Waynesville, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 9,739 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 4,440  (45.6%)
Females: 5,299  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28786.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,402 (it was $28,296 in 2000)
Waynesville:

$35,402
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,248 (it was $17,821 in 2000)

Waynesville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,670 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Waynesville:

$155,670
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $185,248; Detached houses: $208,382; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,953; In 2-unit structures: $89,216; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,187; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,384; Mobile homes: $44,896

Median gross rent in 2012: $751.

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Waynesville races chart
  • White alone - 9,026 (89.6%)
  • Hispanic - 507 (5.0%)
  • Black alone - 236 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 170 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.10%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waynesville: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.5%), German (14.1%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3600 feet

Land area: 7.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,257 people per square mile   (low).

Waynesville,NC real estate house value index trend

Waynesville, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Waynesville:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waynesville town:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

522 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This town:  5.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Waynesville, North Carolina as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waynesville to the number of sex offenders is 178 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,295 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,103 (0.8%)

Waynesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (25.6 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (123.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (507.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Junaluska, NC (1.8 miles ), Maggie Valley, NC (2.1 miles ), Clyde, NC (2.4 miles ), West Canton, NC (2.9 miles ), Cove Creek, NC (2.9 miles ), Canton, NC (3.1 miles ), Sylva, NC (3.8 miles ), Webster, NC (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $294,800
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $236,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.48 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,886 (+38.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,056 (52.0%)

Area code: 828

Waynesville household income distribution Waynesville home values distribution

Crime rates in Waynesville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.010.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3433243185415
per 100,000 30.042.631.432.121.141.831.310.680.650.439.010.050.3
Robberies 4261654386428
per 100,000 40.021.362.910.763.252.241.831.880.660.539.020.080.5
Assaults 26151916201821152116191821
per 100,000 260.0159.8199.1171.1210.6188.0219.4159.0211.7161.4185.2180.1211.3
Burglaries 117659299119103135118117113165152130
per 100,000 1169.9692.3964.11058.61253.21076.11410.21250.51179.31139.71608.01520.91308.0
Thefts 200185168182191158241251215192256248258
per 100,000 1999.81970.41760.51946.12011.41650.62517.52660.02167.11936.52494.92481.52595.8
Auto thefts 1361027282129161512113125
per 100,000 130.063.9104.8288.7294.9219.4302.9169.6151.2121.0107.2310.2251.5
Arson 1111212311310
per 100,000 10.010.710.510.721.110.420.931.810.110.129.210.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 242.4190.7214.3221.8251.2248.2284.2239.6290.9240.0280.2261.3300.0

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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 Waynesville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 42 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +220 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Waynesville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waynesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Waynesville town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.8 miles away from the town center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waynesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Waynesville 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 195.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from Waynesville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Haywood County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waynesville topographic map

Birthplace of: Donald Davis (storyteller) - Children's writer, Fred Crawford (American football) - College football player.

Main business address for: WELLCO ENTERPRISES INC (FOOTWEAR, (NO RUBBER)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Waynesville:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF WAYNESVILLE (360 OLD BALSAM ROAD)
  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND REHAB/WAYNESVILLE (516 WALL STREET)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1349 CRABTREE ROAD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waynesville:

  • Western Carolina University (about 16 miles; Cullowhee, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,684)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 26 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 26 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • North Greenville University (about 46 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Tusculum College (about 50 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Furman University (about 50 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Walters State Community College (about 53 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)

Public high school in Waynesville:

  • Tuscola High (Location: 564 Tuscola School Rd; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waynesville:

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Library in Waynesville:

  • HAYWOOD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,526,620; Location: 678 SOUTH HAYWOOD STREET; 155,987 books; 11,776 audio materials; 9,100 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 311 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waynesville: Waynesville Golf and Country Club (A), Waynesville Plaza (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Waynesville: WELLCO ENTERPRISES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Waynesville: Barberville Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens (1), Green Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hyatt Creek (A), Farmer Branch (B), Eaglenest Creek (C), Camp Branch (D), Browning Branch (E), Allen Creek (F), Shelton Branch (G), Plott Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Haywood County Tourism (1233 North Main Street Suite 1-40), Haywood County Chamber of Commerce (1482 Russ Avenue).

