Waynesville, NC has a population of 9,788 and is the 4,001st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,112 per sq mi which is 514% higher than the North Carolina average and 1128% higher than the national average. The median age in Waynesville is 48 which is approximately 26% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Waynesville, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 60% of Waynesville residents were born in North Carolina, 36% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.