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Best Place to Live in Leicester (zip 28748), North Carolina

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Overview
Population:11,806
Pop. Change:19%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Asheville Metro Area
County: Buncombe County
City:No City
Zip Code:Leicester (zip 28748)
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Leicester'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 Leicester (zip 28748), North Carolina

As of 2014, Leicester (zip 28748)'s population is 11,806 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.89 percent.

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The median home cost in Leicester (zip 28748) is $134,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Leicester (zip 28748)'s cost of living is 5.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Leicester (zip 28748) 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 Leicester (zip 28748).

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The unemployment rate in Leicester (zip 28748) is 4.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Leicester (zip 28748) 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 Leicester

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Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Leicester (zip 28748)'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