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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Waynesboro is a town in Tennessee with a population of 2,416. Waynesboro is in Wayne County. Living in Waynesboro offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Waynesboro and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$425
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    340.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    85.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    809.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    255.6
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Waynesboro

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,775
National
$55,322
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Waynesboro Reviews

2 reviews
I love Waynesboro! It's the place I've called home for so many years. After living away for 7 years, it's time for me to return to the small town that built me.
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Waynesboro is a small town in Tennessee. The public schools are small with very good teachers who care about their students. School sports are a big part of of the school.outside of medical and education there are not many job opportunities.