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People

Total Population 11,586
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,221
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 66.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54.5%
Median Earnings25+ $47,619
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,564
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,261

Wealth

Median Family Income $98,317
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 12.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,167
Median House Value $259,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 11.6%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waxhaw Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Union
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 28173
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.924
Longitude -80.743

Waxhaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station CHARLOTTE DGLAS INTL AP
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
Station KERSHAW 2 SW
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Indian Trail 35,602 $71,570
Marvin 5,938 $184,185
Mineral Springs 2,797 $62,386
Monroe 33,951 $44,751
Weddington 10,091 $150,613
Wesley Chapel 8,010 $115,264

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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500 SOUTH PROVIDENCE STREET
704-843-5771
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Serves 91 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.7

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