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People in Asheville, North Carolina

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PeopleAsheville, NCUnited States
Population - 201083,393308,745,538
Population - 200074,080285,036,114
Population - 199069,420251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now20.71%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now13.12%8.46%
Pop. Density1,86588
Land Area44.9333,531,905.42
Water Area0.299264,836.79
Median Age37.937.2
Female Population52.75%50.83%
Male Population47.25%49.18%
Age 0 to 46.41%6.51%
Age 5 to 94.66%6.57%
Age 10 to 145.93%6.68%
Age 15 to 172.75%4.17%
Age 18 to 204.42%4.45%
Age 21 to 245.87%5.52%
Age 25 to 3415.73%13.32%
Age 35 to 4413.97%13.34%
Age 45 to 5412.45%14.44%
Age 55 to 596.37%6.37%
Age 60 to 645.82%5.48%
Age 65 to 747.36%7.12%
Age 75 to 845.12%4.25%
Age 85 and over3.14%1.78%
Native American0.39%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.15%0.17%
Two or More Races2.56%2.68%
Family Households18,44876,595,548
Non Family Households19,09038,631,254
Household Size2.142.61
Married Population41.61%51.40%
Single Population58.39%48.60%
Now Married38.59%49.23%
Married but Separated3.02%2.17%
Never Married35.86%31.83%
Married, w/children27.80%32.53%
Married, no children40.69%41.14%
Single, w/children21.44%16.88%
Single, no children10.07%9.45%

Marital Status

The 2014 Asheville, NC, population is 83,796. There are 1,865 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Asheville, NC

The median age is 37.9. The US median is 37.2. 41.61% of people in Asheville, NC, are married. 14.75% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.14 people. 27.80% of people are married, with children. 21.44% have children, but are single.

Race in Asheville, NC

81.50% of people are white, 12.43% are black, 1.49% are asian, 0.39% are native american, and 1.48% claim 'Other'.

6.45% of the people in Asheville, NC, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 93.55% are non-hispanic).

Asheville People SperlingViews

re: True Southerners Beware! - 10/3/2006: I have been here for six months and totally get this after this time of observing and interacting here. It's a weird vibe and I think the grey, barren, wet climate may... (read more)Supposedly a spiritual mecca....: And people do seem to be very accepting. BUT for a spiritual mecca they sure don't like outsiders to actually move here and are very quick to judge using... (read more)Over-rated: I just spent some time in Asheville, and thought it was just "ok", but is one of the most over-rated cities I've been too. They really work hard to promote it as a... (read more)Have an opinion about Asheville? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Asheville Click Here