Buncombe County, NC has a population of 256,088 people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $50,685. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Buncombe County, NC grew from 253,178 to 256,088, a 1.15% increase and its median household income grew from $44,619 to $50,685, a 13.6% increase.
The population of Buncombe County, NC is N/A Other, N/A Two+, and N/A Hawaiian. N/A of the people in Buncombe County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Buncombe County, NC are Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, with 1,704 graduates, University of North Carolina at Asheville, with 802 graduates, and Warren Wilson College, with 199 graduates.
The median property value in Buncombe County, NC is $221,000, and the homeownership rate is 64.1%. Most people in Buncombe County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Buncombe County, NC is 2 cars per household.
Buncombe County, NC is the 7th most populated county in North Carolina and borders Haywood County, NC; Henderson County, NC; McDowell County, NC; Madison County, NC; Rutherford County, NC; and Yancey County, NC& 1 more.