Asheville, North Carolina 

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+9.0% since 2020

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8.5 / 6.0

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Best Places to Live in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, North Carolina is a vibrant city in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here, you can explore natural landscapes like the Pisgah National Forest or visit popular attractions such as the Biltmore Estate and the River Arts District. When it comes to nightlife, Asheville has a wide range of bars, breweries and music venues for visitors to enjoy. It's also home to some impressive art galleries and museums – perfect for indulging your creative side! With its many outdoor activities and cultural opportunities, Asheville is an ideal destination for adventure seekers and culture lovers alike. Mid-sized city - Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
State: North Carolina
County: Buncombe County
Metro Area: Asheville Metro Area
City: Asheville
Zip Codes: 28806 28803 28715 28804 28704 28805 28801
Cost of Living: 5.7% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

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Asheville, Nc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
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Attractive setting
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
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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.


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

Compared to the rest of the country, Asheville's cost of living is 5.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Asheville's Cost of Living

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

In the last Presidential election, Buncombe county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 59.7% to 38.6%. More Voting Stats

Asheville's population is 93,272 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.0%. Learn More...

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

The median home cost in Asheville is Real Estate: $428,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.6%.

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 16.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Asheville is $428,500.
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Reviews for Asheville   117 Reviews
Once a good city, now a place one should avoid. - 8/14/2022
Lived around this city my entire life, and have spent countless hours in every part of it- at one point, Asheville was the place to be, it had a high standard of living,... Read More

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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

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