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Waverly is a city in Bremer County, in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community is believed named for Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novels

The latitude of Waverly is 42.725N. The longitude is -92.475W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,075.


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Median household income
Local
$39,587
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waverly demographic reports
Waverly is on the Cedar River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Bremer County Fair - July 31, Aug. 5, 2007
  • Waverly Heritage Days - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Waverly web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Waverly Rail Trail
Historic sites and museums: Waverly House
Colleges and universities: Wartburg College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

47% of Waverly residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waverly ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waverly was $18,285, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Waverly residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waverly, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.


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Libraries in Waverly include Waverly Public Library ... View libraries

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Bremer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waverly political report.

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The average commute time for Waverly workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Waverly include Americas Best Value Inn, Amerihost, Super 8.

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