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Crime Rate Indexes

2010 Crime Rate Indexes Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Total Crime Risk Index 182 115 100
Murder Risk Index 145 107 100
Rape Risk Index 162 87 100
Robbery Risk Index 162 93 100
Assault Risk Index 139 88 100
Burglary Risk Index 205 160 100
Larceny Risk Index 187 110 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index 143 86 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.

Crime Indexes are based on numerous current and historical datasets as well as proprietary modeling algorithms which estimate values at more granular geographic levels when specific data is either unavailable or impractical to aggregate. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, these are estimates and should only be used as a guide. For detailed information regarding crime and safety in a community, please contact local law enforcement agencies.

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Education Level Profile and Enrollment Statistics

2010 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Did Not Complete High School 13.49% 16.40% 15.35%
Completed High School 25.26% 29.10% 29.24%
Some College 20.84% 20.07% 20.56%
Completed Associate Degree 8.07% 8.21% 7.50%
Completed Bachelors Degree 20.87% 17.95% 17.52%
Completed Graduate Degree 11.47% 8.27% 9.84%
2010 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Education Index 181 92 100
Public Preprimary 0.60% 0.71% 0.79%
Private Preprimary 0.77% 1.09% 1.05%
Public School 13.56% 16.70% 17.44%
Private School 1.32% 1.51% 2.05%
Public College 6.00% 5.09% 5.28%
Private College 0.79% 1.37% 1.76%
Not Enrolled in School 76.96% 73.53% 71.64%

Highest Education Level Attained (Populations Age 25+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 25 who have attained a particular education level.

Education Index: The Education Index for Zip Codes and places are comprised of a combination of socio-demographic characteristics. These index scores are not based statistically upon the performance of specific schools, programs or colleges located in these areas.

Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 3 who are currently enrolled at each type of learning institution.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Quality of Life Indexes

2010 Quality of Life Indexes Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Quality of Life Index 146 121 100
Amusement Index 162 119 100
Culture Index 198 42 100
Earthquake Index 106 60 100
Education Index 181 92 100
Medical Index 180 81 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 157 42 100
Religion Index 185 154 100
Restaurant Index 186 96 100
Weather Index 129 149 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Weather, Forecast, Temperature and Precipitation Statistics

2010 Weather Summary Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Weather Index 129 149 100
Hail Index 7 118 100
Hurricane Index 65 211 100
Tornado Index 38 76 100
 
