Asheville

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  4. Asheville Employment Information
  5. Asheville Family Information
  6. Asheville Education Information
  7. Asheville Business Information
  8. Asheville Public Benefits Information
  9. Asheville Criminal Information
  10. Asheville Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Asheville Zip Codes


Asheville Legal Resources

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Asheville Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 80,770
  • Land Area (2000): 174.923 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.804 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 35.7186 (2.1) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 72.8186 (22.7) / 83.0186 (28.3)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 4,308
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 787
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 48 inches

Asheville Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 63,902 2002 71,207 2005 71,571
2000 69,411 2003 69,917 2006 73,672
2001 70,061 2004 70,145 2007 72,907

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Houses (2000): 38,840
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 2,319
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 5,423

Asheville Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 77,315 95.83%
 Rural, Farm 32 0.04%
 Rural, Non-farm 3,329 4.13%

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Asheville Employment Information

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Asheville Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 30,861 29,612 1,249 4.05% 41
1991 31,933 29,874 2,059 6.45% 65
1992 32,624 30,243 2,381 7.30% 73
1993 33,021 31,139 1,883 5.70% 57
1994 33,243 31,554 1,688 5.08% 51
1995 33,250 31,594 1,656 4.98% 50
1996 34,350 32,835 1,515 4.41% 44
1997 35,288 33,918 1,370 3.88% 39
1998 35,275 34,010 1,264 3.58% 36
1999 35,135 34,055 1,080 3.07% 31
2000 34,904 33,486 1,418 4.06% 41
2001 35,373 33,399 1,975 5.58% 56
2002 36,217 33,866 2,350 6.49% 65
2003 36,904 34,643 2,260 6.12% 61
2004 37,060 35,008 2,052 5.54% 56
2005 37,065 35,526 1,539 4.15% 42
2006 37,851 36,530 1,320 3.49% 35
2007 37,939 36,663 1,277 3.37% 34
2008 38,266 36,564 1,702 4.45% 44
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 37,959 36,425 1,534 4.04% 40
Feb 2008 37,775 36,190 1,585 4.20% 42
Mar 2008 37,954 36,427 1,527 4.02% 40
Apr 2008 38,087 36,636 1,451 3.81% 38
May 2008 38,396 36,682 1,714 4.46% 45
Jun 2008 38,638 36,835 1,803 4.67% 47
Jul 2008 39,127 37,129 1,998 5.11% 51
Aug 2008 38,178 36,349 1,829 4.79% 48
Sep 2008 38,276 36,400 1,876 4.90% 49
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Asheville Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,419 12.25%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 1,731 8.77%
3. Health Care 1,340 6.79%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,047 5.30%
5. Educational Services 1,006 5.10%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 733 3.71%
7. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 577 2.92%
8. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 536 2.72%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 523 2.65%
10. Public Administration 467 2.37%
11. Finance and Insurance 465 2.36%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 409 2.07%
13. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 392 1.99%
14. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 368 1.86%
15. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 364 1.84%
16. Repair and Maintenance 359 1.82%
17. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 339 1.72%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 302 1.53%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 301 1.52%
20. Truck Transportation 278 1.41%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 3,760 19.82%
2. Educational Services 2,255 11.89%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,036 10.73%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 803 4.23%
5. Public Administration 628 3.31%
6. Social Assistance 563 2.97%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 549 2.89%
8. Finance and Insurance 535 2.82%
9. Department and Other General Stores 534 2.81%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 483 2.55%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 469 2.47%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 438 2.31%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 367 1.93%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 356 1.88%
15. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 315 1.66%
16. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 298 1.57%
17. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 256 1.35%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 229 1.21%
19. Construction 225 1.19%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 201 1.06%

Asheville Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,025 5.19%
2. Other Management Occupations 888 4.50%
3. Other Production Occupations 847 4.29%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 846 4.29%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 719 3.64%
6. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 707 3.58%
7. Other Installation / Maintenance 664 3.36%
8. Carpenters 629 3.19%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 595 3.01%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 585 2.96%
11. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 510 2.58%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 487 2.47%
13. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 457 2.31%
14. Vehicle Mechanics 382 1.94%
15. Top Executives 368 1.86%
16. Other Office and Admin Support 349 1.77%
17. Other Construction Trades 343 1.74%
18. Construction Laborers 340 1.72%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 335 1.70%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 309 1.57%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 934 4.92%
2. Other Management Occupations 865 4.56%
3. Secretaries and Admins 854 4.50%
4. Registered Nurses 797 4.20%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 764 4.03%
6. Cashiers 719 3.79%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 689 3.63%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 685 3.61%
9. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 660 3.48%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 606 3.19%
11. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 603 3.18%
12. Waiters and Waitresses 576 3.04%
13. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 571 3.01%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 523 2.76%
15. Other Production Occupations 515 2.71%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 513 2.70%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 440 2.32%
18. Customer Service Representatives 410 2.16%
19. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 396 2.09%
20. Assemblers and Fabricators 381 2.01%

