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Asheville, North Carolina, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 63. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Asheville, North Carolina, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 61. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.

  CRIMEAsheville, North CarolinaUnited States
  Violent Crime  62.941.4
  Property Crime  61.343.5


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re: general ramblings from a new comer - 7/7/2006
Ironic isnt it? I just moved from Asheville to Northern, NH about a month and a half ago. Funny thing, sounds like we switched places all together. In response to... (read more)
general ramblings from a new comer
I moved here in January, not from Florida, but from northern NH. Marriage was over & I was tired of being COLD! I did slightly more than point to a map & say...this... (read more)
re: True Southerners Beware! - 10/3/2006
There's much truth in this review--see my write-up "Not what I was hoping for" 5/13/2015. However, Michael's attitude is so antiquated and his viewpoint so narrow that... (read more)
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Keep the hysteria in check
Just wanted to chime in a few thoughts from a native who no longer lives there, but visits family regularly. I was born and raised in Asheville for all of my first 26... (read more)
7 year perspective
I read all of the other comments prior to adding a comment myself. I noticed that many posts were made by people from western states with much taller mountains, less... (read more)
Re-vitalization bordering on greed
I've grew up in the Asheville area and visit often. I've watched this place transform from a quaint and sometimes eccentric Southern town to an over-developed tourist... (read more)
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