Asheville, North Carolina Census Data & Community Profile

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Asheville GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Asheville, NC
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Asheville, NC was 68,889.

Asheville Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Asheville was 32,207, which represents 46.8 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Asheville, NC
There are an estimated 13,627 married men in the town. 51.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Asheville are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Asheville is 36,682 which is 53.2 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Asheville, North Carolina
There are an estimated 13,405 married women in the community. 42.9 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Asheville, NC
The median age of people living in Asheville, NC was 39.2 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Asheville was 3,699. There were 55,397 people above the age of 18, which represents 80.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 18.3 percent of the population (12,597) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Asheville, NC
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Asheville, NC was 67,798.

White Population in Asheville, NC
The estimated White population in the Asheville community is 53,701, which is 78 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Asheville, North Carolina
The estimated Black/African American population is 12,129, which is 17.6 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Asheville, NC
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Asheville, NC was 240.

Asian Population in Asheville, North Carolina
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 635.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Asheville, NC
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Asheville was an estimated 39.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 1,054, while those of “two or more races” was 1,091 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Asheville community was 2,589, or 3.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Asheville, NC
The household population number in Asheville was 65,678.

Group Quarters Population in Asheville, NC
Group Quarters population in the community was 3,211.

Average Household Size in Asheville, NC
The average household size in Asheville is 2.14 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.81 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Asheville, NC
At the time of the last census survey, there were 33,567 total housing units in Asheville.

The number of occupied housing units was 30,690, or 91.4 of the total units in town. Of these, 17,428 were owner-occupied (56.8), and 13,262 were renter-occupied (43.2, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 2,877 vacant homes in Asheville at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Asheville, North Carolina
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 14,825, with a median value in dollars of 109,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Asheville, NC
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $911 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Asheville, average costs per month were $291 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 39,743 people in the community had a high school degree, or 82.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Asheville, North Carolina
14,679 people in Asheville also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 30.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Asheville, NC
The number of Civilian Veterans in Asheville was 7,953, or 14.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Asheville, NC
In 2000, there were 13,835 people in Asheville, NC listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Asheville, NC
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 5,355 people in Asheville who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 8.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Asheville, North Carolina
There were 34,918 in the labor force in Asheville at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 61.3 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Asheville was 17.8 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Asheville, NC
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $32,772. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Asheville, NC
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $44,029. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Asheville, North Carolina
Per capita income in Asheville in the last full census was 20,024. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Asheville numbered 1,722, or 10.3 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Asheville, NC
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 10,305, or 15.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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