Annual Maximum Avg. Temperature 67.0 °F 70.0 °F N/A
Annual Minimum Avg. Temperature 44.0 °F 49.0 °F N/A
Annual Avg. Temperature 55.3 °F 59.5 °F N/A
Annual Heating Degree Days (Tot Degrees < 65) 4,308 3,400 N/A
Annual Cooling Degree Days (Tot Degrees > 65) 787 1,412 N/A
Percent of Possible Sunshine 59 60 N/A
Mean Sky Cover (Sunrise to Sunset - Out of 10) 6 6 N/A
Mean Number of Days Clear (Out of 365 Days) 101 108 N/A
Mean Number of Days Rain (Out of 365 Days) 125 117 N/A
Mean Number of Days Snow (Out of 365 Days) 4 2 N/A
Avg. Annual Precipitation (Total Inches) 48.00" 47.00" N/A
Avg. Annual Snowfall (Total Inches) 16.00" 7.00" N/A
2010 Average Monthly Low Temperature Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Avg. Annual Low Temperature 43.0 °F 47.9 °F N/A
Avg. January Low Temperature 25.3 °F 29.6 °F N/A
Avg. February Low Temperature 27.4 °F 31.4 °F N/A
Avg. March Low Temperature 33.6 °F 38.3 °F N/A
Avg. April Low Temperature 41.2 °F 46.5 °F N/A
Avg. May Low Temperature 49.7 °F 55.2 °F N/A
Avg. June Low Temperature 57.5 °F 63.4 °F N/A
Avg. July Low Temperature 61.8 °F 67.4 °F N/A
Avg. August Low Temperature 61.0 °F 66.2 °F N/A
Avg. September Low Temperature 54.6 °F 59.9 °F N/A
Avg. October Low Temperature 42.7 °F 47.5 °F N/A
Avg. November Low Temperature 34.0 °F 38.2 °F N/A
Avg. December Low Temperature 27.6 °F 31.1 °F N/A
2010 Average Monthly High Temperature Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Avg. Annual High Temperature 67.3 °F 72.3 °F N/A
Avg. January High Temperature 47.2 °F 52.1 °F N/A
Avg. February High Temperature 50.9 °F 55.6 °F N/A
Avg. March High Temperature 58.7 °F 64.1 °F N/A
Avg. April High Temperature 68.5 °F 73.8 °F N/A
Avg. May High Temperature 75.8 °F 80.9 °F N/A
Avg. June High Temperature 81.8 °F 87.3 °F N/A
Avg. July High Temperature 84.7 °F 90.0 °F N/A
Avg. August High Temperature 83.7 °F 88.8 °F N/A
Avg. September High Temperature 78.1 °F 83.1 °F N/A
Avg. October High Temperature 69.2 °F 73.6 °F N/A
Avg. November High Temperature 59.2 °F 64.1 °F N/A
Avg. December High Temperature 50.3 °F 54.3 °F N/A
2010 Average Monthly Precipitation Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Avg. Annual Precipitation 38.89" 47.38" N/A
Avg. January Precipitation 3.21" 4.38" N/A
Avg. February Precipitation 3.27" 3.62" N/A
Avg. March Precipitation 4.04" 4.47" N/A
Avg. April Precipitation 3.18" 3.29" N/A
Avg. May Precipitation 3.75" 4.11" N/A
Avg. June Precipitation 3.33" 4.18" N/A
Avg. July Precipitation 3.13" 4.66" N/A
Avg. August Precipitation 3.44" 4.17" N/A
Avg. September Precipitation 3.18" 4.31" N/A
Avg. October Precipitation 2.55" 3.65" N/A
Avg. November Precipitation 3.09" 3.25" N/A
Avg. December Precipitation 2.71" 3.28" N/A

Annual Heating Degree Days (HDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for heating. Typically, heating degree days are calculated as how much colder the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 55°F on a certain day, there were 10 HDD that day because 65 - 55 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Annual Cooling Degree Days (CDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for air conditioning or refrigeration. Typically, cooling degree days are calculated as how much warmer the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 75°F on a certain day, there were 10 CDD that day because 75 - 65 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Mean Sky Cover: reflects the approximate amount that the sky is covered with clouds, sunrise to sunset on a scale of 0 to 10

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average. Note: A higher Weather Index score represents better overall weather (higher number good). A higher Hail, Hurricane or Tornado Index means the chance of that weather event is higher (higher number bad).

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Pollution Indexes

2010 Pollution Indexes Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Air Pollution Index 99 89 100
Ozone Index 94 91 100
Lead Index 103 55 100
Carbon Monoxide Index 89 92 100
Nitrogen Dioxide Index 98 99 100
Particulate Matter Index 103 97 100

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Population Growth and Population Statistics

2010 Population Growth and Population Statistics Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Total Population 70,681 9,450,965 308,455,134
Square Miles 67.77 48,710.88 N/A
Population Density 1,043.00 194.00 87.20
Population Change Since 1990 13.63% 42.61% 24.02%
Population Change Since 2000 2.60% 17.41% 9.61%
Forecasted Population Change by 2014 0.02% 7.44% 4.52%
Population Male 47.42% 49.60% 49.48%
Population Female 52.58% 50.40% 50.52%
Median Age 40.70 35.30 35.60
2010 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Males Never Married 15.23% 14.83% 15.85%
Males Married 24.53% 28.92% 27.37%
Males Widowed 1.62% 1.08% 1.16%
Males Divorced 5.22% 4.23% 4.50%
Females Never Married 14.80% 12.27% 13.47%
Females Married 24.31% 28.51% 27.06%
Females Widowed 6.63% 4.70% 4.64%
Females Divorced 7.65% 5.45% 5.94%

Population Change Since 1990 and 2000: Change in population since 1990 and 2000 expressed as a percentage increase or decrease.

