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28173 Social
Zip Code: 28173
State: North Carolina
City Name: Waxhaw
County: Union
State Zip Codes: North Carolina Zip Codes
State Geography: North Carolina Geography

28173 Overview 28173 Demographic 28173 Economic 28173 Housing 28173 Social
Subject
Number
Percent
     
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT    
    Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 5,028 100.0
Nursery school, preschool 557 11.1
Kindergarten 350 7.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,467 49.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,057 21.0
College or graduate school 597 11.9
     
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT    
    Population 25 years and over 11,427 100.0
Less than 9th grade 299 2.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,011 8.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,739 24.0
Some college, no degree 2,500 21.9
Associate degree 1,088 9.5
Bachelor's degree 2,905 25.4
Graduate or professional degree 885 7.7
     
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.2 (X)
     
MARITAL STATUS    
    Population 15 years and over 13,156 100.0
Never married 2,250 17.1
Now married, except separated 9,475 72.0
Separated 139 1.1
Widowed 472 3.6
  Female 414 3.1
Divorced 820 6.2
  Female 429 3.3
     
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS    
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years 270 100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 119 44.1
     
VETERAN STATUS    
Civilian population 18 years and over 12,390 100.0
Civilian veterans 1,467 11.8
     
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION    
Population 5 to 20 years 4,356 100.0
With a disability 229 5.3
     
Population 21 to 64 years 10,468 100.0
With a disability 1,881 18.0
  Percent employed 64.4 (X)
No disability 8,587 82.0
  Percent employed 79.9 (X)
     
Population 65 years and over 1,410 100.0
With a disability 533 37.8
     
RESIDENCE IN 1995    
Population 5 years and over 16,246 100.0
Same house in 1995 8,085 49.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,883 48.5
  Same county 2,096 12.9
  Different county 5,787 35.6
    Same state 2,848 17.5
    Different state 2,939 18.1
Elsewhere in 1995 278 1.7
     
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
Total population 17,758 100.0
Native 17,264 97.2
  Born in United States 17,140 96.5
    State of residence 9,422 53.1
    Different state 7,718 43.5
  Born outside United States 124 0.7
Foreign born 494 2.8
    Entered 1990 to March 2000 232 1.3
  Naturalized citizen 187 1.1
  Not a citizen 307 1.7
     
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
Total (excluding born at sea) 494 100.0
Europe 179 36.2
Asia 68 13.8
Africa 11 2.2
Oceania 0 0.0
Latin America 165 33.4
Northern America 71 14.4
     
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
Population 5 years and over 16,246 100.0
English only 15,494 95.4
Language other than English 752 4.6
    Speak English less than "very well" 227 1.4
Spanish 453 2.8
    Speak English less than "very well" 172 1.1
Other Indo-European languages 254 1.6
    Speak English less than "very well" 51 0.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.2
    Speak English less than "very well" 4 0.0
     
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)    
Total population 17,758 100.0
Total ancestries reported 16,921 95.3
Arab 30 0.2
Czech1 101 0.6
Danish 86 0.5
Dutch 230 1.3
English 2,096 11.8
French (except Basque)1 533 3.0
French Canadian1 104 0.6
German 2,965 16.7
Greek 90 0.5
Hungarian 119 0.7
Irish1 1,611 9.1
Italian 691 3.9
Lithuanian 29 0.2
Norwegian 151 0.9
Polish 331 1.9
Portuguese 27 0.2
Russian 64 0.4
Scotch-Irish 1,155 6.5
Scottish 573 3.2
Slovak 12 0.1
Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Swedish 147 0.8
Swiss 63 0.4
Ukrainian 19 0.1
United States or American 2,053 11.6
Welsh 76 0.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 36 0.2
Other ancestries 3,512 19.8

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