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Waverly
  • Suburb of Lansing, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Waverly is a suburb of Lansing with a population of 24,050. Waverly is in Eaton County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Waverly offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Waverly there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Waverly and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Waverly are above average.

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About Waverly...
Population
24,050

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$956
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Waverly

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,930
National
$64,994

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