Latest Data (2018)
Population 16,181
Nationwide Rank 2167

Quick Facts

Waxhaw, North Carolina is the 2,167th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Waxhaw, North Carolina is a town.

Waxhaw, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Waxhaw had its largest population ever.

Waxhaw, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Waxhaw, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2157 Mount Clemens, Michigan 16,253 -6.1%
2158 Kaukauna, Wisconsin 16,246 24.0%
2159 Shelbyville, Kentucky 16,246 59.2%
2160 Aurora, Ohio 16,230 18.8%
2161 Lake St. Louis, Missouri 16,230 58.5%
2162 Center Point, Alabama 16,222 1.9%
2163 Morton, Illinois 16,218 4.9%
2164 Bridgeview, Illinois 16,187 5.5%
2165 Beckley, West Virginia 16,183 -6.4%
2166 Uvalde, Texas 16,181 1.8%
2167 Waxhaw, North Carolina 16,181 424.6%
2168 Ukiah, California 16,177 4.2%
2169 Mount Holly, North Carolina 16,135 66.7%
2170 Sulphur Springs, Texas 16,134 9.9%
2171 Opelousas, Louisiana 16,126 -29.2%
2172 Lebanon, Indiana 16,117 12.1%
2173 Crawfordsville, Indiana 16,114 6.4%
2174 Sikeston, Missouri 16,108 -5.0%
2175 Albemarle, North Carolina 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg, North Carolina 16,075 242.3%
2177 Indianola, Iowa 16,071 21.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1252 Garner 30,502 61.9%
1270 New Bern 30,113 29.4%
1277 Sanford 29,917 27.5%
1283 Cornelius 29,748 109.9%
1304 Fuquay-Varina 29,200 256.1%
1372 Morrisville 27,453 393.0%
1388 Mint Hill 27,169 57.2%
1400 Statesville 27,042 14.9%
1421 Thomasville 26,635 8.6%
1461 Asheboro 25,844 16.3%
1529 Kernersville 24,767 31.3%
1648 Clayton 22,850 165.8%
1687 Leland 22,070 435.2%
1740 Carrboro 21,314 20.3%
1771 Lumberton 20,840 -1.3%
1790 Clemmons 20,563 29.9%
1812 Havelock 20,232 -9.9%
1824 Kinston 20,083 -15.6%
1832 Shelby 20,038 -3.8%
1867 Boone 19,562 44.5%
1914 Lexington 18,917 -5.0%
1991 Lenoir 17,938 -1.0%
2038 Elizabeth City 17,558 1.8%
2049 Knightdale 17,423 176.0%
2121 Morganton 16,555 -4.9%
2149 Pinehurst 16,320 66.3%
2167 Waxhaw 16,181 424.6%
2169 Mount Holly 16,135 66.7%
2175 Albemarle 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg 16,075 242.3%
2199 Stallings 15,892 120.5%
2208 Hope Mills 15,800 29.6%
2228 Mebane 15,589 104.0%
2275 Graham 15,086 14.0%
2281 Laurinburg 15,033 -5.8%
2288 Henderson 14,936 -8.6%
2295 Eden 14,870 -6.1%
2331 Roanoke Rapids 14,495 -14.6%
2362 Southern Pines 14,277 28.4%
2377 Hendersonville 14,107 23.3%
2392 Reidsville 14,013 -4.3%
2395 Lewisville 13,999 19.4%
2518 Newton 13,129 3.2%
2554 Davidson 12,921 77.9%
2590 Smithfield 12,669 14.7%
2614 Belmont 12,495 40.4%
2704 Spring Lake 12,005 -3.9%
2725 Elon 11,851 73.8%
2788 Archdale 11,502 26.4%
2827 Summerfield 11,278 64.0%
2879 Weddington 10,949 61.6%
2880 Lincolnton 10,945 8.3%
2883 Kings Mountain 10,933 6.2%
2900 Tarboro 10,844 -3.3%
3028 Mount Airy 10,260 -5.6%
3058 Waynesville 10,112 5.5%
3113 Winterville 9,845 102.4%
3142 Dunn 9,718 4.5%
3160 Morehead City 9,600 21.7%
3168 Washington 9,536 -1.9%
3283 Wesley Chapel 8,984 234.8%
3310 Pineville 8,897 47.0%
3330 Oxford 8,807 4.6%
3342 Rockingham 8,776 -8.1%
3415 Clinton 8,529 -1.0%
3454 Conover 8,400 24.3%
3473 Fletcher 8,333 96.3%
3485 Roxboro 8,303 -4.6%
3532 Siler City 8,205 15.6%
3546 Black Mountain 8,148 8.0%
3556 Rolesville 8,111 719.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 16,181 2,167
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