Waynesville is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 10,112 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Waynesville is the 89th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waynesville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waynesville is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesville who work in sales jobs (10.71%), food service (10.66%), and healthcare (8.81%).
The overall education level of Waynesville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.34% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Waynesville in 2010 was $30,091, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,364 for a family of four. However, Waynesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Waynesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waynesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Waynesville include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Waynesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.