Asheville (zip 28801), North Carolina 

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Population

14,211

-5.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$30,179

Median Home Price

$342,000

Best Places to Live in Asheville (zip 28801), 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 the 28801 zip code, 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 28801
 $299,000 
35 Hibriten Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 724 SqFt
 $550,000 
156 Hillside St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2490 SqFt
 $699,000 
229 Flint St
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2020 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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City: Asheville
Zip Codes: Asheville (zip 28801)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Asheville (zip 28801) is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Asheville (zip 28801) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Asheville (zip 28801)'s cost of living is 12.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Asheville (zip 28801)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 28801 zip code, 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 (zip 28801)'s population is 14,211 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Asheville (zip 28801) is $342,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Asheville (zip 28801) public schools spend $12,061 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in Asheville (zip 28801). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 28801
$299,000
35 Hibriten Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$550,000
156 Hillside St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$699,000
229 Flint St
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$345,000
122 S French Broad Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,900
97 Houston St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$349,900
7 Coleman Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$325,000
124 Evelyn Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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