Waverly is a small city located roughly 35 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. As of 2017, 1400 people called the city home. Overall, Waverly measures roughly 2.5 square miles, including Waverly Lake.
Median household income in Waverly, MN, was reported to be nearly $85000 at that time.
By the mid-19th century, the territory surrounding Waverly was formed into Wright County. Due to the presence of settlers in the area, borders were adjusted accordingly and the population soon began to grow.
With its lakes and the nearby Crow River, the area was ideal for the sawmill and grist mill that were built in 1856. Soon thereafter, 300 acres were platted. By 1869, the Great Northern Railway arrived. Waverly was incorporated as a village in 1881 and, by the turn of the 20th century, the community was officially listed as Waverly.
Waverly's homes are largely located in the center of the city, between U.S. Highway 12 and Waverly Lake. Newly built homes are on the market for roughly $250000 and less.
In 2017, the city's median property value was $180000.
A total of 10 public schools serve Waverly, MN. According to Niche.com, the city ranks among the top 25 percent of places with the lowest cost of living in the state, and the city has become increasingly family-oriented.
All schools serving Waverly have a reputation for being better than average.
Among the most attractive destinations in the city is Waverly Waterfront Park, which is located in proximity to a handful of restaurants, shops and taverns. The park features a beach popular among swimmers and boaters alike.
A peaceful walk through the quiet city is perfect for any clear day, and a point to watch a sunset can be found practically anywhere throughout Waverly.
Niche.com also ranked the city among the top 25 percent of best places to buy a house in the state.
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