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Waverly, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Waverly Census Designated Place had a population of 36 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 South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waverly is located at latitude 44.9987 and longitude -96.9741 in Codington County. The formal boundaries for the Waverly Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Codington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,988 feet.

The Waverly Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628853) 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.

The Waverly Census Designated Place is located within Township of Waverly, a minor civil division (MCD) of Codington 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, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 16
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 36
Population in Familes 30
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,611
Average Household Income $84,832
Per Capita Income $28,809


Total Housing Units 19 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $135,000


Total Households 13
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 9
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 -0.38% -0.56%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.73% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.09%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Waverly, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waverly to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota 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 # 353 10th
Population Density # 359 8th
Diversity Index # 250 36th
Median Household Income # 170 57th
Per Capita Income # 153 61st

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