Asheville, NC
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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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

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
92,452

Age

PEOPLE OF North Carolina DETAILS
Under 5 Years 4.86
5 To 17 12.54
18 To 24 9.11
25 To 34 17.09
35 To 54 26.60
55 To 64 11.45
65 Years And Over 18.35

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.6
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 92.4
COLLEGE GRADUATES 47.8

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Asheville 32459 27762.50742534561 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Asheville 47803 22110.50437105391 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.5%

Employment Industries in Asheville

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.2
Accommodation 13.8
Retail 11.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 8.6
Education 8.4
Manufacturing 7.8
Other 5.2
Construction 4.8
Administration 4.8
Arts 3.9
Public Service 2.7
Real estate 2.7
Transportation 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 77.9
Black Or African American 11.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 1.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.3
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 6.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 15.5
German 14.0
Irish 11.9
Italian 5.2
Scottish 4.3
Scots-Irish 4.2
French 3.0
European 2.9
Polish 1.7
British 1.4
Ukrainian 1.2
Dutch 1.1
Welsh 1.0
Russian 1.0
Swedish 1.0
Norwegian 0.8
Canadian 0.6
Scandinavian 0.5
Eastern European 0.5
Swiss 0.5

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.0
Spanish 4.9
Slavic languages 0.9
French 0.7
Other Indo-European 0.7
Chinese 0.5
Portuguese 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.3
Langs. of India 0.2
Korean 0.1
Russian 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Hungarian 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
African languages 0.1
Persian 0.1
Scandinavian languages 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Japanese 0.0

Foreign Born Asheville Residents:
7.1%