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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Home prices
-Air service
-Winter cold


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Asheville lies at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest portion of the Appalachian Range. The town is an eastern equivalent of the many mountain resort towns that dot the American west, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. Originally settled in the 1850’s as a health resort, Asheville has an interesting history- in the late 1800’s and especially the 1920’s the area was a popular retreat for wealthy vacationers, including eight presidents and many well-known industrialists. Today the area has an active economy and serves both as a getaway from summer heat in the nearby lowlands and as a travel destination for many in east coast cities.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Asheville is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Asheville jobs have Increased by 2.77 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Asheville's cost of living is 9.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Asheville's population is 88,512 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 43.67 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Asheville is $229,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 19.47%.
    SCHOOLS
    Asheville public schools spend $8,966 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Asheville.

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  8/15/2017
Great place to live if you like the outdoors.

Asheville overall is an amazing place to live. I was surprised to see so many negative reviews on here. So I figured I would write a review to provide another side of... (Read More)

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  7/4/2017
Asheville is a Beautiful Place to Live

Asheville is an incredible beautiful place to live. I have lived here and brought up three daughters for the past thirty years. It has gone though tremendous changes... (Read More)

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  5/11/2017
5 stars to visit, 3 stars to live.

Like many places, Asheville has many great things to offer, along with challenges when it comes to day-to-day living. After visiting here in 2014, and actually living... (Read More)

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