Asheville

In what state is Asheville located?

Asheville, North Carolina is situated in the western part of the state within Buncombe County. It's recognized as the largest city in Western North Carolina and ranks as the 11th largest city in the entire state of North Carolina.

Why is Asheville NC popular?

This lively mountain town has a unique and diverse downtown area with over 30 art galleries, a growing variety of restaurants, a vibrant live music scene, and stunning views of the Appalachian Mountains.

Is Asheville Democrat or Republican?

Historically, the district centered around the strongly Democratic city of Asheville, while the remaining area was divided between Democratic-leaning counties in the south and Republican-leaning counties in the north.

What is the race population in Asheville, NC?

The five largest ethnic groups in Asheville, NC are: White (Non-Hispanic) at 84.4%, Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) at 4.27%, White (Hispanic) at 3.8%, Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) at 2.37%, and Two or More Races (Hispanic) at 2.02%.

 

Overview for Asheville, NC

93,272 people live in Asheville, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $37,392. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

93,272

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,392

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Asheville, NC

Asheville has 38,933 households, with an average household size of 2.31. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Asheville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 93,272 people call Asheville home. The population density is 2,051.27 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

93,272

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.3

Median Age

47.83 / 52.17%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
38,933

Total Households

2.31

Average Household Size

$37,392

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Asheville, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Asheville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Asheville Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Learning Community Of Asheville
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
French Broad River Academy-Girls Campus
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Rainbow Community School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Odyssey Community School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Emmanuel Luthern School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The New Classical Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Azalea Mountain School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Sand Hill-Venable Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
PUBLIC
11th -
No rating available
Ira B Jones Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Montford North Star Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th -
4/5
Haw Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Asheville PEAK Academy
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Francine Delany New School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Hall Fletcher Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Isaac Dickson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Lucy S. Herring Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
The Franklin School of Innovation
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Evergreen Community Charter
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
School of Inquiry and Life Sciences
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Valley Springs Middle
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
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