THE TOWN OF WAXHAW NC
Waxhaw is extremely charming, serene and a beautiful place to call home. The town is located south Charlotte, southwest in Union county, and north of Lancaster county in South Carolina. The town of Waxhaw, NC is adjacent to Marvin, Weddington, Ballantyne, NC and Indian Land, SC. According to U.S Census, Waxhaw's 2015 population is 13,495 and growing fast every day. The town of Waxhaw was established in 1889 and named after a Native American Tribe. This town the home of our seventh United States president, Andrew Jackson.
This small historical town offers various antique shops, fine dining, stunning park landscapes, amazing horse farms & gorgeous architectural estate homes. Every April, the residents of Waxhaw and around the region get ready the infamous Queens Cup Steeple Chase Horse Race event. This is the party event of the year for all residents and corporations from Bank of America, Wells Fargo and much more. At this event, the women would dress in their finest sun dresses, striking hats, and the men will wear dress or polo shirt & khakis. Some men wear their favorite sports coats, bow ties, dress shirts & a hat to complete the look. It's rarely that you would see jeans at this event in Waxhaw, NC.
The real estate in Waxhaw has a mixture of townhomes, single-family homes, and a small section of the commercial that is primarily in downtown & N. Broome street area. The residential homes in Waxhaw, NC only consists of townhomes and single family homes with home price ranging from $44K for a townhome to $3.8M for an estate home. Various breathtaking neighborhoods from stunning single family homes with 1/2 acre or less to estate homes with multi-acreage will make newcomers want to view and consider it as home. The town of Waxhaw is the best of both world for residents and newcomers because it offers a living in a small town atmosphere, but yet it's tremendously close to the city life that is in Ballantyne area of Charlotte, NC.
The breakdown of these neighborhoods
- Homes from $72K - $250K: Hillcrest, Summerhill Estates, Harrison Park, Jackson Woods, Hermitage Place, Plantation Forest,Crow Creek Acres, Wesley Oaks, Conservancy at Waxhaw Creek, Demere & much more.
- Homes from $250K - $500K: Lawson, Alma Village, Plantation Forest, Waxhaw Farm, Millbridge,The Reserve, Stonegate, Somerset, Quellin, Cureton, Hunter Oaks, Tuscany, Anklin Forest, Cavaillon & much more.
- Homes from $500 - $1M: Brookmeade, Valhalla Farms, The Chimneys of Marvin, Weddington Chase, Chatelaine, Providence Down, The Gates at Ansley, Longview, Providence Downs South, Stratford On Providence, McNeely Farms, Victoria Lake,Skyecroft & much more.
- Homes from $1M: - Up: Ladera, Providence Downs South, Longview, Skyecroft, Woodhall, Aero Plantation, Saratoga Woods, Sedgefield, Providence Downs, Cane Pointe, Chatelaine, McNeely Farms, , Stratford On Providence, The Farms At Heartwood & much more.
Waxhaw Demographic (2015 According to U.S. Census, Areavibes & City Data)
DEMOGRAPHIC & HOMES SALE INFORMATION
- Median Household Income: $84,294
- Percentage High School graduate or Higher: 96.4%
- Median Residents Age: 36
- Married: 72%
- Caucasian: 78.29%
- African American: 11.63%
- Asian: 3.48%
- Hispanic: 6.6%
- Number of Companies: 1,181
Waxhaw Home Sale Information - 2016 - 2017
- Median price Per SQ FT: $118 p/SF
- Median Housing Value: $382,000
- Median Sell Price to List Price: 97.5%
- Months Supply: 5.1 Months (Stable)
- Median Days on Market: 27 Days
CRIME RATEArea Vibe Website has rated as an "A+" for the town of Waxhaw, NC in the overall crime rate. According to this website, the crime rate in Waxhaw, NC is 72% lower than the region average, 70% lower than the national average & it's safer than 84% of the cities in the U.S.
Waxhaw, NC has abundant of shopping centers, restaurants, fitness centers, groceries, cafes, martial art schools, dry cleaners, movie theaters, brewery, library and many large parks. In fact, there are 2 new development projects going on in Waxhaw, NC: 1) A large YMCA is currently being developed by Cureton shopping center located close to Kensington road in Waxhaw, NC, and 2) A new shopping center complete with loft condos to purchase, which will be located in Waxhaw downtown area.