Population by Marital Status (Population Age 15+): The data represents the number and percentage of people in the area, according to marital status.

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Population by Age

2010 Population by Age Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Median Age 40.70 35.30 35.60
Age 0-5 6.80% 8.73% 8.84%
Age 6-11 6.29% 7.93% 8.41%
Age 12-17 6.66% 7.98% 8.65%
Age 18-24 10.01% 10.38% 9.94%
Age 25-34 13.20% 14.54% 13.40%
Age 35-44 12.30% 13.79% 13.74%
Age 45-54 15.16% 14.48% 14.32%
Age 55-64 11.86% 11.08% 10.80%
Age 65-74 8.09% 6.00% 6.11%
Age 75-84 6.56% 3.64% 4.04%
Age 85+ 3.06% 1.45% 1.75%
2010 Male Population by Age Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Male Median Age 37.80 33.70 34.20
Aged 0 to 5 Years 7.36% 9.09% 9.21%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 6.88% 8.27% 8.79%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 7.22% 8.32% 9.03%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 10.57% 11.11% 10.37%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 14.37% 15.13% 13.75%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 12.75% 13.92% 13.92%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 14.97% 14.21% 14.20%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 11.18% 10.69% 10.49%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 7.33% 5.50% 5.69%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 5.42% 2.91% 3.39%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.96% 0.87% 1.16%
2010 Female Population by Age Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Female Median Age 43.50 37.00 36.90
Aged 0 to 5 Years 6.30% 8.39% 8.48%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 5.77% 7.60% 8.05%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 6.15% 7.65% 8.27%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 9.51% 9.65% 9.51%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 12.14% 13.97% 13.06%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 11.90% 13.67% 13.56%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 15.33% 14.75% 14.44%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 12.48% 11.46% 11.11%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 8.78% 6.48% 6.52%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 7.60% 4.36% 4.69%
Aged 85 Years and Older 4.06% 2.02% 2.32%

Population by Age: The data represents the percentage of people in the area within each age group.

Male Population: The data represents the percentage of males in the population according to age range.

Female Population: The data represents the percentage of females in the population according to age range.

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Population by Race and Ethnicity

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Population by Race
White 78.69% 68.65% 71.91%
Black or African American 15.36% 20.87% 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 1.20% 0.98%
Asian 1.34% 2.03% 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.11% 0.08% 0.21%
Other 4.27% 7.18% 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 6.09% 7.47% 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 93.91% 92.53% 83.95%

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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Household Makeup and Size

2010 Household Family Makeup Statistics Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Family HH 56.30% 69.08% 68.23%
Non-Family HH 43.70% 30.92% 31.77%
Family Households
Married Family HH 71.59% 77.15% 76.48%
Other Family HH 28.41% 22.85% 23.52%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 23.99% 26.52% 27.73%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 76.01% 73.48% 72.27%
Married Family Households
with Children Under 18 32.91% 41.26% 43.56%
with No Children Under 18 67.09% 58.74% 56.44%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 11.23% 13.30% 14.10%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 12.75% 13.23% 13.63%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 43.43% 43.76% 42.96%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 32.58% 29.72% 29.30%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 41.44% 47.16% 47.56%
Female Householder 58.56% 52.84% 52.44%
2010 Household Size Statistics Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Households 32,500 3,783,062 118,402,143
Household Growth Since 2000 6.68% 20.79% 12.25%
Average Household Size 2.08 2.43 2.54
Median Household Size 2.40 2.70 2.73
1 Person 35.54% 24.97% 25.45%
2 Person 36.28% 35.71% 33.50%
3 Person 13.65% 17.36% 16.08%
4 Person 9.49% 14.37% 14.79%
5 Person 3.46% 5.31% 6.59%
6 Person 1.07% 1.54% 2.27%
7 or More Person 0.51% 0.74% 1.32%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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Number of Vehicles Per Household

