Statewide Claims to Fame

Waynesville is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Waynesville is 12th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White

Waynesville is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 9,789 85th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.9 87th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,105.9 96th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 5.5% 122nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 17.8% 137th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 24.6% 7th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.0% 97th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.3% 74th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 92.4% 12th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.4% 136th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 48th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 140th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 36th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 134th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.7% 81st 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.9% 16th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.4% 43rd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.4% 72nd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 5,534 72nd 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.9% 101st 17.0% 25.9%
Households 4,608 74th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.5% 64th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $153,200 72nd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.0 142nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $23,528 73rd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $37,222 97th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.5% 51st 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Waynesville Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,379 61st 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $338,312 61st $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $34,097 21st $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $40,590 55th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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