Population: 9,788Median home value: $159,900 69 Ranks better than 59% of areas
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A+ Waynesville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Waynesville Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than North Carolina
937% less expensive than the US average
North Carolina
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Waynesville cost of living
D Waynesville Crime Total crime is 84% higher than North Carolina
Total crime
5,35295% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 1995% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
63%Year over year crime is up
Waynesville crime
D+ Waynesville Employment Household income is 22% lower than North Carolina
Median household income
$37,61232% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$27,6317% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%45% lower than the US average
Waynesville employment
F Waynesville Housing Home value is 2% higher than North Carolina
Median home value
$159,90013% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$72524% lower than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
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C Waynesville Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than North Carolina
High school grad. rates
76%8% lower than the US average
School test scores
53%8% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:116% lower than the US average
Waynesville K-12 schools

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