In 2019, Asheville, NC had a population of 463k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $57,428. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Asheville, NC grew from 459,585 to 462,680, a 0.673% increase and its median household income grew from $52,410 to $57,428, a 9.57% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Asheville, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.9%), White (Hispanic) (5.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.42%). 0% of the households in Asheville, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.2% of the residents in Asheville, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Asheville, NC are Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (1,609 degrees awarded in 2019), University of North Carolina at Asheville (882 degrees), and Haywood Community College (777 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Asheville, NC was $248,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.6%. Most people in Asheville, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Asheville, NC was 2 cars per household.