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Living In Waynesville, NC

Waynesville is a town in North Carolina with slightly more than 10,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (25%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 45, are older than most cities in North Carolina. Home ownership is more common than renting in Waynesville, and 44% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $716/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Waynesville will save around $2,600 compared to the state average.

Many Waynesville residents work in one of two industries: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 15% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $51K, Waynesville workers earn about $17,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Waynesville has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 8% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree.

With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, quicker than most cities in North Carolina, Waynesville residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Many residents (35%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit is not used much. Relatively few residents walk to work.

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