Waverly Hall is a town in Harris County, Georgia. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 709 at the 2000 census.
|Waverly Hall, Georgia|
The Waverly Hall Government & Arts Building
Location in Harris County and the state of Georgia
It is known for the Village Green walking trail that is found in the center of town. Built on the railway bed that once ran through town, various local businesses and restaurants, as well as the Waverly Hall Community Building are found alongside of the Village Green area. The town of Waverly Hall purchased a small area near the walking track and established a children's playground. The playground was dedicated and named in honor of Wallace E. "Moses" Marriner a former Police Chief of the Waverly Hall Police Department.
As of the census of 2000, there were 709 people, 249 households, and 176 families residing in the town. Thepopulation density was 211.2 people per square mile (81.5/km²). There were 267 housing units at an average density of 79.5 per square mile (30.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 50.92% White, 47.53% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.
There were 249 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% weremarried couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 78.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $30,250, and the median income for a family was $36,458. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $16,923 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,388. About 20.7% of families and 26.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.9% of those under age 18 and 21.6% of those age 65 or over.