For population 25 years and over in Waverly:
For population 15 years and over in Waverly town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $704 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (33.6 miles , pop. 63,677).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (47.3 miles , pop. 234,403).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (230.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wakefield, VA (2.7 miles ), Dendron, VA (3.0 miles ), Ivor, VA (3.7 miles ), Claremont, VA (3.9 miles ), Surry, VA (4.0 miles ), Stony Creek, VA (4.2 miles ), Fort Lee, VA (4.5 miles ), Petersburg, VA (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 37.03 N, Longitude: 77.10 W
Area code: 804
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Crime rate in Waverly detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+3.4%).
Work and jobs in Waverly: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Waverly, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Waverly-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Waverly town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Waverly-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from Waverly center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Waverly center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waverly:
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Public elementary/middle school in Waverly:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.8%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
29 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Waverly compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Waverly (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Waverly (based on Sussex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,300 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,371 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Waverly fatal accident list:
Oct 4, 1989 06:52 PM, Rt1012, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 1986 04:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 21, 1981 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 1979 00:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1975 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 28, 1975 02:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waverly)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waverly, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Waverly, VA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.