|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Asheville is 94,067. Asheville, North Carolina is the 355th largest city in the US.
Asheville is located entirely in Buncombe County.
The peak population of Asheville was in 2020, when its population was 94,406. In 2020, Asheville was the 353rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 355th largest city in the US. Asheville is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Asheville has grown 29.0% since the 2000. Asheville, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Asheville has a population density of 1,855.9 people per square mile.
|351||San Marcos, California||94,926||69.9%|
|355||Asheville, North Carolina||94,067||29.0%|
|357||Fall River, Massachusetts||93,884||1.9%|
|358||Palm Coast, Florida||93,833||182.7%|
The total voting age population of Asheville, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 71,536. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.1% of the residents of Asheville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Asheville are 84.0% White, 11.2% Black, 1.9% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Asheville, 13.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.3%. On a per-household basis, 8.1% of families are below the poverty line in Asheville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.0% of Asheville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Asheville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.9% have a bachelor's degree and 19.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Asheville residents aged 5 and older, 9.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Asheville is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Asheville, 10.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Asheville is $49,930.
In Asheville, 48.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.8% of housing units in Asheville.
Of all the housing units in Asheville, 20.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Asheville, 18.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 8,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Asheville is $1,043.
In Asheville, 83.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.