2010 Number of Vehicles per Household Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Households, Median Vehicles 2.10 2.40 2.20
No Vehicles 9.02% 5.64% 8.49%
1 Vehicle 38.40% 30.05% 32.66%
2 Vehicles 35.53% 40.18% 38.43%
3 Vehicles 13.10% 17.92% 15.03%
4+ Vehicles 3.95% 6.21% 5.39%

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Housing Statistics, Occupancy and Year Built

2010 Move In Date by Year Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Households 32,500 3,783,062 118,402,143
Household, Median Year Moved In 2003 2003 2003
Moved In 1999 or Later 89.67% 90.78% 90.21%
Moved In 1995 to 1998 2.50% 2.18% 2.33%
Moved In 1990 to 1994 1.21% 1.15% 1.30%
Moved In 1980 to 1989 1.12% 1.10% 1.26%
Moved In 1970 to 1979 1.37% 1.49% 1.63%
Moved In 1969 or Earlier 4.14% 3.29% 3.27%
2010 Housing Occupancy Statistics Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Total Units 34,698 4,116,377 126,739,245
Occupied Units 93.67% 91.90% 93.42%
Vacant Units 6.33% 8.10% 6.58%
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units 56.23% 65.59% 63.21%
Renter Occupied Units 37.43% 26.31% 30.21%
Vacant Units 6.33% 8.10% 6.58%
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent 39.76% 23.67% 25.10%
Vacant Units For Sale 20.06% 15.34% 14.92%
Vacant Units Seasonal 18.38% 39.03% 39.17%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 21.79% 21.96% 20.81%
2010 Housing Statistic Year Built Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Housing, Units 34,698 4,116,377 126,739,245
Housing, Median Year Built 1970 1987 1977
Built 1999 or Later 22.60% 36.14% 28.20%
Built 1995 to 1998 5.61% 8.45% 5.22%
Built 1990 to 1994 4.68% 7.28% 5.19%
Built 1980 to 1989 9.94% 13.59% 11.37%
Built 1970 to 1979 11.47% 13.87% 14.68%
Built 1960 to 1969 13.50% 10.66% 11.93%
Built 1950 to 1959 12.93% 8.34% 11.33%
Built 1940 to 1949 8.41% 4.67% 6.39%
Built 1939 or Earlier 17.63% 5.82% 12.74%

Occupied Units: Housing units that are Owner Occupied or Renter Occupied.

Vacant Units: Housing units that are For Sale and Vacant, For Rent and Vacant, Seasonal and Vacant and Other.

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Home Values and Rental Rates

2010 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Owner Occupied Units 19,512 2,699,954 80,110,230
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 60.67% 70.06% 70.65%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 39.33% 29.94% 29.35%
Median Value Owner Households $169,530 $164,302 $177,046
Valued Less than $20,000 2.56% 2.48% 1.98%
Valued $20,000-$39,999 2.40% 3.58% 3.31%
Valued $40,000-$59,999 4.19% 5.78% 5.64%
Valued $60,000-$79,999 4.41% 4.98% 4.79%
Valued $80,000-$99,999 10.11% 9.99% 8.96%
Valued $100,000-$124,999 11.30% 9.89% 8.79%
Valued $125,000-$149,999 8.68% 8.65% 7.92%
Valued $150,000-$174,999 8.13% 8.14% 7.94%
Valued $175,000-$199,999 7.83% 7.89% 8.11%
Valued $200,000-$249,999 7.90% 7.24% 7.66%
Valued $250,000-$299,999 7.29% 8.05% 8.72%
Valued $300,000-$399,999 8.30% 7.94% 8.63%
Valued $400,000-$499,999 5.60% 5.64% 6.36%
Valued $500,000-$749,999 5.76% 5.55% 6.34%
Valued $750,000-$999,999 3.73% 2.59% 3.01%
Valued More than $1,000,000 1.83% 1.62% 1.84%
2010 Housing Rental Rates Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Renter Occupied Units 12,988 1,083,108 38,291,913
Median Rent $880 $829 $950
Rent Less than $250 3.93% 3.95% 3.11%
Rent $250-$499 7.45% 7.93% 6.19%
Rent $500-$749 18.31% 26.14% 18.33%
Rent $750-$999 34.41% 25.28% 24.67%
Rent $1,000-$1,249 21.12% 19.42% 24.03%
Rent $1,250-$1,499 3.69% 4.31% 7.13%
Rent $1,500-$1,999 2.25% 2.78% 7.07%
Rent $2,000+ 4.02% 2.13% 4.19%
No Cash Rent 4.83% 8.06% 5.28%

