In 2017, Buncombe County, NC had a population of 258k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $50,040. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Buncombe County, NC grew from 256,088 to 257,607, a 0.593% increase and its median household income declined from $50,685 to $50,040, a -1.27% decrease.
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The largest universities in Buncombe County, NC are Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (1,481 degrees awarded in 2016), University of North Carolina at Asheville (817 degrees), and Warren Wilson College (237 degrees).
The median property value in Buncombe County, NC is $240,100, and the homeownership rate is 63.4%. Most people in Buncombe County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Buncombe County, NC is 2 cars per household.