Waynesville Haywood County, North Carolina

Waynesville: City in North Carolina

About

Waynesville is a city located in the county of Haywood in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,869 and a population density of 433 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,557 inhabitants.

The city was created 212 years ago in 1809.

Waynesville Quick Facts

Population : 10,557 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Haywood County
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 22.78 km2
Altitude : 2,753 feet / 839 meters
Capital city : Waynesville is capital of Haywood County
Establishment : January 01, 1810 (212 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:55:13 (30th September 2022)
Postal code : 28785
Density : 463 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.52% (2010-2020)
Waynesville locator map
Location of Waynesville on North Carolina map.
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Downtown Waynesville NC
Downtown Waynesville NC image

Geography

Waynesville is located at 35°29'19"N 82°59'20"W (35.4887100, -82.9887500).

Waynesville map

Demographics

The population of Waynesville increased by 6.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,869 - census
2011 9,809 -0.61% estimation process
2012 9,656 -1.58% estimation process
2013 9,708 0.54% estimation process
2014 9,698 -0.1% estimation process
2015 9,770 0.74% estimation process
2016 9,895 1.26% estimation process
2017 9,969 0.74% estimation process
2018 10,093 1.23% estimation process
2019 10,141 0.47% estimation process
2020 10,557 3.94% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,957
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,783
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 12.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,231
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,781
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.0%
People over 65 (%) : 15.0%
Female persons, % : 54.7%
White only, percent : 36.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 51.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 34.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 495
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.7%

Waynesville zip code is 28785. County name: Haywood, County fips: 37087

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $161,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,034
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $298
2015-2019 median gross rent : $978
2015-2019 Households : 4,159
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,711
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 164,742
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 617,275
2012 total retail sales per capita : $60,660
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,923
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,406
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,504
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 692
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 455
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 451
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 889
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 88
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,154
2010 population per square mile : 1,167.2
2010 land area in square miles : 8.38
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $559,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,615
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $926
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,853
2015-2019 Households : 15,620
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 61,661
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 168,679
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 363,533
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 889,912
2012 total retail sales per capita : $27,079
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $101,103
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $55,997
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,906
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,099
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,384
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 574
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,143
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 267
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,440
2010 population per square mile : 7,992.2
2010 land area in square miles : 3.99

People born in Waynesville (18)

People born in Waynesville, including movie actress Faith Leon, politician William T. Crawford, politician Edward J. Robeson, Jr., .

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Schools in Waynesville

College & universities near Waynesville, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198668 Haywood Community College Clyde (NC) 28721-9901

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waynesville, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL

Post offices near Waynesville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waynesvill Post Office Waynesville (NC) 28786

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Waynesville , Missouri City in Pulaski County, Missouri, United States with a population of 5,308 people.
  • Waynesville , Ohio human settlement in Wayne Township, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 3,251 people.
  • Waynesville , Illinois human settlement in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 402 people.

Other cities in Haywood County

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

City Name Population Title
Canton 4,369 Town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States
Lake Junaluska 2,734 Census designated place
Clyde 1,308 Human settlement in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States of America
Maggie Valley 1,258 Human settlement in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States of America
West Canton 1,247 Township in Haywood County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Waynesville distances to largest North Carolina cities