Waxhaw Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Waxhaw Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
17,147

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
26.7%
18 - 24:
6.9%
25 - 34:
7.8%
35 - 54:
35.6%
55 - 64:
8.4%
Over 65 Years:
8.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.0%
4.0%
High School Graduates
97.1%
97.1%
College Graduated
57.0%
57.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Waxhaw
$41,306
$41,306
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Waxhaw
$111,642
$111,642
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.3%

Employment Industries in Waxhaw

 
Finance
16.3%
16.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.1%
11.1%
Retail
11.0%
11.0%
Healthcare
9.3%
9.3%
Manufacturing
8.4%
8.4%
Education
8.2%
8.2%
Accommodation
4.7%
4.7%
Construction
4.5%
4.5%
Information Technology
4.2%
4.2%
Other
3.6%
3.6%
Administration
3.2%
3.2%
Arts
3.2%
3.2%
Public Service
3.1%
3.1%
Transportation
3.0%
3.0%
Wholesale
2.9%
2.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
76.8%
76.8%
Black or African American
9.8%
9.8%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.8%
6.8%
Asian
3.7%
3.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.7%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
16.2%
16.2%
Irish
15.3%
15.3%
Italian
11.6%
11.6%
English
9.7%
9.7%
Polish
4.5%
4.5%
Scottish
3.1%
3.1%
Scots-Irish
2.9%
2.9%
French
2.5%
2.5%
Dutch
1.9%
1.9%
European
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.5%
1.5%
French Canadian
1.2%
1.2%
Greek
1.2%
1.2%
Norwegian
1.1%
1.1%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
1.0%
1.0%
Ukrainian
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Other Arab
0.6%
0.6%
South African
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
89.4%
89.4%
Spanish
5.0%
5.0%
German/Yiddish
1.2%
1.2%
Langs. of India
1.0%
1.0%
Arabic
1.0%
1.0%
Slavic languages
0.7%
0.7%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Waxhaw Residents:
8.0%