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Overview
Population:83,796
Pop. Change:13%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Asheville Metro Area
County: Buncombe County
City:Asheville
Zip Code:28806, 28803, ... 7 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Asheville's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Asheville Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city  Location: Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park Elevation: 2207 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Attractive settingHome prices
Attractive downtownAir service
Nearby mountainsWinter cold

Interesting Facts about Asheville, North Carolina

As of 2014, Asheville's population is 83,796 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.12 percent.

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The median home cost in Asheville is $175,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Asheville's cost of living is 1.90% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Asheville public schools spend $10,349 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Asheville.

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The unemployment rate in Asheville is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Asheville jobs have Increased by 2.30 percent.


Ranked #8 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #25 Best Green Cities
Ranked #32 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
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Map Of Asheville

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Asheville's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes