Waxhaw Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Waxhaw, NC

General Waxhaw Information

State: North Carolina

County: Union County

Close cities: Wesley Chapel, NC, Weddington, NC, Monroe, NC, Marvin, NC, Stallings, NC, JAARS, NC, Mineral Springs, NC, Indian Trail, NC

Waxhaw Population (census data)
Total 3,535 (+27.0% since 2000)
Male 1,698 (48.0%)
Female 1,837 (52.0%)

Population Density: 1,256 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.6 (US Avg is 100)

Waxhaw Elevation: 664 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.82 square miles

Median Household Income: $65,410

Zip Codes: 28173.

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Waxhaw Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.0%)
  • Black (17.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (19.6%)
  • United States (12.8%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.5%)
  • Italian (3.5%)
Foriegn Born: 77 people (2.2%)
  • Latin America (66.7%)
  • Europe (33.3%)

Waxhaw School Information

Middle Schools
Marvin Ridge Middle (2831 Crane Road, Waxhaw, NC, 28173 - Union District)
Elementary Schools
Kensington Elementary (8701 Kensington Drive, Waxhaw, NC, 28173 - Union County Public Schools District)
Sandy Ridge Elementary School (10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive, Waxhaw, NC, 28173 - Union County Public Schools District)
Waxhaw Elementary (1101 Old Providence Road, Waxhaw, NC, 28173 - Union County Public Schools District)
Western Union Elementary (4111 Western Union School Road, Waxhaw, NC, 28173 - Union County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
South Providence (500 South Providence Street, Waxhaw, NC, 28173 - Union County Public Schools District)

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