Moreover, the residents can choose various shopping centers in Waxhaw from antiques to charming upscale clothing stores. The town of Waxhaw, NC is in close proximity to Blakeney shopping center, Stonecrest shopping center, Promenade shopping center, Carolina Mall, Ballantyne Village & Piper Glen shopping center.
If you're considering relocate to North Carolina, you need to visit the charming town of Waxhaw, NC before deciding on a city/town to call home.
The Town of Waxhaw, NC Information
WAXHAW, NC PROPERTY TAX RATE
Waxhaw property tax rate is second highest in Union County, which is 1.1722 including fire tax. All the Union county tax rate is calculated by percentage per $100 of the property tax assessed value. For example, ($300,000/100) x 1.1722 = $3,516.60, the annual property tax payment for this example property would be $3.516.60.
More Waxhaw Tax Information, Addresses & Contact
Union County Tax Administration
WAXHAW SCHOOLS INFORMATION
All the schools located in the town of Waxhaw, NC that situated in Union County, North Carolina. In fact, Union County public schools ranked 3rd place in 2017 Safest School Districts in Charlotte Metro & 2nd place in 2017 Best School Districts in North Carolina by Niche Places to Live Website. According to Areavibes, Waxhaw average test score is 24% higher than the national average. Their data shows 93.6% finished 8th grade, 93.3% finished high schools & 53.6% finished bachelor degree or higher.
The town of Waxhaw, NC has 6 Elementary schools, 1 Union Day Charter School, 4 Middle Schools, 3 High Schools, and 1 Alternative School. The majority of these schools have been exemplary and rated as a "10" out of 10 scores.
Elementary Schools: (According to Carolinas School Hub & School Diggers ratings
Kensington Elementary:"10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
8701 Kensington Drive, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 58th of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 16.4
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 92.02%
New Town Elementary: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
1100 Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 27th of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 18.8
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 94.51%
Western Union Elementary: "9 out of 10 Stars & 4 out of 5 Stars"
4111 Western Union School Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 262nd of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 13.7
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 78.08%
Rea View Elementary: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
320 Reid Dairy Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 8th of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 18.1
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 96.84%
Sandy Ridge Elementary: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 29th of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 16.5
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 94.42%
Marvin Elementary: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
9700 Marvin School Rd.,Marvin, NC 28173
Marvin Elementary Website
School Digger Ranked: 24th of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 16.0
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 95.11%
Waxhaw Elementary School: "7 out of 10 Stars & 3 out of 5 Stars"
1101 Old Providence Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 576th of 1406 NC Elementary Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 17.0
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 57.97%
Union Day Charter School: "5 out of 5 Stars - Facebook"
PO Box 1005, Waxhaw, NC 28173
Middle School:According to Carolinas School Hub & School Diggers ratings
Cuthbertson Middle: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
1520 Cuthbertson Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 17th of 675 NC Middle Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 18.8
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 95.87%
Marvin Ridge Middle: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
2831 Crane Rd, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 11th of 675 NC Middle Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 18.5
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 96.69%
Parkwood Middle: "8 out of 10 Stars & 4 out of 5 Stars"
3219 Parkwood School Rd, Monroe, NC 28112
School Digger Ranked: 179th of 675 NC Middle Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 17.2
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 69.12%
South Providence Middle (Alternative School):
"1 out of 10 Stars & 1 out of 5 Stars"
500 South Providence Street, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 662nd of 675 NC Middle Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 3.9
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 1.41%
High Schools:According to Great Schools & School Diggers ratings
Cuthbertson High: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
1400 Cuthberston Rd., Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 37th of 554 NC High Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 20.7
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 86.26%
Marvin Ridge High: "10 out of 10 Stars & 5 out of 5 Stars"
2825 Crane Rd., Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 32nd of 554 NC High Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 19.9
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 87.29%
Parkwood High: "5 out of 10 Stars & 3 out of 5 Stars"
3220 Parkwood School Rd., Monroe, NC 28112
School Digger Ranked: 253rd of 554 NC High Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 17.3
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 44.45%
South Providence (Alternative School):
"No Rating & 1 out of 5 Stars"
500 S. Providence Street, Waxhaw, NC 28173
School Digger Ranked: 526th of 554 NC High Schools
Teacher/Student Ratio: 3.9
2016 Average Standard Test Score: 2.36%
Waxhaw NC School Links ResourcesNC School Report Cards , Union County Public Schools
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Updated: 19th November, 2018 9:13 AM.