Waverly, Kansas

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Waverly, Kansas
City
Location of Waverly, Kansas
Location of Waverly, Kansas
Coordinates: 38°23′41″N 95°36′8″W / 38.39472°N 95.60222°W / 38.39472; -95.60222Coordinates: 38°23′41″N 95°36′8″W / 38.39472°N 95.60222°W / 38.39472; -95.60222
Country United States
State Kansas
County Coffey
Area[1]
 • Total 0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)
 • Land 0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 592
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 578
 • Density 822.2/sq mi (317.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66871
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-76050[4]
GNIS feature ID 0477570[5]

Waverly is a city in Coffey County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 592.[6]

History[edit]

Waverly was founded in 1878.[7] It was named by a pioneer settler for his hometown of Waverly, Indiana.[8]

The first post office in Waverly was established on June 10, 1878.[9]

Geography[edit]

Waverly is located at 38°23′41″N 95°36′08″W / 38.394745°N 95.602354°W / 38.394745; -95.602354 (38.394745, -95.602354).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2), of which 0.72 square miles (1.86 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Waverly has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[11]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 618
2000 589 −4.7%
2010 592 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 592 people, 229 households, and 147 families residing in the city. The population density was 822.2 inhabitants per square mile (317.5 /km2). There were 274 housing units at an average density of 380.6 per square mile (147.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 229 households of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 39.2 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.6% male and 55.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 589 people, 233 households, and 147 families residing in the city. The population density was 756.9 people per square mile (291.6/km2). There were 262 housing units at an average density of 336.7 per square mile (129.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.45% White, 0.85% Native American, 0.68% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.70% of the population.

There were 233 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,844, and the median income for a family was $38,472. Males had a median income of $30,446 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,733. About 4.1% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 165. 
  8. ^ Heim, Michael (2007). Exploring Kansas Highways. p. 8. 
  9. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Waverly, Kansas

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