Waverly, Washington

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Population in 2013: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 56  (53.8%)
Females: 50  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip code: 99039

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,993 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Waverly:

$53,993
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,048 (it was $15,072 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,330 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Waverly:

$97,330
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $131,364; Detached houses: $155,758; Mobile homes: $58,182
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Waverly races chart
  • White alone - 103 (97.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waverly: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.1%), Irish (29.8%), English (7.9%), Scottish (5.3%), Swedish (2.6%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 2390 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 262 people per square mile   (very low).

Waverly, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Waverly:

  • High school or higher: 100.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waverly town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,125 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.7%)

Waverly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (23.1 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (231.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (918.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fairfield, WA (2.0 miles ), Latah, WA (2.3 miles) , Rockford, WA (3.0 miles ), Spangle, WA (3.1 miles ), Rosalia, WA (3.1 miles ), Tekoa, WA (3.3 miles ), Malden, WA (3.7 miles ), Valleyford, WA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 47.34 N, Longitude: 117.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Waverly household income distribution Waverly home values distribution

Property values in Waverly, WA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+19.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (23%)
  • Registered nurses (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Life and physical scientists (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Customer service representatives (12%)

Average climate in Waverly, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Waverly-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 369.6 miles away from Waverly center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 252.0 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from Waverly center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 473.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spokane County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waverly topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Waverly:

  • FAIRFIELD GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FAIRFIELD, WA)
  • TEKOA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TEKOA, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waverly:

  • Eastern Washington University (about 20 miles; Cheney, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Community College (about 24 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 25 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 26 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Whitworth University (about 30 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • North Idaho College (about 31 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 43 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

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Notable location: Spokane County Fire District 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Spokane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 57.6. This is better than average.

City:

57.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.30

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.8%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Waverly compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below 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 (85%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.11%
Here: 36.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.9%9.4%7.1%5.7%5.3%
Congregations8.4%12.3%6.8%5.2%5.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.9%2.9%21.1%
Congregations1.9%5.8%2.9%4.9%45.8%
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: 82
Spokane County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Spokane County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Spokane County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spokane County:

27.2%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

13.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,240
Water Supply 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,290

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($707.55)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($226.42)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($94.34)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($66.04)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($47.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($18.87)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($18.87)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($9.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($264.15)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($254.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($198.11)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $68,000 ($641.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($56.60)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($28.30)
    Rents: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($235.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($254.72)
    All Other: $1,000 ($9.43)
    General Support: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($75.47)
    Total General Sales: $6,000 ($56.60)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $115,000 ($1084.91)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($953 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.35% ($41,868 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.30% ($35,118)
from Stevens County, WA  0.25% ($29,833)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($556 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.46% ($36,196 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.36% ($35,279)
to Stevens County, WA  0.21% ($35,777)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waverly:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waverly:

  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waverly:

  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,092
Total average daily truck traffic: 261
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,572

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Plaza Rd 1.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 47.338222 Lon: -117.251028), Call Sign: KBI308, Licensee ID: L00091410
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2002, Expiration Date: 06/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2012
    Registrant: Earl M Clausen, Box 157, Waverly, WA 99039, Phone: (509) 283-2330

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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