Waynesville, North Carolina 

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Population

9,804

-1.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$35,708

Median Home Price

$139,300

Best Places to Live in Waynesville, North Carolina

Mid-sized city - Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Waynesville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive setting
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
Cons
Home prices
Air service
Winter cold
 $435,000 
3365 Big Laurel Rd Unit B21
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1008 SqFt
 $395,000 
1202 Iron Duff Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 2440 SqFt
 $345,000 
3 Wakulla Way
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1559 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Asheville Metro Area

Asheville lies at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest portion of the Appalachian Range. The town is an eastern equivalent of the many mountain resort towns that dot the American west, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. Originally settled in the 1850’s as a health resort, Asheville has an interesting history- in the late 1800’s and especially the 1920’s the area was a popular retreat for wealthy vacationers, including eight presidents and many well-known industrialists. Today the area has an active economy and serves both as a getaway from summer heat in the nearby lowlands and as a travel destination for many in east coast cities.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Waynesville
Zip Codes: 28786
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Waynesville is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Waynesville jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Waynesville's cost of living is 14.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Waynesville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Waynesville, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Haywood county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Waynesville's population is 9,804 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Waynesville is $139,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Waynesville public schools spend $8,809 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Waynesville. More Education



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Housing Market in Waynesville

It's a good time to buy in Waynesville. Home Appreciation is up 12.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Waynesville Real Estate

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Reviews for Waynesville   4 Reviews
The truth about our town. - 5/31/2018
The post below was written a little less than 10 years ago and only a few months prior to my move to Waynesville. Anyone who moves to any city should do research before... Read More

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Small town community - 7/31/2008
Waynesville is a small town trying to keep up with the big dogs across the mountains. It puts on shows and have festivals downtown but it is not good enough. I have... Read More

A Delightful Place to Retire - 8/24/2007
For those of us who weren't reared there, Waynesville, NC lends itself best to being a small-town retirement community. The "Gateway to the Smokies" is a blissfully... Read More


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28786

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NEW LISTINGS IN WAYNESVILLE
$435,000
3365 Big Laurel Rd Unit B21
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$395,000
1202 Iron Duff Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$345,000
3 Wakulla Way
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$324,900
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Bed 3 | Bath 3

$425,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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Bed 3 | Bath 1

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