Waverly, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 395.
Males: 156  (39.6%)
Females: 239  (60.4%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 26184.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,655
Waverly:

$48,655
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,667

Waverly CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,500
Waverly:

$121,500
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $215,114; Detached houses: $207,038

Median gross rent in 2016: $805.

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  • Races in Waverly, WV (2010)

    Waverly races chart
    • 38296.7%White alone
    • 61.5%Hispanic
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 30.8%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waverly: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (38.8%), English (16.5%), French (8.2%), Irish (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 621 feet

Waverly,WV real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Waverly:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%

For population 15 years and over in Waverly CDP:

  • Never married: 11.7%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 28.9%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Waverly, West Virginia as of March 19, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Waverly to the number of sex offenders is 24 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $645 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,481 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (69.7 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (96.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (335.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Reno, OH (1.6 miles ), Williamstown, WV (2.4 miles ), Boaz, WV (2.5 miles ), Marietta, OH (2.6 miles ), Belmont, WV (2.7 miles ), North Hills, WV (2.7 miles ), Vienna, WV (3.0 miles ), Parkersburg, WV (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 81.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Waverly household income distribution Waverly home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (56%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (56%)
  • Community and social service occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (31%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Waverly-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 56.8 miles away from the Waverly place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 157.7 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 158.9 miles away from Waverly center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 157.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 179.0 miles away from Waverly center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 150.8 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 Wood County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Waverly:

  • DAVITA - MARIETTA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • VENCARE HOSPICE - MARIETTA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • FMC - DIALYSIS SPECIALISTS OF MARIETTA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • CAREHAVEN OF PLEASANTS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELMONT, WV)
  • HARMAR PLACE REHAB AND EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/HILLCREST GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)

College/University in Waverly:

  • Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center (Full-time enrollment: 211; Location: 147 Saddle Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.meredithmanor.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waverly:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 11 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 46 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Muskingum University (about 50 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 56 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Fairmont State University (about 66 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia State University (about 70 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)

Public elementary/middle school in Waverly:

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Notable locations in Waverly: James Lane (A), Waverly Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bull Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Mountwood Park (Tours & Charters; U S Route 50 East).

Wood 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 2013 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.53
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
West Virginia average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,36095
Evangelical Protestant13,62379
Catholic4,4444
Other1,0685
Black Protestant241
None47,437-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Wood County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Wood County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Wood County:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

29.3%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

13.1%

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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 Washington County, OH  0.70% ($28,961 average AGI)
from Ritchie County, WV  0.19% ($20,311)
from Jackson County, WV  0.16% ($31,189)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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 Washington County, OH  0.79% ($30,494 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.16% ($32,245)
to Jackson County, WV  0.14% ($28,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waverly:

  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOA (1490 AM; 1 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waverly:

  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • W300AQ (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WMRT (88.3 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WCMO (98.5 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • WVVP-LP (96.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Waverly:

  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W26AL (Channel 26; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • Waverly, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count64
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents94
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons21
  • Fatalities70
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents165
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6
See more detailed statistics of Waverly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 7,700Total average daily traffic
  • 616Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,800Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5 Mi Up Laurel Creek Rd Off Old Rt 2n (Lat: 39.277306 Lon: -81.410667), Call Sign: KYC227, Licensee ID: L00100437
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1000 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2003Registrant: County Of Wood, 911 Core Road, Parkersburg, WV 26104, Phone: (304) 420-0911

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BURROUGHS CHARLES J AVID MARK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 396JB , Serial Number: 1529D, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Burroughs, Po Box 206, Waverly, WV 26184
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43024 , Serial Number: 6683, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 206, Waverly, WV 26184
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5939T , Serial Number: 15060639, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter D Mercer, Po Box 231, Waverly, WV 26184, Other Owners: Linda J Mercer

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Waverly compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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