Waynesville Information

Waynesville Information

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

General Waynesville Information

State: North Carolina

County: Haywood County

Close cities: West Canton, NC, Shelby, NC, Pisgah Forest, NC, Canton, NC, Dana, NC, Balsam, NC, Maggie Valley, NC, Clyde, NC, Lake Junaluska, NC, Sylva, NC

Waynesville Population (census data)
Total 9,879 (+3.2% since 2000)
Male 4,602 (46.6%)
Female 5,277 (53.4%)

Population Density: 1,275 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.5 (US Avg is 100)

Waynesville Elevation: 3,600 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.75 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,168

Zip Codes: 28785, and 28786.

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Waynesville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Black (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (18.3%)
  • Irish (11.9%)
  • English (11.9%)
  • German (10.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (7.4%)
  • Scottish (3.0%)

Local Waynesville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Western Carolina University, University of North Carolina

Waynesville School Information

High Schools
Tuscola High (564 Tuscola School Road, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Bethel Middle (630 Sonoma Road, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Waynesville Middle (459 Brown Avenue, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Bethel Elementary (730 Sonoma Road, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Central Elementary (62 Joy Lane, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Hazelwood Elementary (1111 Plott Creek Road, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Jonathan Valley Elementary (410 Hall Drive, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)
Junaluska Elementary (2238 Asheville Highway, Waynesville, NC, 28786 - Haywood County Schools District)

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