asheville Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,643 5.2 % 7.1 %
High School Graduate 9,529 18.7 % 33.8 %
Some College 12,783 25.0 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 16,752 32.8 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 9,382 18.4 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 46,031 90.1 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 22,786 44.6 % 44.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 84,458 - -
19 years old and under 19,460 23.0 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 31,159 36.9 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 21,078 25.0 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 12,761 15.1 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 13,913 41.0 % 32.4 %
Married 11,690 34.5 % 51.3 %
Separated 1,427 4.2 % 2.8 %
Divorced 6,900 20.3 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 42,247 - -
Occupied Housing Units 37,481 88.7 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,766 11.3 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 24,349 57.6 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 2,060 4.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,399 5.7 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 2,587 6.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 3,189 7.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,789 4.2 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 4,876 11.5 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 740 1.8 % 6.5 %
Boat, RV, or Van 258 0.6 % 0.1 %
Built 2000 or Later 6,488 15.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 5,225 12.4 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,008 11.9 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 4,080 9.7 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,856 11.5 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 8,083 19.1 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 8,507 20.1 % 13.5 %
Electric 19,078 45.2 % 31.6 %
Oil / Kerosene 5,095 12.1 % 5.4 %
Natural Gas 11,363 26.9 % 42.6 %
Tank or LP Gas 1,110 2.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 629 1.5 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 62 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 144 0.3 % 0.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 68,767 83.7 % 76.3 %
African-American 10,998 13.4 % 13.0 %
Native American 631 0.8 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,576 1.9 % 5.0 %
Some Other Race 229 0.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 39,082 50,502
Median Family Income 48,431 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 25,229 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.06 %
  • Temperature 76.97 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.18 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 1.63
    [CDD] 2.15
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.19 %
6.0 0.04 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com