Asheville Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 34,464 51.92%
15-35 hours 8,349 12.58%
1-14 hours 2,044 3.08%
No regular hours 21,519 32.42%

Asheville Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 998 2.73%
5 AM-5:29 AM 634 1.73%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 943 2.58%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,015 5.50%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,131 8.55%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,903 13.39%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 6,818 18.62%
8 AM-8:29 AM 5,047 13.78%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,366 6.46%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 2,684 7.33%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 913 2.49%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 478 1.31%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,725 7.44%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,960 8.08%

Asheville Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,164 3.18%
5-9 5,406 14.76%
10-14 8,379 22.88%
15-19 8,548 23.35%
20-24 5,633 15.38%
25-29 1,665 4.55%
30-34 3,101 8.47%
35-39 309 0.84%
40-44 316 0.86%
45-59 876 2.39%
60-89 741 2.02%
At least 90 477 1.30%

Asheville Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 423 1.16% 30,372 82.95%
30-44 221 0.60% 3,505 9.57%
45-59 32 0.09% 844 2.31%
At least 60 67 0.18% 1,151 3.14%

Asheville Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 129 0.34%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 5,248 13.82%
 Car / truck / van, solo 29,121 76.69%
 Motorcycle 50 0.13%
 Other 260 0.68%
 Public transportation 743 1.96%
 Walked 1,064 2.80%
 Worked at home 1,356 3.57%

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Asheville Family Information

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Households (2000): 35,662 (77,415 people)
Families (2000): 20,151 (56,782 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 7,004
People at same address in 1995: 36,708

Asheville Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 4,712 13.21%
$10,000-$14,999 3,023 8.48%
$15,000-$19,999 2,825 7.92%
$20,000-$24,999 2,904 8.14%
$25,000-$29,999 2,719 7.62%
$30,000-$34,999 2,404 6.74%
$35,000-$39,999 2,224 6.24%
$40,000-$44,999 1,968 5.52%
$45,000-$49,999 1,886 5.29%
$50,000-$59,999 2,955 8.29%
$60,000-$74,999 3,137 8.80%
$75,000-$99,999 2,332 6.54%
$100,000-$124,999 1,121 3.14%
$125,000-$149,999 482 1.35%
$150,000-$199,999 427 1.20%
$200,000 or more 543 1.52%

Asheville Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 12,590 35.36%
 Family, 2 people 10,245 28.78%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 2,377 6.68%
 Family, 3 people 4,711 13.23%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 391 1.10%
 Family, 4 people 3,178 8.93%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 108 0.30%
 Family, 5 people 1,236 3.47%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 46 0.13%
 Family, 6 people 426 1.20%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 18 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 256 0.72%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 19 0.05%

Asheville Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 26,616 28.06%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 12,570 13.25%
Public Assistance 1,254 1.32%
Retirement 7,023 7.40%
Self Employment 4,214 4.44%
Social Security 11,216 11.82%
Supplemental Security 1,897 2.00%
Wage / Salary 25,450 26.83%
Other 4,621 4.87%

Asheville Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 9,219 62.90%
 With children under 18 5,437 37.10%

Asheville Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,186 10.25%
 Married 17,043 54.84%
 Never Married 9,822 31.60%
 Widowed 1,028 3.31%

Asheville Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,816 13.29%
 Married 17,286 47.70%
 Never Married 9,150 25.25%
 Widowed 4,985 13.76%

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Asheville Education Information

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Asheville Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 3,947 6.11%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 8,095 12.53%
 High school diploma or equivalent 15,962 24.71%
 Some college, no degree 15,497 23.99%
 Associate degree 4,012 6.21%
 Bachelors degree 11,202 17.34%
 Graduate or professional degree 5,871 9.09%

