Waverly, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 395.
Males: 159  (40.3%)
Females: 236  (59.7%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26184.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,115
Waverly:

$44,115
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,341

Waverly CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,700
Waverly:

$130,700
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $232,658; detached houses: $223,730

Median gross rent in 2017: $855.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waverly: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.6%
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  • Races in Waverly, WV (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Waverly, West Virginia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waverly is 27 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (42.0%), English (18.2%), French (9.1%), Irish (9.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 621 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $715 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,872 (2.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Waverly, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waverly, WV in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.74
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3

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 Waverly 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 the city 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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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Waverly:

Marital status in Waverly, WV
  • Never married: 11.8%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

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%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waverly, WV (based on Wood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
West Virginia:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wood 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%
West Virginia:

13.1%

3.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, OH  0.82% ($38,530 average AGI)
from Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($37,250)
from Wirt County, WV  0.14% ($27,915)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, OH  1.00% ($38,973 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.14% ($29,489)
to Wirt County, WV  0.14% ($65,578)

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 count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count3480
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5020
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1096
  • Fatalities3876
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents8421
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents205
See more detailed statistics of Waverly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • $3,000,000Total costs
  • 10,253Total average daily traffic
  • 832Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,076Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2003, Registrant: County Of Wood, 911 Core Road, Parkersburg, WV 26104, Phone: (304) 420-0911

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 69263A, Route 1 Box 110a (310917 / Petroleum Wv 1) (Lat: 39.259139 Lon: -81.276778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WRCK205, Licensee ID: L01689727,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 10/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/23/2028, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter D Mercer, Po Box 231, Waverly, WV 26184, Other Owners: Linda J Mercer

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 22 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Waverly, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waverly, WV
    • 7849.4%Structure Fires
    • 5836.7%Outside Fires
    • 2012.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waverly, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waverly, WV
  • 74.2%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 10.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waverly, WV
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity


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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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