Key findings

  • Waxhaw has a Livability Score of 85/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Waxhaw crime rates are 62% lower than the North Carolina average
  • Cost of living in Waxhaw is 20% higher than the North Carolina average
  • Waxhaw real estate prices are 74% higher than the North Carolina average
  • Rental prices in Waxhaw are 50% higher than the North Carolina average

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      Top Rated Schools in Waxhaw

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Marvin Ridge High9 - 121,69290%
      Marvin Ridge Middle6 - 81,17785%
      Rea View Elementary SchoolKG - 552885%
      Cuthbertson High9 - 121,63384%
      New Town Elementary SchoolPK - 595579%
      Sandy Ridge Elementary SchoolPK - 551379%
      Cuthbertson Middle6 - 81,23477%
      Kensington Elementary SchoolPK - 577076%
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      Waxhaw Reviews

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      Waxhaw, Great Border Life Outside Of Rock Hill And Monroe
      Attractions7/10
      Community8/10
      Nightlife7/10
      Dining7/10
      Shopping7/10
      Waxhaw, NC is beautiful railroad town with graceful greenery. I could talk all day about the taxes, businesses, traffic, or weather in the area, but if you want to know about the gentle and serene scenes of Waxhaw, head for any railroad trestle.

      The best areas in Waxhaw are either downtown on W South Main Street on the restaurant strip with the library, or the north side of town near the Old Hickory Shopping Center. Either direction will give you some nice restaurants and shops.

      If you're interested in living in Waxhaw and looking for a nice set of home options, you absolutely need to check out the south side of town with South Providence School, Waxhaw Elementary School, and the Museum of Waxhaw area for families. If you want to enjoy the nightlife, stick to any roads that have access to Rock Hill, SC and Monroe, NC.

      If you're downtown, getting on Main Street and heading west will take you into South Carolina and onto 521, where you can access Rock Hill. There's unfortunately no straight shot road to Rock Hill over the Catawba (yet? Anymore? I feel like there was an old bridge), but Rock Hill is just 30 minutes away if you head north or south on highway 5 or highway 160.
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      Source: The Waxhaw, NC data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).