Waverly, VA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 2,309. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,176 (-5.8% change)
Males: 1,082 (46.9%), Females: 1,227 (53.1%)

Zip codes: 23890.

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $33,698
Median house value: $73,000

Races in Waverly:

  • Black (61.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.0%), English (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), German (2.4%), Irish (2.3%).

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waverly

  • High school or higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waverly town

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waverly:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waverly:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 43 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 52 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waverly:

  • WAKEFIELD MUNI (about 8 miles; WAKEFIELD, VA; Abbreviation: AKQ)
  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 26 miles; CHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: 2G6)
  • FRANKLIN MUNI-JOHN BEVERLY ROSE (about 28 miles; FRANKLIN, VA; Abbreviation: FKN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waverly:

  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 31 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 44 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
Private high school in Waverly:

  • FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 6884 GEORGETOWN RD; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Waverly:

  • ANNIE B. JACKSON ELEM. (Students: 186; Location: 408 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: 03 – 05)