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Waverly, New York - Basic Facts

Waverly is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Waverly.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tioga County at latitude 42.0104 and longitude -76.5272. Tioga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 817 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Waverly (see map) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waverly: Villemont.

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Waverly, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,467
Population in Households 4,274
Population in Familes 3,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 1,948
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,905
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,039 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 866 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $105,040
Average Home Value $117,356


Median Household Income $38,831
Average Household Income $46,998
Per Capita Income $20,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% -0.05%
Households 0.41% 0.03%
Families 0.43% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Waverly, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 376 68th
Population Density1 # 428 64th
Diversity Index2 # 1020 14th
Median Household Income # 1080 9th
Per Capita Income # 1064 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.