Waverly, Missouri

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Waverly, Missouri
City
Location of Waverly, Missouri
Location of Waverly, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°12′29″N 93°31′14″W / 39.20806°N 93.52056°W / 39.20806; -93.52056Coordinates: 39°12′29″N 93°31′14″W / 39.20806°N 93.52056°W / 39.20806; -93.52056
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lafayette
Area[1]
 • Total 1.42 sq mi (3.68 km2)
 • Land 1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 849
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 832
 • Density 600/sq mi (230/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64096
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-77866[4]
GNIS feature ID 0730245[5]

Waverly is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 849 at the 2010 census.

It is the location of Baltimore Bend Winery, one of the many excellent small wineries established in the state since the 1960s. The Waverly Bridge over the Missouri River is located near here.

History[edit]

Waverly was founded in the 1840s.[6] The community was named after Waverly, Illinois, the native home of an early settler.[7] A post office called Waverly has been in operation since 1854.[8]

The Napoleon Buck House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[9]

Geography[edit]

Waverly is located at 39°12′29″N 93°31′14″W / 39.20806°N 93.52056°W / 39.20806; -93.52056 (39.208082, -93.520559).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.42 square miles (3.68 km2), of which, 1.26 square miles (3.26 km2) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 887
1880 930 4.8%
1890 826 −11.2%
1900 722 −12.6%
1910 777 7.6%
1920 810 4.2%
1930 941 16.2%
1940 876 −6.9%
1950 809 −7.6%
1960 837 3.5%
1970 827 −1.2%
1980 941 13.8%
1990 837 −11.1%
2000 806 −3.7%
2010 849 5.3%
Est. 2016 832 [3] −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 849 people, 317 households, and 215 families residing in the city. The population density was 673.8 inhabitants per square mile (260.2/km2). There were 362 housing units at an average density of 287.3 per square mile (110.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.5% White, 2.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.1% of the population.

There were 317 households of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 40.6 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 806 people, 314 households, and 204 families residing in the city. The population density was 806.8 people per square mile (311.2/km²). There were 369 housing units at an average density of 369.4 per square mile (142.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.15% White, 0.74% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.

There were 314 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,806, and the median income for a family was $43,654. Males had a median income of $30,729 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,066. About 7.1% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  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. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 184. 
  7. ^ "Lafayette County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  9. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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