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Waverly is an unincorporated community located in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a Census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes and has no legal status as a municipality. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 16,194.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,194 people, 6,866 households, and 4,304 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 1,098.9/km² (2,845.1/mi²). There are 7,130 housing units at an average density of 483.8/km² (1,252.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 81.33% White, 10.70% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 3.37% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and 2.64% from two or more races. 4.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 6,866 households out of which 29.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% are married couples living together, 10.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% are non-families. 30.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.96.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $51,148, and the median income for a family is $64,248. Males have a median income of $49,375 versus $32,064 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $26,867. 5.8% of the population and 4.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.7% of those under the age of 18 and 6.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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