Waynesville is located in west North Carolina. Waynesville is part of Haywood County. Waynesville has 8.92 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Waynesville population is 9,770, which has grown 5.83% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Waynesville median household income is $35,708 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.19% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Waynesville median house value is $149,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 59.96% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Waynesville is better than the state average in quality. The Waynesville area code is 828.