Waxhaw Union County, North Carolina

Waxhaw: Town in Union County, North Carolina, USA

About

Waxhaw is a town located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,859 and a population density of 324 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,987 inhabitants.

Waxhaw Quick Facts

Population : 17,987 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 28173
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 30.42 km2
Altitude : 686 feet / 209 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:59:23 (16th May 2022)
Density : 591 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 45.19% (2010-2020)
Waxhaw locator map
Location of Waxhaw on North Carolina map.
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Waxhaw downtown building
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Geography

Waxhaw is located at 34°55'29"N 80°44'36"W (34.9245900, -80.7434000).

Waxhaw map

Demographics

The population of Waxhaw increased by 45.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,859 - census
2011 10,127 2.65% estimation process
2012 10,413 2.75% estimation process
2013 11,333 8.12% estimation process
2014 12,793 11.41% estimation process
2015 13,523 5.4% estimation process
2016 14,234 5% estimation process
2017 15,204 6.38% estimation process
2018 16,171 5.98% estimation process
2019 17,147 5.69% estimation process
2020 17,987 4.67% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,596
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,386
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,290
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,401
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.9%
People over 65 (%) : 18.9%
Female persons, % : 54.2%
White only, percent : 83.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 12.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 73.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 332
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.7%

Waxhaw zip code is 28173. County name: Union, County fips: 37179

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $492,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,191
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,306
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,847
2015-2019 Households : 2,541
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.90
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,357
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 87,301
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 132,282
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,166
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $128,093
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $51,232
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 989
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 578
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 371
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 247
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 725
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 34
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 938
2010 population per square mile : 3,358.9
2010 land area in square miles : 2.20

Best Things to Do in Waxhaw

1 Dogwood Park at Wesley Chapel

Rating: 4.6 (303)

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Dogwood Park at Wesley Chapel

2 Marvin Efird Park

Rating: 4.7 (110)

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Marvin Efird Park

3 Museum of the Alphabet

Rating: 4.7 (96)

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Museum of the Alphabet

4 David G. Barnes Children's Park

Rating: 4.7 (94)

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David G. Barnes Children's Park

5 Museum of the Waxhaws

Rating: 4.4 (89)

8215 Waxhaw Hwy, Waxhaw, NC 28173, United States ➦ Show Map

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Museum of the Waxhaws

Where ot Eat in Waxhaw

1 Bojangles

Rating: 3.2 (456)

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Bojangles

2 Burger King

Rating: 3.1 (394)

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Burger King

3 East Coast Wings + Grill

Rating: 3.9 (299)

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East Coast Wings + Grill

4 Fox's Pizza Den

Rating: 4.3 (232)

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Fox's Pizza Den

5 Dunkin'

Rating: 3.7 (223)

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Dunkin'

Where to Stay in Waxhaw

1 Isle Blue Luxury Villas

Rating: 3.6 (18)

1209 Churchill Downs Dr, Waxhaw, NC 28173, United States ➦ Show Map

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Isle Blue Luxury Villas

Other Places in Waxhaw

1 Waxhaw Town Hall

Rating: 5 (1)

1150 N Broome St, Waxhaw, NC 28173 ➦ Show Map

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Waxhaw Town Hall

People born in Waxhaw (4)

People born in Waxhaw, including soccer player Daniel Harvey, American-football player K. J. Brent, Robert Ney McNeely, .

List

  • Austin Kendall (American football quarterback) he was born in 21/01/1998

Schools in Waxhaw

College & universities near Waxhaw, NC

Code Name City ZIP
218672 University of South Carolina-Lancaster Lancaster (SC) 29720-0889

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waxhaw, NC

Code Name Address Type
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Waxhaw

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waxhaw Post Office Waxhaw (NC) 28173

Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Indian Trail 41,040 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Monroe 35,668 City in and county seat of Union County, North Carolina, United States
Stallings 16,456 Town
Weddington 11,389 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Wesley Chapel 9,476 Village in the United States
Unionville 7,344 County seat of Union County, South Carolina
Marvin 6,920 Village in North Carolina
Wingate 4,724 City in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lake Park 3,999 Village in Union County, North Carolina, United States
Fairview 3,684 Town in North Carolina, United States
Marshville 2,835 Town in Union County, North Carolina, United States
Hemby Bridge 1,846 City in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Mineral Springs 1,208 City in Arkansas, USA
Jaars 597 Township in Union County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Waxhaw distances to largest North Carolina cities