Latest Data (2017)
Population 15,147
Nationwide Rank 2262

Quick Facts

Waxhaw, North Carolina is the 2,262nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Waxhaw, North Carolina is a town.

Waxhaw, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Waxhaw had its largest population ever.

Waxhaw, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 100% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Waxhaw, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2252 Zephyrhills, Florida 15,247 34.5%
2253 Ramsey, New Jersey 15,242 6.0%
2254 Front Royal, Virginia 15,239 11.8%
2255 Kenmore, New York 15,217 -7.1%
2256 Dixon, Illinois 15,202 -5.0%
2257 Depew, New York 15,193 -8.3%
2258 Weston, Wisconsin 15,167 25.0%
2259 Laurinburg, North Carolina 15,156 -5.0%
2260 Lakeway, Texas 15,154 85.4%
2261 West Park, Florida 15,153 6.5%
2262 Waxhaw, North Carolina 15,147 391.1%
2263 Callaway, Florida 15,144 5.7%
2264 Newton, Iowa 15,109 -3.1%
2265 McFarland, California 15,093 53.5%
2266 Clearlake, California 15,066 14.2%
2267 Hartford, Wisconsin 15,064 35.5%
2268 Longwood, Florida 15,061 8.7%
2269 Vandalia, Ohio 15,053 2.9%
2270 Powder Springs, Georgia 15,052 16.6%
2271 Eden, North Carolina 15,041 -5.1%
2272 Newport, Kentucky 15,033 -11.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1282 New Bern 29,590 27.1%
1293 Sanford 29,313 24.9%
1297 Cornelius 29,191 105.9%
1309 Garner 28,858 53.2%
1347 Fuquay-Varina 27,906 240.4%
1399 Mint Hill 26,748 54.8%
1408 Statesville 26,657 13.2%
1411 Thomasville 26,615 8.5%
1423 Morrisville 26,461 375.2%
1451 Asheboro 25,863 16.4%
1546 Kernersville 24,386 29.3%
1709 Carrboro 21,544 21.6%
1717 Clayton 21,405 149.0%
1741 Lumberton 21,040 -0.3%
1782 Kinston 20,509 -13.8%
1792 Clemmons 20,420 29.0%
1818 Shelby 20,018 -3.9%
1820 Havelock 20,008 -10.9%
1823 Leland 19,976 384.5%
1884 Boone 19,205 41.9%
1919 Lexington 18,775 -5.7%
1988 Lenoir 17,943 -1.0%
2007 Elizabeth City 17,756 2.9%
2114 Morganton 16,519 -5.1%
2159 Hope Mills 16,135 32.3%
2171 Pinehurst 16,028 63.4%
2179 Albemarle 15,977 -0.2%
2187 Knightdale 15,849 151.0%
2197 Harrisburg 15,728 234.9%
2206 Stallings 15,647 117.1%
2210 Mount Holly 15,635 61.5%
2259 Laurinburg 15,156 -5.0%
2262 Waxhaw 15,147 391.1%
2271 Eden 15,041 -5.1%
2274 Mebane 14,973 95.9%
2290 Henderson 14,852 -9.1%
2292 Graham 14,814 11.9%
2294 Roanoke Rapids 14,787 -12.9%
2370 Southern Pines 14,029 26.2%
2386 Hendersonville 13,954 21.9%
2393 Lewisville 13,913 18.6%
2401 Reidsville 13,857 -5.4%
2509 Newton 13,098 3.0%
2580 Davidson 12,684 74.7%
2593 Spring Lake 12,580 0.6%
2636 Smithfield 12,309 11.5%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%
3309 Rockingham 8,846 -7.4%
3311 Wesley Chapel 8,841 229.5%
3338 Oxford 8,752 3.9%
3340 Pineville 8,746 44.5%
3398 Clinton 8,539 -0.9%
3444 Conover 8,368 23.8%
3479 Roxboro 8,290 -4.8%
3500 Fletcher 8,233 93.9%
3510 Siler City 8,190 15.4%
3530 Black Mountain 8,150 8.0%
3611 Brevard 7,890 15.8%
3648 Oak Island 7,789 16.8%
3654 Butner 7,778 20.5%
3690 Rolesville 7,666 674.3%
3698 Marion 7,640 11.2%
3704 Aberdeen 7,625 116.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 15,147 2,262
2016 14,194 2,350
2015 13,495 2,441
2014 12,750 2,539
2013 11,295 2,756
2012 10,334 2,937
2011 10,064 2,973
2010 9,859 3,002
2009 4,217 5,070
2008 4,098 5,127
2007 3,950 5,219
2006 3,750 5,329
2005 3,563 5,441
2004 3,425 5,542
2003 3,317 5,624
2002 3,247 5,670
2001 3,143 5,750
2000 3,084 5,786
1990 1,553 7,941