Waynesville SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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Waynesville, North Carolina Info Snack

Waynesville is a town in and the county seat of Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. It is the largest town in Haywood County and the largest in western North Carolina west of Asheville. Waynesville is located about 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Asheville between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains.
Population
9,804
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
22.2%
Median Home
$165,700
Median Income
$34,602
Median Rent
$679

Rankings for Waynesville in North Carolina

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Map Of Waynesville, NC

Population over time in Waynesville

Year Population % Change
2017 9,804 0.2%
2016 9,788 0.4%
2015 9,748 -0.2%
2014 9,770 -0.2%
2013 9,794 -0.7%
2012 9,864 -0.5%
2011 9,915 -0.2%
2010 9,934 -

Crime in Waynesville Per 100k

Crime Waynesville NC USA
Violent Crime 180.4 363.7 382.9
Murder 20.0 5.8 5.3
Robbery 50.1 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 110.3 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 5171.9 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 1553.6 630.6 430.4
Larceny 3277.5 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 340.8 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Waynesville

White
88.7% (8,696)
African American
2.7% (262)
American Indian
0.8% (75)
Asian
1.5% (146)
Hawaiian
0.2% (17)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
1.7% (171)
Hispanic
4.4% (429)
Race Waynesville NC USA
White 88.7% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 2.7% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.4% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Waynesville, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
12.0% (117,648)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.6% (84,314)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.9% (155,883)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (139,216)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (139,216)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (155,883)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (88,236)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.8% (56,863)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (28,431)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (14,706)
Income Waynesville NC USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.6% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.9% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.8% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Waynesville

Female
54.0% (5,297)
Male
46.0% (4,506)
Gender Waynesville NC USA
Female 54.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waynesville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.6% (454)
9-12th Grade
13.6% (1,334)
High School / GED
25.1% (2,457)
Some College
19.0% (1,866)
Associate's Degree
11.7% (1,147)
Bachelor's Degree
14.6% (1,430)
Master's Degree
8.2% (806)
Professional Degree
1.3% (124)
Doctorate Degree
1.9% (182)
Education Waynesville NC USA
< 9th Grade 4.6% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.6% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.1% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 19.0% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.7% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.6% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.2% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.9% 1.3% 1.4%

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