Waverly, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waverly, Florida - Basic Facts

The Waverly Census Designated Place had a population of 826 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 Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 27.9853 and longitude -81.6253 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Waverly Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Waverly Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402989) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Waverly Census Designated Place is located within Haines City CCD of Polk 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.

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


Total Population 826
Daytime Population: Workers 295
Daytime Population: Residents 491
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 786
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 631
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 552
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $33,401
Average Household Income $42,123
Per Capita Income $17,685


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $92,500
Average Home Value $106,477


Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 215
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 1.03% 1.09%
Households 0.98% 1.04%
Families 0.59% 0.91%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Waverly, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 771 16th
Population Density # 699 24th
Diversity Index # 247 73rd
Median Household Income # 804 13th
Per Capita Income # 780 15th

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