Asheville SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Asheville, North Carolina Info Snack

Asheville is a city and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. It is the largest city in Western North Carolina, and the 12th-most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The city's population was 89,121 according to the 2016 estimates. It is the principal city in the four-county Asheville metropolitan area, with a population of 424,858 in 2010. Asheville is home to the United States National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), the world's largest active archive of weather data.
Population
87,531
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
16.2%
Median Home
$212,000
Median Income
$44,946
Median Rent
$910

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Map Of Asheville, NC

Population over time in Asheville

Year Population % Change
2016 87,531 0.9%
2015 86,789 1.2%
2014 85,783 1.1%
2013 84,883 1.3%
2012 83,796 1.2%
2011 82,823 1.0%
2010 81,970 -

Crime in Asheville Per 100k

Crime Asheville NC USA
Violent Crime 599.7 372.2 386.3
Murder 11.2 6.7 5.3
Robbery 160.8 92.0 102.8
Aggravated Assault 374.1 245.5 248.5
Property Crime 4865.7 2737.5 2450.7
Burglary 839.8 710.4 468.9
Larceny 3735.5 1876.2 1745.0
Car Theft 290.4 150.8 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Asheville

White
77.7% (68,001)
African American
12.2% (10,646)
American Indian
0.3% (224)
Asian
2.1% (1,848)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (84)
Two Or More
2.0% (1,719)
Hispanic
5.7% (5,009)
Race Asheville NC USA
White 77.7% 64.0% 60.6%
African American 12.2% 21.2% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 2.5% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.0% 2.5%
Hispanic 5.7% 8.9% 17.3%

Household Income For Asheville, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.8% (5,952)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (6,914)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (10,328)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (10,153)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (14,267)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (16,018)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (8,490)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.9% (9,540)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (2,976)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (2,888)
Income Asheville NC USA
Less than $10,000 6.8% 7.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 6.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 11.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 11.4% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 14.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 18.0% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 11.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.9% 11.1% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 3.9% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 3.9% 5.7%

Gender in Asheville

Female
53.0% (46,361)
Male
47.0% (41,169)
Gender Asheville NC USA
Female 53.0% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Asheville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.4% (2,097)
9-12th Grade
5.4% (4,691)
High School / GED
18.5% (16,197)
Some College
19.1% (16,696)
Associate's Degree
7.7% (6,742)
Bachelor's Degree
28.8% (25,234)
Master's Degree
13.0% (11,386)
Professional Degree
3.5% (3,053)
Doctorate Degree
1.6% (1,432)
Education Asheville NC USA
< 9th Grade 2.4% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 5.4% 8.5% 7.4%
High School / GED 18.5% 26.4% 27.5%
Some College 19.1% 21.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.7% 9.1% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 28.8% 18.8% 18.8%
Master's Degree 13.0% 7.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 3.5% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.6% 1.3% 1.3%

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