Waverly, Minnesota

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Waverly is a city in Wright County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 732 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (46.50%) is water.

U.S. Route 12 serves as a main route in the community.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 732 people, 284 households, and 197 families residing in the city. The population density was 879.9 people per square mile (340.5/km²). There were 332 housing units at an average density of 399.1/sq mi (154.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.18% White, 0.14% African American, 0.27% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 284 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 35.1% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $52,000, and the median income for a family was $57,750. Males had a median income of $39,917 versus $25,815 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,552. About 1.1% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives

Hubert Humphrey, Vice President of the United States

The elementary school in town is named after Vice President Hubert H Humphrey.


External links

Albertville | Annandale | Buffalo | Clearwater‡ | Cokato | Dayton‡ | Delano | Hanover‡ | Howard Lake | Maple Lake | Monticello | Montrose | Otsego | Rockford‡ | St. Michael | South Haven | Waverly

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