Hotels: Four Seasons Rentals (3068 Jonathan Creek Road), Hearth & Home Inn (3376 Dellwood Road), Days Inn of Waynesville (232 Phillips Road), Boyd Mountain Log Cabins (445 Boyd Farm Road), Garden Breeze Motel (2541 Dellwood Road), Country Club Bed & Breakfast (1366 South Main Street), Best Western Smoky Mountain (130 Shiloh Trail), Andon House Bed & Breakfast (92 Daisey Avenue), Belle Meade Inn (1534 South Main Street).

Haywood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.14

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

MOONSHINE CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 238, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-14-2005 to NOV-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
DOLLAR GENERAL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROCKWOOD METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MAPLE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE SWAG (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
JOHNSON TOMATO COMPANY (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-22-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTHBROOK MARKETPLACE (Serves PA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-16-2013 and OCT-16-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • GREEN VALLEY BAPTIST CH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.5% for other race residents, 83.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Waynesville in 2010:

  • 193 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 186 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 125 people in state prisons
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Waynesville in 2000:

  • 118 people in state prisons
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Waynesville, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Waynesville compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Waynesville (2011 data):

  • OldTown Bank: Oldtown Bank at 2045 South Main Street, branch established on 2007/09/10. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $86.6 mil, Deposits: $69.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Mountain 1st Bank & Trust Company: Waynesville Branch at 1637 S. Main Street, branch established on 2004/08/09. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $700.0 mil, Deposits: $672.7 mil, headquarters in Hendersonville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Financial Services Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Waynesville Branch at 217 Branner Avenue, branch established on 2001/06/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • HomeTrust Bank: Waynesville Office Branch at 800 Russ Avenue, branch established on 2007/06/22. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,578.5 mil, Deposits: $1,249.7 mil, headquarters in Clyde, NC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Waynesville Main Branch at 196 Walnut Street, branch established on 1987/06/22. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • United Community Bank: Waynesville Branch at 165 North Main Street, branch established on 1971/09/02. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Waynesville Main Branch at 339 Russ Avenue, branch established on 1972/10/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Waynesville Branch at 135 North Main Street, branch established on 1973/03/13. 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.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Waynesville Nc Walmart Branch at 135 Town Center Loop, branch established on 2008/10/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waynesville, North Carolina:

  • Grandview Londge, 809 Valleyview Cir Rd, Waynesville, NC 28786 , Phone: (828) 456-5212
  • Econo Lodge, 1202 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786 , Phone: (828) 452-0353, Fax: (828) 452-2239
  • Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn, 130 Shiloh Trl, Waynesville, NC 28786 , Phone: (828) 456-4402, Fax: (828) 456-4885
  • Super 8, 79 Liner Cove Rd, Waynesville, NC 28786 , Phone: (828) 454-9667, Fax: (828) 454-9674
  • The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa, 176 Country Club Dr, Waynesville, NC 28786 , Phone: (828) 456-3551, Fax: (828) 456-3555
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waynesville, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Waynesville town (based on Haywood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.03%
Here: 73.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents66.3%19.4%2.5%1.6%1.6%
Congregations48.0%22.4%2.4%1.6%4.0%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.1%1.0%0.8%4.2%
Congregations0.8%3.2%2.4%2.4%12.8%
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: 11
Haywood County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Haywood County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Haywood County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Haywood County:

28.3%
North Carolina:

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

14.4%
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 14$40,878$35,0381$1,165
Other Government Administration 17$63,473$44,8042$2,280
Police Protection - Officers 34$113,394$40,0214$9,297
Police - Other 8$20,967$31,4514$1,142
Firefighters 9$29,105$38,8072$1,765
Streets and Highways 12$27,927$27,9270$0
Solid Waste Management 12$27,927$27,9270$0
Sewerage 13$39,822$36,7590$0
Parks and Recreation 15$40,599$32,47949$28,377
Natural Resources 1$2,938$35,2561$1,306
Water Supply 16$42,565$31,9240$0
Electric Power 7$20,896$35,8220$0
Other and Unallocable 11$198,713$216,7781$21,755
Totals for Government 169$669,204$47,51764$67,087

