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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Waverly is a town in Illinois with a population of 1,286. Waverly is in Morgan County. Living in Waverly offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Waverly and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Waverly are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$78,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$688
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    245.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    655.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    51%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Waverly

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,179
National
$55,322
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Waverly Reviews

1 review
Waverly is a very small, tight-knit community. It is very rural. You know almost everyone that lives here. It is easy to connect with friends because you live very close to each other. It can be hard to find things to do because the closest city is 30 minutes away.
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