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Asheville, North Carolina
Boulder, Colorado
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Asheville is 121% less densely populated than Boulder.
People are 8% more likely to be married in Boulder.
The Median Age is 9.9 years older in Asheville.

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PEOPLE
 Asheville, NCBoulder, COUnited States
 Population88,512107,349321,418,820
 Population - 201081,97097,050308,745,538
 Population - 200068,88994,673285,036,114
 Population - 199061,60783,312251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now43.67%28.85%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now28.49%13.39%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,9544,32091
 Land Area45253,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age38.228.337.4
 Female Population53.21%48.56%50.81%
 Male Population46.79%51.44%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Asheville, NCBoulder, COUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.63%3.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.21%4.01%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.39%3.70%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.77%2.13%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.68%14.44%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.90%15.48%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.57%15.92%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.48%11.32%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.96%10.32%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.51%4.95%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.22%4.09%5.72%
 Age 65 to 748.36%5.37%7.64%
 Age 75 to 845.31%2.54%4.26%
 Age 85 and over3.01%1.79%1.85%
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 RACE
 Asheville, NCBoulder, COUnited States
 White77.69%82.66%62.77%
 Black12.39%0.90%12.24%
 Asian1.78%4.67%4.95%
 Native American0.36%0.11%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.55%2.59%2.13%
 Hispanic6.08%8.89%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.92%91.11%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Asheville, NCBoulder, COUnited States
 Households37,70941,687116,211,000
 Family Households18,30717,71776,958,100
 Non Family Households19,40223,97039,253,000
 Household Size2.182.232.63
 Married Population42.18%33.93%50.58%
 Single Population57.82%66.07%49.42%
 Now Married39.25%33.09%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.92%0.84%2.17%
 Never Married36.76%55.25%32.55%
 Widowed6.66%2.88%5.95%
 Divorced14.41%7.94%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.33%33.78%31.68%
 Married, no children46.86%45.60%41.44%
 Single, w/children18.78%12.15%16.94%
 Single, no children9.03%8.47%9.95%
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