Waverly, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waverly, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Waverly Census Designated Place had a population of 518 as of July 1, 2017. Waverly ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 41.5276 and longitude -75.703 in Lackawanna County. The formal boundaries for the Waverly Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lackawanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

The Waverly Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630046) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Waverly Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Lackawanna County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waverly population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waverly: Waverly Boro.

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Waverly, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 518
Daytime Population: Workers 224
Daytime Population: Residents 279
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 503
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 471
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 331
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $135,733
Average Household Income $212,820
Per Capita Income $77,219


Total Housing Units 252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $398,485
Average Home Value $437,853


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.1% -1.15%
Households -2.15% -1.17%
Families -2.18% -1.18%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Waverly, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1302 26th
Population Density # 1566 11th
Diversity Index # 523 70th
Median Household Income # 9 100th
Per Capita Income # 7 100th

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