De Witt, MI (2.7 miles ), Wacousta, MI (2.7 miles ), Holt, MI (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.74 N, Longitude: 84.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -890 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,155 (17.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 517

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

6.5%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)
  • Child care workers (3%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Work and jobs in Waverly: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waverly, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waverly-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Waverly place center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 15.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waverly-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.3 miles away from Waverly center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 342.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 315.6 miles away from Waverly center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.2 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 Eaton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waverly topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waverly:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - LANSING WEST (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • HOSPICE ADVANTAGE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • TENDERCARE WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • ACTIVE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • SPARROW DIALYSIS - ST LAWRENCE CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • SPARROW HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • SPARROW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LANSING, MI)

Amtrak station near Waverly:

  • 7 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waverly:

  • Lansing Community College (about 4 miles; Lansing, MI; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 8 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 29 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 38 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 40 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Jackson College (about 42 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Davenport University (about 47 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)

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Notable location: Delta Township Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Lansing Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waverly include: Saint Davids Church (A), West Lansing Church of Christ (B), Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), New Covenant Christian Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), United Church of God (F), Bretton Woods Covenant Church (G), Saint Gerard Church (H), Grace Brethren Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waverly include: Sharp Park (1), Delta Mills Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Eaton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.1. This is about average.

City:

79.1
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.64
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for American Indian residents, 3.8% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Waverly in 2010:

  • 130 people in college/university student housing
  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Waverly in 2000:

  • 128 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Waverly compared to Michigan state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage 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:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waverly CDP (based on Eaton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.33%
Here: 30.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents27.3%25.3%11.9%4.2%3.7%
Congregations8.9%6.3%19.0%5.1%6.3%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%3.3%2.6%2.6%15.9%
Congregations3.8%2.5%2.5%3.8%41.8%
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: 11
Eaton County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Eaton County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Eaton County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Eaton County:

30.5%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

13.4%

7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Eaton County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ingham County, MI  3.09% ($32,402 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MI  0.52% ($34,049)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.29% ($31,312)


7.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Eaton County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ingham County, MI  2.94% ($29,775 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MI  0.47% ($50,019)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.25% ($26,954)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waverly:

  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJIM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLA (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DIMONDALE, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WVFN (730 AM; 1 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waverly:

  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WLNZ (89.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • W284AH (104.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Waverly:

  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Vera H Pennington, 34233 38th Avenue (Lat: 42.284000 Lon: -85.882611), Type: 59.2, Overall height: 59.2 m
    Registrant: 7034334000, , 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Kyle B Entz, 34233 38th Avenue (Lat: 42.284000 Lon: -85.882611), Type: 59.2, Overall height: 59.2 m
    Registrant: 7034334000, , 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED67$115,70446$96,133239$126,37229$30,00413$79,247
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$109,5006$97,79318$138,4102$25,0001$89,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$112,3746$116,66762$141,97811$39,3750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$112,5002$132,65544$114,6967$36,5771$135,270
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$108,0002$94,50013$179,9391$7,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.02, 0201.03, 0201.04, 0202.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$124,3171$253,5800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$99,0002$200,7900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$120,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$86,0001$86,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$45,0001$187,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.02, 0201.03, 0201.04, 0202.01

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