Waverly, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Waverly, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Waverly had a population of 3,902 as of July 1, 2018. Waverly ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 40.911 and longitude -96.5341 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waverly (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,122 feet.

The City of Waverly (GNIS ID: 2397229) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Waverly is located within Waverly Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

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Waverly, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,902
Population in Households 3,848
Population in Familes 3,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 1,668
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $81,587
Average Household Income $105,895
Per Capita Income $37,962


Total Housing Units 1,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,052 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $183,202
Average Home Value $209,654


Total Households 1,320
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,036
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.14% 1.75%
Households 2.09% 1.71%
Families 1.68% 1.61%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Waverly, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 93rd
Population Density # 76 87th
Diversity Index # 444 25th
Median Household Income # 23 96th
Per Capita Income # 29 95th

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