Waxhaw, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 15,147 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +477.0%
Males: 7,406  (48.9%)
Females: 7,741  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28173.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $107,345 (it was $55,184 in 2000)
Waxhaw:

$107,345
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,033 (it was $23,481 in 2000)

Waxhaw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $307,862 (it was $133,700 in 2000)
Waxhaw:

$307,862
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $270,233; detached houses: $269,976; townhouses or other attached units: $149,228; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,575; mobile homes: $146,644

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,306.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waxhaw: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.9%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 4.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.9% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waxhaw, NC (2017)
    • 10,33575.8%White alone
    • 1,41810.4%Black alone
    • 1,1018.1%Hispanic
    • 3792.8%Asian alone
    • 3432.5%Two or more races
    • 270.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Waxhaw, North Carolina as of January 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waxhaw is 452 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Waxhaw by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
4
(40.1)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(122.3)
6
(171.2)
5
(136.4)
2
(45.9)
1
(10.0)
2
(19.7)
2
(19.1)
1
(8.6)
3
(22.1)
3
(20.9)
2
(13.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(193.7)
10
(305.7)
7
(199.7)
7
(191.0)
8
(183.7)
18
(180.3)
11
(108.2)
12
(114.5)
5
(42.8)
5
(36.8)
16
(111.4)
12
(79.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(1,098)
44
(1,345)
42
(1,198)
39
(1,064)
29
(665.9)
51
(510.8)
68
(668.8)
27
(257.6)
25
(214.1)
33
(242.8)
35
(243.6)
26
(172.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
73
(2,357)
85
(2,599)
120
(3,424)
148
(4,038)
122
(2,801)
137
(1,372)
222
(2,184)
130
(1,240)
96
(822.1)
71
(522.3)
109
(758.7)
142
(941.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(129.2)
13
(397.4)
5
(142.7)
5
(136.4)
4
(91.8)
4
(40.1)
3
(29.5)
4
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.0)
2
(13.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.1)
2
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
3
(30.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)271.9327.7369.2380.6234.9165.0171.9107.076.164.282.175.9

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City-data.com crime index in Waxhaw, NC

Crime rate in Waxhaw detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Waxhaw, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (11.3%), English (8.5%), Italian (8.0%), German (7.6%), Irish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 664 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 5,381 people per square mile   (average).

Waxhaw, North Carolina map

917 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This town:

6.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,736 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,072 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Area code: 704

Distribution of median household income in Waxhaw, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waxhaw, NC in 2017
Waxhaw satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 70 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2012: 312 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2013: 501 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2014: 252 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 259 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2016: 334 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2017: 336 buildings, average cost: $199,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Waxhaw, NC residents
Average permit cost in Waxhaw, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Waxhaw, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.1%)
  • Educational services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.0%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Waxhaw, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Computer specialists (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)

Average climate in Waxhaw, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waxhaw, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.5. This is about average.

City:

74.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.166
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 Waxhaw 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 Waxhaw 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 the city 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 Waxhaw 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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 and heliports 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)

Public high schools in Waxhaw:

Public elementary/middle schools in Waxhaw:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Waxhaw:

Marital status in Waxhaw, NC
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Waxhaw:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waxhaw
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waxhaw, NC (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant62,089156
Mainline Protestant23,39256
Catholic19,2051
Black Protestant4,36423
Other1,2225
None107,171-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Union County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Union 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.
State:

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%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Union County:

16.2%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waxhaw:

52.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.1%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Waxhaw:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waxhaw:

19.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waxhaw:

8.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waxhaw:

35.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Waxhaw:

60.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Waxhaw:

82.7%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waxhaw, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 19$65,426$41,3222$5,070
Other Government Administration 13$45,014$41,5510$0
Other and Unallocable 6$18,822$37,6442$494
Streets and Highways 6$20,774$41,5480$0
Financial Administration 6$19,143$38,2860$0
Totals for Government 50$169,179$40,6034$5,564

Waxhaw government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,621,000 ($107.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,096,000 ($72.36)
    Regular Highways: $1,062,000 ($70.11)
    Liquor Stores: $982,000 ($64.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $788,000 ($52.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $754,000 ($49.78)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($1.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $220,000 ($14.52)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($2.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($1.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $292,000 ($19.28)

Waxhaw government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $474,000 ($31.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $20,000 ($1.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $109,000 ($7.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($3.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000 ($2.11)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($1.12)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,062,000 ($70.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $557,000 ($36.77)
    Highways: $252,000 ($16.64)
  • Tax - Property: $4,686,000 ($309.37)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,043,000 ($68.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $228,000 ($15.05)
    Other License: $58,000 ($3.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000 ($0.59)

Waxhaw government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,741,000 ($577.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,000 ($4.23)

7.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($90,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  3.15% ($87,123 average AGI)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.17% ($59,832)
from Anson County, NC  0.14% ($28,538)


7.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($6,057 average AGI)
Union County:

0.78%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  2.37% ($66,457 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.27% ($72,077)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.23% ($49,434)
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

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.)
Waxhaw fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Waxhaw fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.0mTotal length
  • 65,110Total average daily traffic
  • 4,616Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130,220Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waxhaw, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waxhaw, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waxhaw)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Waxhaw, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 288 (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: 69 (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 in Waxhaw, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waxhaw, NC - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Waxhaw, NC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waxhaw, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waxhaw, NC
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waxhaw, NC
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Waxhaw compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Waxhaw on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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