Asheville Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 610 0.76% 469 0.58% 1,079 1.34%
Kindergarten 835 1.03% 86 0.11% 921 1.14%
Grades 1-4 3,293 4.08% 377 0.47% 3,670 4.54%
Grades 5-8 3,561 4.41% 352 0.44% 3,913 4.84%
Grades 9-12 3,291 4.07% 264 0.33% 3,555 4.40%
Undergrad college 4,071 5.04% 441 0.55% 4,512 5.59%
Graduate or professional school 464 0.57% 125 0.15% 589 0.73%
Total 16,125 19.96% 2,114 2.62% 18,239 22.58%

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Asheville Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $1,197,707,000
Retail sales (2002): $2,069,684,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $391,428,000
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Asheville Public Benefits Information

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Asheville Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 66,488 85.15%
 Below Poverty Level 11,599 14.85%

Asheville Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1951 $1,186 $196 $220 $625 $65 $4,775 $6,871 $1,556 $16,296 $0
1952 $1,288 $224 $519 $735 $85 $4,986 $7,613 $1,802 $15,476 $0
1953 $1,416 $220 $627 $724 $96 $5,398 $8,261 $1,836 $18,649 $0
1954 $1,468 $217 $615 $894 $10 $4,884 $7,871 $1,970 $17,800 $630
1955 $1,427 $239 $640 $1,034 $23 $4,698 $7,822 $1,980 $17,290 $670
1956 $1,406 $253 $679 $1,099 $30 $4,871 $8,085 $1,975 $16,841 $842
1957 $1,425 $263 $857 $1,162 $33 $5,502 $8,979 $1,870 $16,486 $793
1958 $1,553 $262 $920 $1,225 $34 $5,103 $8,835 $2,027 $16,875 $1,254
1959 $1,557 $245 $1,028 $1,432 $40 $5,201 $9,258 $2,316 $16,328 $1,397
1960 $1,582 $162 $2,411 $1,548 $50 $6,027 $11,618 $2,375 $15,489 $2,395
1961 $1,949 $183 $3,382 $1,810 $55 $6,025 $13,221 $4,524 $17,432 $3,042
1962 $1,775 $222 $527 $1,875 $57 $5,310 $9,544 $2,295 $19,431 $3,973
1963 $1,855 $219 $558 $2,075 $61 $5,372 $9,921 $2,515 $18,850 $3,596
1964 $2,009 $214 $523 $2,209 $61 $5,451 $10,253 $2,676 $18,499 $0
1965 $2,112 $323 $620 $2,281 $61 $5,524 $10,598 $2,907 $19,083 $0
1966 $2,651 $249 $1,145 $2,468 $61 $5,629 $11,954 $3,158 $21,236 $0
1967 $2,739 $233 $1,531 $2,445 $74 $6,665 $13,454 $3,349 $20,426 $1,752
1968 $3,019 $275 $1,385 $2,520 $74 $6,921 $13,919 $3,282 $21,755 $0
1969 $3,200 $236 $1,184 $2,624 $74 $7,409 $14,491 $4,366 $22,796 $0
1970 $3,383 $213 $1,674 $2,518 $74 $1,405 $9,054 $4,899 $22,859 $9,653
1971 $3,434 $187 $2,011 $2,691 $74 $1,466 $9,676 $5,095 $23,554 $10,543
1972 $5,036 $298 $2,235 $2,819 $103 $6,180 $16,373 $5,835 $30,101 $15,981
1973 $5,215 $343 $4,840 $2,993 $103 $3,019 $16,170 $5,990 $29,958 $17,708