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Employment, Occupation and Industry

2010 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Employment Potential 58,291 7,373,374 237,450,726
Civilian Total 34,291 4,584,443 143,186,664
Employed Civilian Males 30.21% 33.04% 32.21%
Employed Civilian Females 28.62% 29.14% 28.09%
Armed Forces Male 0.04% 1.15% 0.44%
Armed Forces Female 0.00% 0.14% 0.08%
Unemployed Males 3.54% 3.04% 3.63%
Unemployed Females 2.19% 2.47% 2.51%
Not in the Labor Force Male 13.68% 12.38% 13.51%
Not in the Labor Force Female 21.72% 18.64% 19.53%
2010 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
White Collar 75.66% 69.75% 74.72%
Blue Collar 24.34% 30.25% 25.28%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 14.06% 15.35% 16.09%
Professional and Related 23.76% 20.81% 21.78%
Sales and Office 26.34% 24.77% 26.38%
Service 14.98% 12.15% 13.50%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.21% 0.49% 0.51%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 8.09% 10.29% 8.85%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 12.55% 16.13% 12.88%
2010 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 72.33% 75.67% 73.77%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 8.59% 5.44% 7.05%
Local Government Workers 4.64% 4.86% 6.26%
State Government Workers 5.56% 6.64% 4.67%
Federal Government Workers 2.39% 1.89% 2.47%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 6.38% 5.38% 5.64%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
2010 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining 0.53% 1.21% 1.49%
Construction 7.03% 8.41% 6.97%
Manufacturing 11.66% 16.51% 11.93%
Wholesale Trade 2.99% 2.98% 3.05%
Retail Trade 11.37% 9.87% 10.02%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 3.31% 5.08% 5.58%
Information 2.57% 2.36% 2.94%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 4.80% 6.36% 6.91%
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, etc. 8.87% 9.11% 10.43%
Educational, Health and Social Services 25.93% 21.49% 22.14%
Arts, Entertainment, Accommodation and Food Services, etc. 12.10% 7.44% 8.46%
Other Services 5.59% 4.96% 5.15%
Public Administration 3.25% 4.22% 4.92%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades"

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2010 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2010 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Travel Time and Mode of Transportation to Work

2010 Travel Time to Work Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 35.86% 24.69% 25.26%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 45.38% 40.17% 36.15%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 14.63% 28.42% 29.43%
Travel Time 60+ Min 4.13% 6.72% 9.16%
2010 Mode of Transportation to Work Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Car, Truck, Van to Work 89.81% 93.01% 87.32%
Public Transportation to Work 1.71% 0.79% 4.44%
Other Transportation to Work 3.80% 2.61% 4.00%
Work at Home 4.67% 3.59% 4.24%

Travel Time to Work: Half the workers in the area have a longer travel time than this, half have less travel time.

Mode of Transportation to Work: Provides a percentage breakdown by mode of transportation to work in a particular area.

