Asheville Information

Asheville Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Asheville, NC

General Asheville Information

State: North Carolina

County: Buncombe County

Close cities: Royal Pines, NC, Woodfin, NC, Enka, NC, Biltmore Forest, NC, Swannanoa, NC, Bent Creek, NC, Weaverville, NC, Skyland, NC, Avery Creek, NC, Lake Toxaway, NC, Arden, NC

Asheville Population (census data)
Total 73,875 (+6.0% since 2000)
Male 34,538 (46.8%)
Female 39,337 (53.2%)

Population Density: 1,805 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 91.3 (US Avg is 100)

Asheville Elevation: 2,134 feet above sea level

Land Area: 40.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,854

Zip Codes: 28815, 28814, 28802, 28805, 28810, 28813, 28806, 28801, 28816, 28804, and 28803.

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Asheville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (76.0%)
  • Black (17.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (13.7%)
  • German (11.5%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • United States (9.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.6%)
  • Scottish (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 3,607 people (4.9%)
  • Latin America (46.9%)
  • Europe (34.7%)
  • Asia (18.4%)

Local Asheville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Western Carolina University, University of North Carolina

Asheville School Information

High Schools
A C Reynolds High (1 Rocket Drive, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Asheville High (419 McDowell Street, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Asheville City Schools District)
Clyde A Erwin High (60 Lees Creek Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
T C Roberson High (250 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Middle Schools
A C Reynolds Middle (2 Rocket Drive, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Asheville Middle (197 South French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28801 - Asheville City Schools District)
Clyde A Erwin Middle (20 Erwin Hills Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Charles C Bell Elementary (90 Maple Springs Road, Asheville, NC, 28805 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Claxton Elementary (241 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28801 - Asheville City Schools District)
Emma Elementary (37 Brickyard Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Hall Fletcher Elementary (60 Ridgelawn Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Asheville City Schools District)
Haw Creek Elementary (21 Trinity Chapel Road, Asheville, NC, 28805 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Ira B Jones Elementary (544 Kimberly Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28804 - Asheville City Schools District)
Isaac Dickson Elementary (125 Hill Street, Asheville, NC, 28801 - Asheville City Schools District)
Johnston Elementary (230 Johnston Boulevard, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Oakley Elementary (753 Fairview Road, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Sand Hill-Venable Elementary (154 Sand Hill School Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Vance Elementary (98 Sulphur Springs Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Asheville City Schools District)
West Buncombe Elementary (175 Erwin Hills Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
William W Estes Elementary (275 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Woodfin Elementary (108 Elk Mountain Road, Asheville, NC, 28804 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Buncombe County Early College (340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Evergreen Community Charter (50 Bell Road, Asheville, NC, 28805 - Evergreen Community Charter District)
Francine Delany New School (119 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC, 28806 - Francine Delany New School District)
Randolph Learning Center (90 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28801 - Asheville City Schools District)
School Of Inquiry & Life Science (419 McDowell Street, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Asheville City Schools District)
School of Inquiry and Life Science at Asheville (419 McDowell Street, Asheville, NC, 28803 - Asheville City Schools District)

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