1974 $5,387 $909 $6,396 $4,011 $103 $2,194 $18,091 $6,311 $28,718 $16,904
1975 $6,025 $772 $7,402 $3,988 $103 $2,663 $20,181 $7,188 $25,581 $20,992
1976 $6,195 $732 $7,107 $4,122 $103 $2,560 $20,087 $8,079 $29,891 $22,625
1977 $6,397 $505 $8,257 $4,530 $161 $2,539 $21,884 $9,038 $20,690 $11,942
1978 $6,583 $664 $10,188 $4,817 $230 $2,373 $24,191 $9,678 $19,410 $11,670
1979 $7,498 $799 $13,045 $4,517 $230 $8,528 $33,818 $10,008 $18,180 $10,471
1980 $7,868 $707 $12,932 $6,057 $275 $9,138 $36,270 $12,236 $16,875 $14,354
1981 $7,550 $829 $11,858 $6,836 $275 $13,629 $40,148 $13,155 $15,595 $12,967
1982 $8,566 $1,088 $12,362 $7,980 $0 $14,095 $43,003 $14,435 $14,265 $9,926
1983 $8,365 $897 $11,750 $9,456 $0 $13,830 $43,401 $15,044 $13,780 $13,508
1984 $8,536 $1,050 $11,908 $10,227 $0 $13,560 $44,231 $14,991 $12,375 $13,579
1985 $10,047 $1,181 $14,424 $10,458 $0 $14,135 $49,064 $16,375 $10,970 $15,250
1986 $10,726 $1,366 $14,390 $11,147 $0 $13,204 $49,467 $16,928 $9,550 $20,310
1987 $12,443 $1,738 $17,049 $11,233 $0 $14,842 $55,567 $18,130 $12,955 $28,683
1988 $12,778 $741 $16,508 $12,971 $0 $13,861 $56,118 $19,063 $14,370 $39,641
1989 $13,017 $2,542 $16,719 $14,407 $0 $15,950 $60,093 $19,365 $20,970 $46,278
1990 $14,189 $3,029 $20,535 $8,212 $0 $24,561 $67,497 $22,194 $18,800 $41,642
1991 $15,662 $3,169 $19,733 $8,961 $0 $25,692 $70,048 $23,347 $20,600 $39,001
1992 $16,312 $3,015 $19,019 $15,655 $0 $16,632 $67,618 $24,009 $37,950 $58,159
1993 $16,783 $2,450 $17,888 $15,928 $0 $16,581 $67,180 $25,164 $45,945 $41,170
1994 $17,644 $3,053 $17,345 $16,169 $0 $16,647 $67,805 $26,025 $46,515 $25,375
1995 $19,939 $2,805 $21,190 $5,209 $0 $25,888 $72,226 $26,783 $64,955 $34,332
1996 $20,661 $2,867 $25,039 $5,367 $0 $26,948 $78,015 $27,199 $60,820 $29,127
1997 $21,746 $2,854 $24,905 $5,537 $0 $30,588 $82,776 $29,510 $92,570 $54,817
1998 $22,288 $3,621 $25,660 $5,724 $0 $31,721 $85,393 $30,718 $102,460 $41,076
1999 $25,103 $4,105 $24,807 $6,266 $0 $31,688 $87,864 $30,493 $103,150 $42,212
2000 $25,740 $4,667 $27,321 $6,689 $0 $31,818 $91,568 $34,043 $96,875 $30,431
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $28,931 $5,230 $25,851 $6,998 $0 $35,037 $96,817 $32,976 $95,050 $41,397
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $34,654 $6,343 $31,859 $7,495 $0 $39,469 $113,477 $37,921 $84,150 $56,880
2005 $35,229 $6,284 $31,724 $7,514 $0 $43,257 $117,724 $40,604 $78,455 $55,500
2006 $36,938 $6,487 $33,232 $7,924 $0 $48,597 $126,691 $43,205 $80,935 $111,887


