Asheville, North Carolina 

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Population

89,318

+9.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$44,077

Median Home Price

$286,900

North Carolina Gifts

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.

Asheville, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive setting
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
Cons
Home prices
Air service
Winter cold


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Buncombe County
Metro Area: Asheville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Asheville
Zip Codes: 28806 28803 28715 28804 28704 28805 28801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Asheville is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Buncombe county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.7% to 38.6%. 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 Real Estate: $286,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.

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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Housing Market in Asheville

It's a good time to buy in Asheville. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Asheville is $286,900.

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Reviews for Asheville   116 Reviews
What happened to Asheville? - 7/3/2021
Asheville has changed dramatically over the pass twenty years . At one time downtown and the charming family friendly neighborhoods within, reminded me of The Waltons... Read More
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Not what is appears to be - 6/19/2021
This city is very deceiving. Small but if you look close you see big liberal city problems in this town. Mainly because it is overwhelming liberal. Far left liberals.... Read More

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


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ZIP CODES IN ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
28806 28803 28715 28804 28704 28805 28801

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