Asheville, NC
Demographic Data



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Asheville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Asheville Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
89,121

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.57
5 To 17 12.84
18 To 24 10.04
25 To 34 17.27
35 To 54 25.45
55 To 64 11.69
65 Years And Over 17.15

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.3
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 92.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 47.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Asheville 28933 25865.009822655804 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Asheville 44946 21664.618705035973 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.2%

Employment Industries in Asheville

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.6
Accommodation 14.2
Retail 12.3
Education 8.5
Manufacturing 8.0
Professional, scientific, and technical services 7.2
Administration 5.3
Construction 4.7
Other 4.6
Arts 3.4
Finance 2.7
Public Service 2.4
Information Technology 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 77.7
Black Or African American 12.2
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 2.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 14.6
German 13.7
Irish 13.1
Scots-Irish 4.7
Italian 4.6
Scottish 4.2
French 2.4
European 2.3
Polish 2.1
Russian 1.2
Swedish 1.1
Dutch 1.1
British 1.0
Welsh 1.0
Norwegian 0.9
Ukrainian 0.7
African 0.6
French Canadian 0.6
Canadian 0.6
Eastern European 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.3
Spanish 4.5
French 0.7
Chinese 0.7
Other Indo-European 0.7
Slavic languages 0.6
German/Yiddish 0.3
Langs. of India 0.3
Tagalog 0.2
Portuguese 0.2
Russian 0.1
Korean 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Hungarian 0.1
Greek 0.1
Persian 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Scandinavian languages 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1

Foreign Born Asheville Residents:
6.6%