Latest Data (2016)
Population 89,121
Nationwide Rank 360

Quick Facts

Asheville, North Carolina is the 360th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Asheville, North Carolina is a city.

Asheville, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Asheville had its largest population ever.

Asheville, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Asheville, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
350 Nampa, Idaho 91,382 66.8%
351 Edmond, Oklahoma 91,191 33.0%
352 Bend, Oregon 91,122 73.1%
353 Carmel, Indiana 91,065 70.0%
354 San Leandro, California 90,465 13.4%
355 Fishers, Indiana 90,127 130.8%
356 Deltona, Florida 90,124 28.6%
357 Concord, North Carolina 89,891 58.7%
358 Tracy, California 89,274 53.7%
359 Suffolk, Virginia 89,273 39.0%
360 Asheville, North Carolina 89,121 22.2%
361 Livermore, California 89,115 20.5%
362 Newton, Massachusetts 89,045 6.2%
363 Fall River, Massachusetts 88,930 -3.4%
364 Menifee, California 88,531 106.9%
365 Indio, California 88,488 75.8%
366 Norwalk, Connecticut 88,438 6.4%
367 Waukegan, Illinois 88,182 -0.1%
368 Sugar Land, Texas 88,177 35.8%
369 Fort Smith, Arkansas 88,133 9.2%
370 Hawthorne, California 88,031 4.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
158 Cary 162,320 66.6%
235 Wilmington 117,525 30.9%
259 High Point 111,223 28.4%
349 Greenville 91,495 45.7%
357 Concord 89,891 58.7%
360 Asheville 89,121 22.2%
459 Gastonia 75,536 11.7%
523 Jacksonville 67,784 3.0%
627 Chapel Hill 59,246 23.3%
676 Rocky Mount 55,466 -5.7%
688 Huntersville 54,839 109.7%
719 Burlington 52,709 14.7%
761 Wilson 49,620 10.1%
798 Kannapolis 47,839 27.9%
810 Apex 47,349 122.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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