Living in Waynesville, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Waynesville SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Waynesville, NC Crime Report

571
Total Crimes
5,715.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
122.52%
Above National Average

Waynesville, NC Cost Of Living

94
Waynesville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

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
9,898
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
18.8%
Median Home
$172,600
Median Income
$41,032
Median Rent
$758

Waynesville, NC Photos

Rankings for Waynesville in North Carolina

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Map Of Waynesville, NC

Population over time in Waynesville

Year Population % Change
2017 9,898 1.0%
2016 9,804 0.2%
2015 9,788 0.4%
2014 9,748 -0.2%
2013 9,770 -0.2%
2012 9,794 -0.7%
2011 9,864 -0.5%
2010 9,915 -0.2%
2009 9,934 -
Crime/100k Waynesville NC USA
Violent Crime 540.5 377.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 60.1 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 480.4 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 5174.7 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 800.7 599.9 376.0
Larceny 3953.6 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 420.4 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Waynesville

White
89.9% (8,899)
African American
2.1% (203)
American Indian
0.4% (41)
Asian
0.9% (94)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (170)
Hispanic
5.0% (491)
Race Waynesville NC USA
White 89.9% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 2.1% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.0% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Waynesville, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.2% (90,979)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.5% (93,934)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (130,664)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.7% (125,598)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (138,897)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (180,270)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (95,412)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (71,770)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (29,130)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (33,141)
Income Waynesville NC USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.5% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.7% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Waynesville

Female
53.3% (5,278)
Male
46.7% (4,619)
Gender Waynesville NC USA
Female 53.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waynesville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (494)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,385)
High School / GED
24.0% (2,375)
Some College
18.0% (1,781)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,088)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,484)
Master's Degree
9.0% (890)
Professional Degree
2.0% (197)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (197)
Education Waynesville NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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