Waynesville demographics profile

StatisticWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Population9,7889,940,828318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,11218191
Median age48.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%43%43%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Waynesville is 514% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Waynesville is 26% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Waynesville 92.03% of the population is White.
  • In Waynesville 2.84% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Waynesville 1.36% of the population is Asian.

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Waynesville population breakdown by race

RaceWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
White92.03%69.24%73.35%
Black or African American2.84%21.50%12.63%
Asian1.36%2.56%5.22%
American Indian0.40%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race1.81%2.45%3.06%
Other race1.43%3.01%4.75%
In Waynesville, 4.2% 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.

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