Waxhaw, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Waxhaw, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
16,165
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
3.6%
Median Home
$351,000
Median Income
$116,964
Median Rent
$1,409

Waxhaw SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
4

Waxhaw, NC Cost Of Living

116
Waxhaw's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Waxhaw North Carolina National Average
Overall 116 95 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 102 100 100
Health 106 108 100
Housing 144 87 100
Transportation 103 96 100
Utilities 97 98 100

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Rankings for Waxhaw in North Carolina

Map Of Waxhaw, NC

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Population over time in Waxhaw

Year Population % Change
2020 16,165 12.4%
2019 14,383 7.8%
2018 13,343 7.6%
2017 12,398 7.0%
2016 11,586 6.5%
2015 10,878 6.4%
2014 10,224 4.9%
2013 9,743 4.5%
2012 9,322 6.5%
2011 8,754 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waxhaw

White
71.4% (11,542)
African American
9.4% (1,514)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
4.1% (665)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (52)
Two Or More
3.7% (605)
Hispanic
10.9% (1,765)
Race Waxhaw NC USA
White 71.4% 62.6% 60.1%
African American 9.4% 21.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 4.1% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.7% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 10.9% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Waxhaw

Female
50.5% (8,161)
Male
49.5% (8,004)
Gender Waxhaw NC USA
Female 50.5% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waxhaw for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (161)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (323)
High School / GED
18.0% (2,909)
Some College
13.0% (2,101)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,939)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (5,657)
Master's Degree
16.0% (2,586)
Professional Degree
2.0% (323)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (161)
Education Waxhaw NC USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waxhaw, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
1.7% (27,195)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.1% (17,909)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.6% (58,371)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.5% (57,045)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.1% (82,914)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.9% (209,276)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (218,894)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.1% (374,109)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.2% (245,426)
$200,000 or more
20.1% (325,356)
Income Waxhaw NC USA
Less than $10,000 1.7% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.1% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.6% 9.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.5% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.1% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.9% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.1% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.2% 5.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 20.1% 6.0% 8.3%

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