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Employee Statistics by NAICS Code

2010 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 43,916 3,556,811 119,050,433
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.00% 0.14% 0.15%
Mining 0.00% 0.09% 0.48%
Utilities 0.00% 0.58% 0.53%
Construction 5.48% 6.97% 6.25%
Manufacturing 4.53% 14.97% 11.24%
Wholesale Trade 1.89% 4.89% 5.02%
Retail Trade 14.19% 13.16% 13.19%
Transportation and Warehousing 1.53% 3.39% 3.65%
Information 2.23% 2.22% 2.87%
Finance and Insurance 3.62% 5.66% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.46% 1.65% 1.97%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 6.28% 5.61% 6.84%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.78% 2.43% 2.61%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 8.48% 6.76% 6.84%
Educational Services 1.65% 1.85% 2.33%
Health Care and Social Assistance 23.25% 13.99% 14.14%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.62% 1.50% 1.75%
Accommodation and Food Services 16.96% 9.78% 9.86%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5.06% 4.35% 4.66%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Establishment Statistics by NAICS Code

2010 Establishments by NAICS Code Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 3,011 227,597 7,700,385
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.00% 0.38% 0.31%
Mining 0.00% 0.09% 0.33%
Utilities 0.00% 0.17% 0.22%
Construction 9.10% 12.63% 10.56%
Manufacturing 2.62% 4.44% 4.31%
Wholesale Trade 3.39% 5.34% 5.60%
Retail Trade 15.51% 15.98% 14.62%
Transportation and Warehousing 1.56% 2.62% 2.86%
Information 1.66% 1.55% 1.86%
Finance and Insurance 6.01% 6.06% 6.58%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6.08% 4.89% 4.95%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 13.92% 10.16% 11.28%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0.40% 0.64% 0.66%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 4.32% 5.00% 4.98%
Educational Services 1.16% 1.00% 1.13%
Health Care and Social Assistance 13.05% 9.55% 10.21%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.49% 1.51% 1.63%
Accommodation and Food Services 10.63% 8.02% 8.24%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 9.10% 9.98% 9.70%

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Household Income Statistics

2010 Household Income Statistics Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Total Area Household Income $1,895,121,181 $246,402,870,692 $8,877,041,207,141
Median Household Income $42,631 $49,673 $55,970
Average Household Income $58,311 $65,133 $74,974
Per Capita Household Income $26,812 $26,072 $28,779
 
Income Less than $15,000 16.98% 12.96% 11.96%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 12.40% 10.28% 9.15%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 12.53% 11.21% 9.99%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 15.90% 15.90% 14.37%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 17.89% 19.89% 18.95%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 11.20% 13.19% 14.07%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 5.34% 7.10% 8.54%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 3.13% 3.76% 5.01%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 1.99% 2.66% 3.59%
Income $200,000 and Over 2.64% 3.05% 4.38%

Household Income: Data on consumer income collected by the Census Bureau covers money income received (exclusive of certain money receipts such as capital gains) before payments for personal income taxes, social security, union dues, medicare deductions, etc. Therefore, money income does not reflect the fact that some families receive part of their income in the form of non-cash benefits, such as food stamps, health benefits, rent-free housing, and goods produced and consumed on the farm.

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Retail Sales Statistics

2010 Retail Sales Statistics Asheville, NC North Carolina United States
Total Retail Sales (Including Food Services) $1,296,667,000 $125,528,394,000 $4,253,550,572,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales 9.33% 9.24% 7.42%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales 4.58% 4.12% 4.47%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales 2.56% 1.90% 2.37%
Food and Beverage Store Sales 10.39% 13.84% 13.98%
Food Services 14.48% 8.32% 9.50%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales 8.32% 8.53% 7.46%
General Merchandise Store Sales 16.13% 16.57% 17.57%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales 7.38% 5.92% 5.41%
Home Furnishings Store Sales 3.50% 3.05% 2.53%
Miscellaneous Store Sales 4.27% 3.22% 2.94%
Motor Vehicles Store Sales 14.18% 17.34% 16.16%
Nonstore Purchases Store Sales 1.63% 6.17% 7.98%
Sporting Goods Store Sales 3.26% 1.78% 2.20%

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