Asheville, North Carolina 

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Population

89,318

+9.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$44,077

Median Home Price

$286,900

Best Places to Live in Asheville, North Carolina

Mid-sized city - Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Asheville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Home prices
-Air service
-Winter cold

Local Listings in Asheville
 $419,000 
37 Madeline Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2012 SqFt
 $360,000 
6 Marne Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1080 SqFt
 $475,000 
30 Brucemont Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1527 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Asheville Metro Area

Asheville lies at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest portion of the Appalachian Range. The town is an eastern equivalent of the many mountain resort towns that dot the American west, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. Originally settled in the 1850’s as a health resort, Asheville has an interesting history- in the late 1800’s and especially the 1920’s the area was a popular retreat for wealthy vacationers, including eight presidents and many well-known industrialists. Today the area has an active economy and serves both as a getaway from summer heat in the nearby lowlands and as a travel destination for many in east coast cities.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Asheville
Zip Codes: 28806 28803 28715 28804 28704 28805 28801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Asheville is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Asheville jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Asheville's cost of living is 6.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Asheville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Asheville, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Buncombe county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Asheville's population is 89,318 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Asheville is $286,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Asheville public schools spend $8,966 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Asheville. More Education


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Reviews for Asheville   116 Reviews
Great city but needs ethnic diversity - 1/7/2020
Asheville is a great city moderately fast growing population and booming tourism scene. Though not much to complain about Asheville it is very much lacking in ethnic... Read More

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For such a small town it seemed unsafe - 1/2/2020
I recently visited some friends in Asheville, I was there for a week. It is a beautiful area, mountains and the town. I was excited to stay at a hotel right in Asheville... Read More

Many outsiders have changed this town. - 9/25/2019
Asheville used to be a great place until the mass exodus of Floridians and Californians came to town. Now it is overpriced (feeling the same pain Washington State felt... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN ASHEVILLE
$419,000
37 Madeline Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$360,000
6 Marne Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$475,000
30 Brucemont Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$275,000
21 Brownstone Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$165,000
41 Liberty St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$575,000
182 W Chestnut St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$315,000
59 Cedar Hill Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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