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Asheville, North Carolina
Alpharetta, Georgia
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Asheville is 21% less densely populated than Alpharetta.
People are 19% less likely to be married in Alpharetta.
The Median Age is 1.8 years older in Asheville.

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PEOPLE
 Asheville, NCAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 Population88,51263,693321,418,820
 Population - 201081,97054,723308,745,538
 Population - 200068,88934,854285,036,114
 Population - 199061,60713,002251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now43.67%389.87%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now28.49%82.74%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,9542,36891
 Land Area45273,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age38.236.437.4
 Female Population53.21%50.12%50.81%
 Male Population46.79%49.88%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Asheville, NCAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.63%7.80%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.21%8.05%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.39%8.01%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.77%5.56%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.68%3.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.90%3.12%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.57%12.08%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.48%16.41%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.96%16.39%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.51%6.25%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.22%4.74%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.36%4.27%7.64%
 Age 75 to 845.31%2.37%4.26%
 Age 85 and over3.01%1.59%1.85%
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 RACE
 Asheville, NCAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 White77.69%62.97%62.77%
 Black12.39%10.19%12.24%
 Asian1.78%15.09%4.95%
 Native American0.36%0.15%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.55%3.11%2.13%
 Hispanic6.08%8.16%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.92%91.84%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Asheville, NCAlpharetta, GAUnited States
 Households37,70922,200116,211,000
 Family Households18,30715,70776,958,100
 Non Family Households19,4026,49339,253,000
 Household Size2.182.742.63
 Married Population42.18%60.89%50.58%
 Single Population57.82%39.11%49.42%
 Now Married39.25%60.27%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.92%0.62%2.17%
 Never Married36.76%26.04%32.55%
 Widowed6.66%4.10%5.95%
 Divorced14.41%8.96%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.33%50.38%31.68%
 Married, no children46.86%32.84%41.44%
 Single, w/children18.78%11.61%16.94%
 Single, no children9.03%5.17%9.95%
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