Statewide Claims to Fame

Waxhaw is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Waxhaw is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in People per household

Waxhaw is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home ownership rate

Waxhaw is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Waxhaw is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Waxhaw is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income per household

Waxhaw is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Waxhaw, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 10,334 82nd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.5 77th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 854 122nd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.8% 14th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 34.6% 4th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.0% 129th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.6% 23rd 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 51.5% 13th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 82.1% 42nd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.2% 92nd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 145th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.0% 53rd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 83rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 17th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 70th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.1% 43rd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 51.6% 89th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.7% 48th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 3,517 106th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 1.3% 136th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,102 103rd 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 86.2% 13th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $213,400 33rd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 3.0 8th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Waxhaw Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $27,949 41st $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $73,188 17th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.9% 112th 16.1% 14.3%

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