Latest Data (2017)
Population 91,902
Nationwide Rank 353

Quick Facts

Asheville, North Carolina is the 353rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Asheville, North Carolina is a city.

Asheville, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Asheville had its largest population ever.

Asheville, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Asheville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
343 Nampa, Idaho 93,590 70.8%
344 Chico, California 93,293 21.0%
345 Carson, California 92,735 3.0%
346 Miami Beach, Florida 92,307 4.8%
347 Santa Monica, California 92,306 9.4%
348 Carmel, Indiana 92,198 72.1%
349 Greenville, North Carolina 92,156 46.7%
350 Santa Barbara, California 92,101 2.8%
351 Concord, North Carolina 92,067 62.6%
352 Edmond, Oklahoma 91,950 34.1%
353 Asheville, North Carolina 91,902 26.0%
354 Fishers, Indiana 91,832 135.2%
355 Redding, California 91,794 12.7%
356 Westminster, California 91,564 3.7%
357 Tracy, California 90,889 56.5%
358 Deltona, Florida 90,746 29.4%
359 Menifee, California 90,595 111.7%
360 San Leandro, California 90,553 13.5%
361 Livermore, California 90,295 22.1%
362 Edinburg, Texas 90,280 84.4%
363 Suffolk, Virginia 90,237 40.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
157 Cary 165,904 70.3%
234 Wilmington 119,045 32.6%
261 High Point 111,513 28.7%
349 Greenville 92,156 46.7%
351 Concord 92,067 62.6%
353 Asheville 91,902 26.0%
456 Gastonia 76,593 13.2%
490 Jacksonville 72,447 10.1%
628 Chapel Hill 59,862 24.6%
672 Huntersville 56,212 115.0%
701 Rocky Mount 54,523 -7.3%
728 Burlington 53,077 15.5%
759 Apex 50,451 137.6%
776 Wilson 49,348 9.5%
791 Kannapolis 48,806 30.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 91,902 353
2016 89,121 360
2015 88,512 357
2014 87,882 356
2013 87,236 357
2012 85,712 361
2011 84,718 363
2010 83,393 367
2009 76,636 400
2008 75,915 403
2007 75,268 405
2006 74,404 402
2005 73,392 400
2004 73,176 403
2003 72,651 400
2002 72,336 395
2001 72,765 388
2000 72,883 382
1990 66,184 358