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1951 $419 $236 $0 $0 $262 $111 $6,184
$605 $116 $228 $516 $252 $3,439
1952 $470 $273 $0 $0 $453 $101 $7,573
$665 $135 $268 $570 $298 $4,340
1953 $740 $216 $52 $3 $374 $111 $10,201
$626 $137 $262 $2,710 $347 $4,623
1954 $1,086 $167 $52 $151 $283 $161 $8,616
$706 $0 $257 $1,382 $50 $4,321
1955 $689 $212 $52 $16 $296 $169 $6,912
$778 $0 $249 $906 $56 $3,489
1956 $689 $303 $64 $13 $296 $198 $7,754
$769 $0 $241 $883 $69 $4,229
1957 $935 $315 $73 $0 $336 $164 $9,069
$854 $0 $286 $962 $77 $5,067
1958 $1,086 $236 $54 $0 $938 $145 $9,466
$933 $0 $305 $1,160 $79 $4,530
1959 $1,119 $313 $0 $16 $335 $198 $9,691
$1,010 $0 $358 $1,209 $83 $5,050
1960 $1,358 $285 $0 $0 $413 $211 $10,204
$1,021 $0 $423 $1,340 $99 $5,054
1961 $3,960 $416 $0 $19 $541 $181 $13,876
$1,155 $0 $301 $1,992 $100 $5,211
1962 $0 $365 $78 $0 $508 $209 $9,152
$1,259 $0 $311 $1,107 $112 $5,203
1963 $0 $368 $0 $0 $521 $176 $9,873
$1,292 $0 $304 $1,708 $118 $5,386
1964 $0 $642 $133 $0 $589 $281 $10,886
$1,416 $0 $322 $1,839 $118 $5,546
1965 $0 $577 $94 $16 $698 $369 $11,369
$1,556 $0 $356 $2,066 $118 $5,519
1966 $0 $643 $86 $16 $737 $456 $13,216
$1,605 $0 $398 $2,259 $118 $6,898
1967 $0 $495 $86 $19 $1,067 $512 $14,422
$1,745 $0 $461 $2,406 $154 $7,477
1968 $0 $479 $103 $19 $779 $567 $13,475
$1,862 $0 $489 $2,225 $154 $6,798
1969 $0 $493 $115 $0 $704 $559 $15,545
$1,800 $0 $539 $2,407 $154 $8,774
1970 $0 $380 $123 $0 $1,713 $482 $11,777
$2,157 $0 $541 $2,804 $154 $3,423
1971 $0 $392 $142 $0 $1,893 $656 $12,118
$2,297 $0 $569 $2,380 $154 $3,635
1972 $0 $487 $145 $0 $1,874 $640 $17,339
$2,598 $0 $902 $3,322 $209 $7,162
1973 $0 $489 $166 $0 $1,780 $631 $14,194
$2,680 $0 $1,626 $3,304 $209 $3,309
1974 $0 $720 $223 $0 $3,190 $3,260 $18,451
$2,847 $0 $977 $3,705 $209 $3,320
1975 $0 $854 $734 $0 $3,016 $3,154 $20,500
$3,503 $0 $754 $5,375 $209 $2,901
1976 $0 $953 $870 $63 $2,516 $2,373 $23,562
$4,027 $0 $784 $7,262 $209 $4,505
1977 $0 $1,077 $861 $69 $2,400 $1,424 $23,551
$3,985 $0 $497 $8,135 $289 $4,814
1978 $0 $1,150 $1,001 $13 $3,059 $2,502 $23,855
$4,567 $0 $452 $5,178 $385 $5,548
1979 $0 $1,277 $1,078 $0 $3,805 $2,466 $29,622
$4,657 $0 $413 $4,502 $385 $11,039
1980 $0 $1,106 $365 $0 $6,348 $2,430 $35,104
$5,247 $0 $367 $4,721 $501 $14,019
1981 $0 $1,657 $316 $0 $3,532 $2,914 $39,707
$6,256 $0 $332 $7,845 $501 $16,354
1982 $0 $1,748 $368 $0 $2,751 $2,976 $40,965
$7,276 $0 $300 $9,736 $0 $15,810
1983 $0 $1,158 $279 $0 $4,239 $3,278 $41,097
$7,564 $0 $258 $8,056 $0 $16,265
1984 $0 $1,298 $357 $0 $2,390 $3,388 $42,082
$8,188 $0 $281 $11,812 $0 $14,368
1985 $0 $1,626 $342 $0 $2,515 $3,294 $46,231
$8,686 $0 $267 $11,976 $0 $17,525
1986 $0 $1,937 $409 $20 $2,263 $3,267 $42,574
$9,474 $0 $199 $9,076 $0 $15,929
1987 $0 $2,173 $394 $20 $3,475 $4,030 $48,527
$9,487 $0 $300 $8,883 $0 $19,765
1988 $0 $2,352 $525 $20 $3,397 $3,945 $53,065
$10,006 $0 $526 $10,820 $0 $21,474
1989 $0 $2,767 $780 $20 $5,222 $4,754 $55,721
$12,069 $0 $571 $13,084 $0 $16,454
1990 $0 $3,384 $2,977 $76 $7,333 $6,475 $70,527
$13,217 $0 $1,195 $7,847 $0 $28,023
1991 $0 $3,769 $2,736 $78 $10,294 $7,016 $76,592
$15,559 $0 $1,347 $9,826 $0 $25,967
1992 $0 $4,737 $3,638 $76 $6,965 $6,515 $68,352
$16,243 $112 $1,086 $14,380 $0 $14,600
1993 $0 $4,745 $3,667 $80 $13,853 $6,805 $88,550
$16,685 $105 $1,426 $28,103 $0 $13,081
1994 $0 $4,415 $1,015 $76 $12,165 $7,473 $79,970
$17,377 $75 $1,494 $21,046 $0 $14,834
1995 $0 $3,898 $1,179 $73 $10,247 $6,792 $76,087
$17,812 $68 $1,389 $11,176 $0 $23,453
1996 $0 $4,776 $888 $56 $9,954 $6,064 $85,234
$18,828 $30 $1,301 $17,055 $0 $26,282
1997 $0 $5,419 $1,195 $61 $9,986 $6,762 $91,177
$20,258 $0 $2,289 $20,215 $0 $24,992
1998 $0 $5,614 $1,472 $64 $11,002 $8,715 $102,219
$23,383 $0 $2,549 $23,962 $0 $25,458
1999 $0 $6,496 $1,414 $58 $9,834 $10,912 $110,066
$29,442 $0 $2,820 $21,201 $0 $27,889
2000 $0 $7,404 $1,413 $52 $8,611 $9,563 $98,498
$27,348 $0 $2,929 $13,213 $0 $27,965
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $0 $7,877 $892 $53 $9,859 $10,488 $108,085
$24,632 $0 $2,494 $14,055 $0 $37,735
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $0 $7,893 $750 $92 $9,283 $10,385 $102,297
$27,539 $0 $1,581 $12,689 $0 $32,085
2005 $0 $8,663 $955 $103 $9,704 $11,442 $112,701
$28,922 $0 $1,408 $12,670 $0 $38,834
2006 $0 $6,317 $995 $187 $8,984 $13,930 $116,649
$32,854 $0 $1,251 $11,126 $0 $41,005

