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Waverly, Iowa

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Waverly is a city located in Bremer County, Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,968. It is the county seat of Bremer CountyTemplate:GR. Waverly is the home of Wartburg College.

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Geography

Location of Waverly, Iowa

Waverly is located at 42°43'36" North, 92°28'31" West (42.726530, -92.475366)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.7 km² (11.5 mi²). 28.9 km² (11.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.70% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 8,968 people, 3,238 households, and 2,143 families residing in the city. The population density is 310.3/km² (803.4/mi²). There are 3,394 housing units at an average density of 117.4/km² (304.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.11% White, 1.05% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,238 households out of which 30.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% are non-families. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.90.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 20.4% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $39,587, and the median income for a family is $52,656. Males have a median income of $36,369 versus $22,031 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,285. 6.3% of the population and 2.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.0% of those under the age of 18 and 5.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Notable natives

  • John Pudwill, Best Disc Golfer From Waverly and State Punt, Pass and Kick Champion in 1992
  • Nathan Johnson, Second Best Disc Golfer From Waverly

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