Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,971
Nationwide Rank 3065

Quick Facts

Waynesville, North Carolina is the 3,065th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Waynesville, North Carolina is a town.

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

Waynesville, North Carolina's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waynesville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3055 Fulshear, Texas 10,044 1262.8%
3056 Bel Air, Maryland 10,037 2.1%
3057 Galion, Ohio 10,032 -13.5%
3058 Bluffton, Indiana 10,030 4.9%
3059 EspaƱola, New Mexico 10,029
3060 Lexington, Nebraska 10,024 0.0%
3061 Jennings, Louisiana 10,002 -8.6%
3062 Alpena, Michigan 9,997 -11.4%
3063 Milton, Florida 9,986 32.4%
3064 Alachua, Florida 9,982 50.3%
3065 Waynesville, North Carolina 9,971 4.0%
3066 Le Mars, Iowa 9,967 7.8%
3067 Glenwood Springs, Colorado 9,962 26.5%
3068 Plymouth, Indiana 9,960 0.1%
3069 Brandon, South Dakota 9,957 71.3%
3070 Tipp City, Ohio 9,956 7.5%
3071 Flat Rock, Michigan 9,955 16.4%
3072 Elkhorn, Wisconsin 9,953 34.2%
3073 New Hyde Park, New York 9,953 4.3%
3074 Harrison, Wisconsin 9,941
3075 Cedartown, Georgia 9,939 2.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
3814 Mills River 7,294 27.5%
3829 Wendell 7,261 64.3%
3836 Hillsborough 7,231 31.7%
3842 Forest City 7,210 -4.2%
3872 Kill Devil Hills 7,117 20.4%
3881 Gibsonville 7,096 51.8%
3930 Oak Ridge 6,917 67.2%
3933 King 6,904 14.4%
4008 Unionville 6,705 34.2%
4014 Selma 6,684 9.6%
4030 Trinity 6,628 -1.4%
4090 Marvin 6,490 350.6%
4091 Woodfin 6,489 16.2%
4154 Hamlet 6,314 1.7%
4160 Carolina Beach 6,270 22.6%
4251 Boiling Spring Lakes 6,028 98.9%
4266 Cherryville 5,978 8.1%
4462 St. James 5,514 532.3%
4475 Nashville 5,487 23.7%
4481 Bessemer City 5,472 2.6%
4507 Stokesdale 5,413 65.5%
4514 Whiteville 5,396 4.5%
4564 Williamston 5,302 -10.7%
4578 Wadesboro 5,276 -5.7%
4583 Mocksville 5,271 23.9%
4585 Zebulon 5,268 28.6%
4624 Sawmills 5,180 4.7%
4637 Ayden 5,143 9.1%
4648 Walkertown 5,120 23.0%
4674 Angier 5,091 50.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 9,971 3,065
2016 9,958 3,055
2015 9,809 3,078
2014 9,761 3,070
2013 9,739 3,061
2012 9,789 3,033
2011 9,790 3,020
2010 9,869 2,998
2009 10,191 2,891
2008 9,938 2,925
2007 9,922 2,907
2006 9,552 2,965
2005 9,555 2,940
2004 9,611 2,911
2003 9,587 2,890
2002 9,576 2,869
2001 9,600 2,850
2000 9,581 2,839
1990 9,010 2,683