|— Town —|
Location of Waveland in the state of Indiana
|- Total||0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|- Land||0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)|
|- Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
|- Density||1,151.6/sq mi (444.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0445564|
Waveland is located at .(39.878330, -87.042937)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 416 people, 168 households, and 115 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,151.6 people per square mile (446.2/km²). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 537.0/sq mi (208.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.36% White, 2.16% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.
There were 168 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $43,036, and
the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median
income of $37,250 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita
income for the town was $17,970. About 1.6% of families and
2.9% of the population were below the poverty line,
including 6.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or