Asheville Nc Population 2017

Asheville Nc's estimated population is 83,393 according to the most recent United States census.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2015 there were 42,100 households in the city, with an average size of 2.2 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.5%, with a median rent of $866/month. The median house size is 5 rooms, and has a value of $199,800.

Year Population Change
2015 88,512 6.10%
2010 83,393 21.10%
2000 68,889 11.80%
1990 61,607 14.00%
1980 54,022 -6.70%
1970 57,929 -3.80%
1960 60,186 13.60%
1950 53,000 3.30%
1940 51,310 2.20%
1930 50,193 76.10%
1920 28,504 51.90%
1910 18,762 27.70%
1900 14,694 43.60%
1890 10,235 291.20%
1880 2,616 0.00%

Asheville Nc Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 70,368 82.03%
Black or African American 10,794 12.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native 322 0.38%
Asian 1,543 1.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 17 0.02%
Some Other Race 781 0.91%
Two or More Races 1,958 2.28%

Population Pyramid

Asheville Nc Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Housing Units 42,100
Owner-Occupied Units 19,100
Renter-Occupied Units 18,572
Median Home Value $199,800
Median Rent $866
Vacancy Rate 10.5%
Houses With Mortgage 12,549
Houses Without Mortgage 6,551
Median Number of Rooms (per House) 5

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Asheville Nc for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.5% and the labor force participation rate is 65.3%.

Asheville Nc Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size 2.2
Average Family Size 3.02
Married Couple Families 13,229
Male Householder (no wife) Families 791
Female Householder (no husband) Families 4,168
Non Family Households
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex) 6.4%
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex) 1.4%