Asheville, NC Cost of Living

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Asheville cost of living score
More expensive
5.8% higher
than the US average
16.3% higher
than the North Carolina average
Asheville, North Carolina gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 105.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.8% higher than the U.S. average and 16.3% higher than the average for North Carolina.

Asheville, NC

Housing costs in Asheville?
A typical home costs $428,500, which is 26.7% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 48.1% more expensive than the average North Carolina home, at $289,300. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Asheville costs $1,740 per month, which is 21.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 36.2% more than the state average of $1,110.

Can I afford Asheville?
To live comfortably in Asheville, North Carolina, a minimum annual income of $82,080 for a family, and $61,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Asheville?
Asheville gives you with an attractive option for cost-effective living placed somewhere within North Carolina's Buncombe County boasting median housing values arriving around the low $200s and renting often lands near by between $1 - 1.2 thousand respectively - both considerably lower compared to other nearby locations like Hendersonville or Brevard which are located much deeper up westward. Grocery stores also hover just below US figures due largely to local taxes & regulations while sales tax totals out unchanged at 7%.
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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,  More

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Scotty · 

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  More

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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.  More

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