Waxhaw, North Carolina Population 2022

20,075
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Waxhaw is a city located in Union County North Carolina. Waxhaw has a 2020 population of 20,075. Waxhaw is currently growing at a rate of 5.11% annually and its population has increased by 101.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,957 in 2010.

The average household income in Waxhaw is $130,913 with a poverty rate of 3.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,446 per month, and the median house value is $329,400. The median age in Waxhaw is 37.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Waxhaw Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waxhawwas:

  • White: 81.39%
  • Black or African American: 9.83%
  • Asian: 3.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Other race: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waxhaw, North Carolina is 20,075 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,075.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,957.

Waxhaw, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,40281.39%
Black or African American1,4989.83%
Asian5613.68%
Two or More Races4763.12%
Some Other Race2771.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.15%
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Waxhaw Population by Race

Waxhaw Population Pyramid $2022

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Waxhaw Median Age

37.3


Total

37.3


Male

37.4


Female

Waxhaw Adults

There are 10,284 adults, (1,334 of whom are seniors) in Waxhaw.

Waxhaw Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Waxhaw Sex Ratio

Female

7,855

51.55%

Male

7,382

48.45%

Waxhaw Population by Age

Waxhaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waxhaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female63.7%36.3%
Non Family75.2%24.8%
All85.2%14.8%
Male85.3%14.7%
Married90.4%9.6%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waxhaw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7733.1985.2
Married3,4023.6190.4
Non Family7221.175.2
Female4793.3963.7
Male1703.0585.3

3.51

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Waxhaw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade760.82%
9th to 12th Grade1882.04%
High School Graduate1,43215.52%
Some College1,32114.32%
Associates Degree95410.34%
Bachelors Degree3,57138.70%
Graduate Degree1,68618.27%
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Waxhaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waxhaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,1346,9474,141
Black917901488
Hispanic610568224
Asian413394308
Other Race20519760
2+ Races15515593
Native American111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Waxhaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,756$84,111$43,176
Less Than 9th Grade$$35,714$8,214
High School Graduate$35,250$40,625$25,119
Some College$45,000$61,250$32,134
Bachelors Degree$72,788$104,407$50,072
Graduate Degree$80,202$129,125$51,884

$55,756

Average Earnings

$84,111

Average Male

$43,176

Average Female

Waxhaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waxhaw Language by Age

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Waxhaw Language

89.44% of Waxhaw residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Waxhaw Language

Waxhaw Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6933112.66%
Black1,4751228.27%
Hispanic1,038545.20%
Other21NaN%
Multiple476163.36%

3.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.58%

Male Poverty Rate

3.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waxhaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waxhaw is Black, with 8.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waxhaw is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.30%.

Waxhaw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.89%
High School7.15%
Some College3.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.14%

Waxhaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.45%
Male Unemployed9.29%
Female Employed3.41%
Male Employed0.72%

Waxhaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waxhaw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$111,642$130,913
Families$129,234$140,674
Married Families$138,110-
Non Families$51,094$64,996
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Income by Household Type

Waxhaw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Waxhaw Married by Age and Sex

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Waxhaw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Waxhaw Marital Status by Race

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Waxhaw Marital Status

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534

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War241
Vietnam159
Second Gulf War130
Korea3
World War II1

Waxhaw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54210
55 to 64142
65 to 74134
75+34
18 to 3414

Waxhaw Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4775.71%
Black514.72%
Hispanic142.11%
Asian61.45%

Waxhaw Veterans by Race

Waxhaw Veterans by Education

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1.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waxhaw Veterans by Education

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71%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Waxhaw Employment by Age

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Waxhaw Employment by Race

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Waxhaw Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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29.60%

Born in Waxhaw

92.04%

Native Born

7.96%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

5.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.04% of Waxhaw residents were born in the United States, with 29.60% having been born in North Carolina. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waxhaw Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202220,0759765.11%
202119,0999765.39%
202018,1239765.69%
201917,1479766.04%
201816,1719676.36%
201715,2049706.81%
201614,2347115.26%
201513,5237305.71%
201412,7931,46012.88%
201311,3339208.84%
201210,4132862.82%
201110,1271701.71%
20109,9577,33214.26%
20002,6250.00%

Waxhaw Population by Year