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($11.81)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,939,000 ($507.14)
    Police Protection: $2,046,000 ($210.08)
    Regular Highways: $1,865,000 ($191.50)
    Sewerage: $1,389,000 ($142.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,252,000 ($128.56)
    Liquor Stores: $1,119,000 ($114.90)
    Central Staff Services: $705,000 ($72.39)
    Fire Protection: $674,000 ($69.21)
    Water Utilities: $595,000 ($61.09)
    Financial Administration: $578,000 ($59.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $260,000 ($26.70)
    General - Other: $181,000 ($18.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000 ($10.27)
    General Public Buildings: $91,000 ($9.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $88,000 ($9.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $236,000 ($24.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $7,000 ($0.72)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $10,000 ($1.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $743,000 ($76.29)
    Natural Resource - Other: $418,000 ($42.92)
    Police Protection: $221,000 ($22.69)
    Electric Utilities: $145,000 ($14.89)
    General Public Building: $66,000 ($6.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($4.62)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.72)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.72)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($0.21)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,345,000 ($446.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,921,000 ($197.25)
    All Other: $740,000 ($75.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $503,000 ($51.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($19.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $285,000 ($29.26)
    Housing & Community Development: $241,000 ($24.75)
    All Other: $80,000 ($8.21)
    Transit Utilities: $21,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,438,000 ($147.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $202,000 ($20.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $136,000 ($13.96)
    Rents: $26,000 ($2.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,024,000 ($618.54)
    Liquor Stores: $1,256,000 ($128.97)
    Water Utilities: $823,000 ($84.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $411,000 ($42.20)
    Highways: $376,000 ($38.61)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Property: $2,736,000 ($280.93)
    NEC: $220,000 ($22.59)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($1.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($1.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($0.10)

Waynesville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,143,000 ($528.08)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,253,000 ($128.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,912,000 ($504.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,253,000 ($128.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $231,000 ($23.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,381,000 ($757.88)

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buncombe County, NC  1.04% ($31,450 average AGI)
from Jackson County, NC  0.40% ($32,167)
from Broward County, FL  0.10% ($45,955)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buncombe County, NC  1.17% ($38,110 average AGI)
to Jackson County, NC  0.29% ($29,459)
to Henderson County, NC  0.15% ($39,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waynesville:

  • WMXF (1400 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WRGC (680 AM; 1 kW; SYLVA, NC; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waynesville:

  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waynesville:

  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W09AD (Channel 9; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57BG (Channel 57; CANTON/WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W11AU (Channel 11; CANTON, ETC., NC; Owner: PULITZER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W06AP (Channel 6; MAGGIE VALLEY, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W27AB (Channel 27; CANTON, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W08AO (Channel 8; CANTON, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

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

Waynesville, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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
See more detailed statistics of Waynesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total average daily traffic: 88,730
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,455
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 174,860

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 8
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Waynesville, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$124,26322$162,25679$178,5455$98,26027$178,5552$32,355
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$227,6900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,4605$139,49033$195,2745$70,0023$181,0431$68,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$85,92015$143,4810$02$84,3101$85,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$168,0000$01$171,2200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9808.00 , 9809.00, 9810.00, 9811.00, 9812.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$135,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9808.00 , 9809.00, 9810.00, 9811.00, 9812.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Waynesville, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24272.5 years
William23573.0 years
Robert15973.0 years
Mary15778.2 years
John15374.8 years
Charles10872.1 years
George6777.4 years
Frank6575.4 years
Thomas6372.1 years
Ruth6180.1 years
Most common last names in Waynesville, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis11677.1 years
Smith9873.1 years
Messer8575.5 years
Rogers6974.6 years
Caldwell6877.3 years
Green6673.8 years
Moody6273.3 years
Jones5276.3 years
Medford5279.1 years
Howell5281.4 years
Businesses in Waynesville, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike2
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry3Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx7Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's2U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS6
Kincaid3Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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