StatisticWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,06621891
Median age35.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1868%43%43%
Speak English88%89%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Waxhaw is 389% higher than North Carolina
  • The median age in Waxhaw is 7% lower than North Carolina
  • In Waxhaw 85.13% of the population is White
  • In Waxhaw 8.02% of the population is Black
  • In Waxhaw 2.30% of the population is Asian

Compare Waxhaw, NC Demographics


      Waxhaw population breakdown by race

      RaceWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.23%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race3.35%2.45%3.06%
      Other race0.97%3.01%4.75%
      In Waxhaw, 8.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Waxhaw age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Waxhaw, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).