Living in Asheville, NC

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Asheville, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
91,560
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$270,400
Median Income
$49,930
Median Rent
$1,043

Asheville SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Asheville, NC Crime Report

6,618
Total Crimes
7,067.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
185.36%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Asheville
/ 100k People
North Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 6,618 7,067.4 2,729.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 695 742.2 371.8 366.7
Murder 6 6.4 6.0 5.0
Robbery 163 174.1 72.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 467 498.7 262.4 250.2
Property Crime 5,923 6,325.2 2,357.3 2,109.9
Burglary 833 889.6 519.1 340.5
Larceny 4,552 4,861.1 1,666.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 538 574.5 172.2 219.9

Asheville, NC Cost Of Living

102
Asheville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Asheville North Carolina National Average
Overall 102 95 100
Services 98 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 116 108 100
Housing 109 85 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 101 98 100

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Population over time in Asheville

Year Population % Change
2019 91,560 1.1%
2018 90,531 1.4%
2017 89,318 2.0%
2016 87,531 0.9%
2015 86,789 1.2%
2014 85,783 1.1%
2013 84,883 1.3%
2012 83,796 1.2%
2011 82,823 1.0%
2010 81,970 -

Race / Ethnicity in Asheville

White
77.9% (71,363)
African American
11.2% (10,284)
American Indian
0.4% (384)
Asian
1.7% (1,517)
Hawaiian
0.3% (239)
Other
0.1% (47)
Two Or More
1.7% (1,532)
Hispanic
6.8% (6,194)
Race Asheville NC USA
White 77.9% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 11.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Asheville

Female
52.2% (47,826)
Male
47.8% (43,733)
Gender Asheville NC USA
Female 52.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Asheville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,746)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (4,578)
High School / GED
17.0% (15,565)
Some College
17.0% (15,565)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,240)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (27,468)
Master's Degree
13.0% (11,902)
Professional Degree
4.0% (3,662)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,831)
Education Asheville NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Asheville, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
4.5% (414,355)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (583,150)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.4% (1,134,202)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (1,139,814)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (1,311,751)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (1,713,986)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (930,840)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.7% (982,018)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (468,899)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (476,980)
Income Asheville NC USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.4% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.7% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 5.4% 7.7%

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