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Waxhaw is a town in Union County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
The community was named after Indian tribe
The latitude of Waxhaw is 34.924N. The longitude is -80.743W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,937.
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19% of Waxhaw residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waxhaw ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waxhaw was $23,481, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Waxhaw residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Waxhaw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $623. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,124.
Libraries in Waxhaw include Waxhaw Library ... View libraries
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waxhaw political report.
The average commute time for Waxhaw workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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