Waynesville, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Waynesville, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
9,965
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
18.0%
Median Home
$161,800
Median Income
$42,796
Median Rent
$814

Waynesville SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Waynesville, NC Crime Report

747
Total Crimes
7,362.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
197.27%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waynesville
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 747 7,362.5 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 62 611.1 371.8 366.7
Murder 4 39.4 6.0 5.0
Robbery 2 19.7 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 53 522.4 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 685 6,751.4 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 143 1,409.4 519.1 340.5
Larceny 508 5,006.9 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 34 335.1 172.2 219.9

Waynesville, NC Cost Of Living

94
Waynesville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waynesville North Carolina National Average
Overall 94 95 100
Services 98 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 116 108 100
Housing 84 85 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 101 98 100

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Rankings for Waynesville in North Carolina

Map Of Waynesville, NC

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Population over time in Waynesville

Year Population % Change
2019 9,965 0.7%
2018 9,898 1.0%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waynesville

White
88.5% (8,815)
African American
2.4% (238)
American Indian
0.8% (75)
Asian
0.7% (73)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (182)
Hispanic
5.8% (582)
Race Waynesville NC USA
White 88.5% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 2.4% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.8% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Waynesville

Female
51.3% (5,112)
Male
48.7% (4,852)
Gender Waynesville NC USA
Female 51.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waynesville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (498)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,395)
High School / GED
22.0% (2,192)
Some College
21.0% (2,092)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (896)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,494)
Master's Degree
10.0% (996)
Professional Degree
2.0% (199)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (199)
Education Waynesville NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waynesville, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
7.1% (70,266)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (66,007)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.7% (146,068)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.7% (146,919)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (122,007)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (182,052)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (127,969)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (79,208)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (32,364)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (23,634)
Income Waynesville NC USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 5.4% 7.7%

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