Asheville Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Asheville Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 547

Asheville Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 4.538 0.704 0.078 3.380 8.701 0.219 13.990 54.349 6.620 75.178
2000 3.198 0.346 0.058 3.429 7.031 0.504 13.960 47.773 5.748 67.986
2001 3.069 0.599 0.014 3.097 6.780 0.642 12.917 41.649 6.223 61.432
2002 3.132 0.618 0.169 2.767 6.685 0.744 11.094 43.704 6.783 62.325
2003 2.875 0.372 0.114 3.161 6.522 0.687 13.731 50.646 7.180 71.556
2004 2.566 0.513 0.086 3.578 6.743 0.413 15.496 48.058 7.499 71.053
2005 2.613 0.224 0.028 3.200 6.064 0.559 13.846 50.887 8.844 73.577
2006 2.905 0.665 0.054 2.796 6.420 0.339 10.764 38.468 6.407 55.639
2007 3.278 0.370 0.137 3.141 6.927 0.700 13.908 38.652 5.720 58.280

Asheville Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 50 172
2005 45 175
2006 45 193
2007 49 201

Asheville Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 5,360
2000 5,207
2001 4,779
2002 4,914

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Asheville Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Asheville Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 8,930 11.06%
10-19 Years 9,346 11.57%
20-29 Years 11,930 14.77%
30-39 Years 11,401 14.12%
40-49 Years 12,081 14.96%
50-59 Years 9,470 11.72%
60-69 Years 6,688 8.28%
70-79 Years 6,902 8.55%
80-89 Years 3,376 4.18%
90+ Years 646 0.80%

Asheville Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 37,967 47.01%
 Female 42,803 52.99%

Asheville Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 62,720 77.65%
 African-American 12,519 15.50%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,332 4.13%
 Multiracial 1,050 1.30%
 Asian 711 0.88%
 Amerindian 272 0.34%
 Other Race 120 0.15%
 Pacific Islander 46 0.06%

Asheville Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 10,806 18.04%
2. German 9,220 15.39%
3. United States Or American 8,761 14.63%
4. Irish 8,654 14.45%
5. Scotch Irish 4,423 7.38%
6. Scottish 2,967 4.95%
7. Italian 2,121 3.54%
8. French Non-Basque 1,716 2.87%
9. Dutch 1,488 2.48%
10. Polish 1,115 1.86%

Asheville Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 69,855 91.54%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,706 4.86%
3. German 527 0.69%
4. Other Slavic 446 0.58%
5. French 306 0.40%
6. Chinese 153 0.20%
7. Russian 150 0.20%
8. Vietnamese 125 0.16%
9. Greek 108 0.14%
10. Gujarathi 107 0.14%

Asheville Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 76,266 94.53%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,337 1.66%
 Not a citizen 3,073 3.81%

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