Waxhaw, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 11,295 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +330.3%
Males: 5,667  (50.2%)
Females: 5,628  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28173.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,461 (it was $55,184 in 2000)
Waxhaw:

$70,461
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,140 (it was $23,481 in 2000)

Waxhaw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $217,781 (it was $133,700 in 2000)
Waxhaw:

$217,781
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $242,523; Detached houses: $247,601; Mobile homes: $97,083

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,154.

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  • White alone - 7,701 (78.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,082 (11.0%)
  • Hispanic - 628 (6.4%)
  • Two or more races - 210 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 201 (2.0%)
  • Other race alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.04%)

Races in Waxhaw detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waxhaw: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.7%), German (14.0%), English (9.3%), United States (7.9%), Polish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 664 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 4,012 people per square mile   (average).

Waxhaw,NC real estate house value index trend

Waxhaw, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Waxhaw:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waxhaw town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

835 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This town:  8.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Waxhaw, North Carolina as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waxhaw to the number of sex offenders is 356 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,883 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,402 (1.0%)

Waxhaw satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (19.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (466.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mineral Springs, NC (2.0 miles ), JAARS, NC (2.1 miles ), Van Wyck, SC (2.4 miles ), Marvin, NC (2.4 miles ), Weddington, NC (2.6 miles ), Wesley Chapel, NC (2.6 miles ), Catawba, SC (3.3 miles ), Indian Trail, NC (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 70 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2012: 312 buildings, average cost: $126,100

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Area code: 704

Waxhaw household income distribution Waxhaw home values distribution

Crime rates in Waxhaw by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 00000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.027.3
Rapes 20102020
per 100,000 74.90.034.70.064.60.057.10.0
Robberies 01100465
per 100,000 0.036.934.70.00.0122.3171.2136.4
Assaults 624361077
per 100,000 224.773.7138.6100.5193.7305.7199.7191.0
Burglaries 2032111534444239
per 100,000 749.11179.5381.2502.71097.81345.21198.31064.1
Thefts 423923447385120148
per 100,000 1573.01437.5797.01474.52357.12598.63423.74038.2
Auto thefts 534241355
per 100,000 187.3110.6138.667.0129.2397.4142.7136.4
Arson 00000220
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.061.157.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 315.5) 244.8181.9141.0124.5283.0341.1384.3396.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waxhaw detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Waxhaw: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waxhaw, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waxhaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Waxhaw town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Waxhaw-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from Waxhaw center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.9 miles away from Waxhaw center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waxhaw topographic map

Birthplace of: Daniel Harvey (soccer) - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waxhaw:

  • WHITE OAK OF WAXHAW (700 HOWIE MINE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Waxhaw:

  • CENTRAL CAROLINAS REHAB COMPLEX (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LANCASTER, SC)
  • KAREN LANE HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MONROE, NC)
  • UNION REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MONROE, NC)
  • LAKE PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; INDIAN TRAIL, NC)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • SOUTH CHARLOTTE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-MONROE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MONROE, NC)

Airports located in Waxhaw:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waxhaw:

  • York Technical College (about 15 miles; Rock Hill, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,572)
  • Winthrop University (about 17 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • Wingate University (about 18 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 19 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 21 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 22 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 27 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
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Churches in Waxhaw include: Price Chapel (A), Providence Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Blythe Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Pony Rides Etc (Petting Zoos; 625 Pacer Ln).

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.3. This is worse than average.

City:

95.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.276. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waxhaw and their reported violations in the past:

MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-03-2012), St Boil Water Order (FEB-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-13-2012), St Boil Water Order (JAN-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-15-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
WAXHAW BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-21-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CH WEST (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HERMON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-18-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-24-2006), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FURNITURE FACTORY OUTLET WORLD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
THE DUGOUT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIBERTY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-02-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-08-2008), St Boil Water Order (MAY-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waxhaw that have no violations reported:

  • WALKER AND FINCHER FRONTIER ME (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARY ELIZABETH BAPTIST CH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALKERSVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Waxhaw, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Waxhaw compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Waxhaw (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Cureton at 8100 Kensington Drive, branch established on 1989/06/03. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: New Town Market Branch at 1530 Providence Road S., branch established on 2010/02/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Cureton Branch at 8601 Kensington Dr, branch established on 2007/11/05. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Waxhaw Branch at 520 North Broome Street, branch established on 1960/06/23. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Waxhaw travel time to work - commute Waxhaw mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waxhaw town (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.67%
Here: 47.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents57.9%19.6%9.8%6.0%1.3%
Congregations45.1%21.3%0.6%11.6%1.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.3%0.7%0.6%0.4%2.5%
Congregations3.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%14.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Union County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Union County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Union County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$19,143$38,2860$0
Other Government Administration 13$45,014$41,5510$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$65,426$41,3222$5,070
Streets and Highways 6$20,774$41,5480$0
Other and Unallocable 6$18,822$37,6442$494
Totals for Government 50$169,179$40,6034$5,564

Waxhaw government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $462,000 ($40.90)
    Police Protection: $452,000 ($40.02)
    Regular Highways: $376,000 ($33.29)
    Central Staff Services: $205,000 ($18.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $154,000 ($13.63)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($1.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $4,000 ($0.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $104,000 ($9.21)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($3.54)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($0.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $593,000 ($52.50)

Waxhaw government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $23,000 ($2.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $215,000 ($19.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($1.59)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $466,000 ($41.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $98,000 ($8.68)
    Highways: $88,000 ($7.79)
    All Other: $52,000 ($4.60)
  • Tax - Property: $647,000 ($57.28)
    NEC: $32,000 ($2.83)

Waxhaw government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $719,000 ($63.66)

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  2.36% ($64,047 average AGI)
from Anson County, NC  0.14% ($32,648)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.14% ($52,356)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,669 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($692 average AGI)
Union County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  2.26% ($42,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.16% ($40,514)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.16% ($31,971)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waxhaw:

  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WDEX (1430 AM; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNITY TEMPLE OF FAITH, INC.)
  • WIXE (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waxhaw:

  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W232AX (94.3 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Waxhaw:

  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Waxhaw, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Waxhaw fatal accident list:

Sep 19, 2008 10:42 PM, Sr-1008, Lat: 34.93751, Lon: -80.72600, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 7, 1992 01:14 PM, Nc75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Aug 21, 1986 09:55 PM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 1977 02:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waxhaw)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waxhaw, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 240 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waxhaw)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waxhaw)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$176,3707$263,45736$217,3771$74,5802$172,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$248,9402$258,2300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$140,8201$306,69012$230,0811$82,8401$100,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$136,9301$439,7307$248,2600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$243,1350$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$378,6901$167,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$210,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Waxhaw

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waxhaw, NC
Businesses in Waxhaw, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS4Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
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