Buncombe County

  1. Buncombe County Legal Resources
  2. Buncombe County Statistics
  3. Buncombe County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Buncombe County Employment Information
  5. Buncombe County Family Information
  6. Buncombe County Education Information
  7. Buncombe County Business Information
  8. Buncombe County Public Benefits Information
  9. Buncombe County Criminal Information
  10. Buncombe County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Buncombe County Cities
  12. Buncombe County Zip Codes


Buncombe County Legal Resources

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Buncombe County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 206,330
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 2,621 / 2,233 / 28
  • Land Area (2000): 1,699.006 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 9.869 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 95,000.000 acres (384.370 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 1,192
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 63.80%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.90%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $16,978,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 42,000,000 / 3,000,000 / 25,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 20.60%
  • Physicians (2004): 1,053
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 2 (828)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 39,544
  • Federal Spending (2004): $1,663,408
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Buncombe County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 93,973
Building Permits Issued (2006): 1,877
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $400,991

Buncombe County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 293,012 70.79%
 Rural, Farm 3,771 0.91%
 Rural, Non-farm 117,134 28.30%

Buncombe County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Buncombe County Employment Information

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Buncombe County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 92,067 89,265 2,803 3.04% 30
1991 94,675 90,054 4,622 4.88% 49
1992 96,509 91,164 5,346 5.54% 56
1993 98,090 93,865 4,225 4.31% 43
1994 98,908 95,118 3,790 3.83% 38
1995 98,956 95,238 3,718 3.76% 38
1996 102,380 98,979 3,401 3.32% 33
1997 105,317 102,243 3,075 2.92% 29
1998 105,360 102,521 2,839 2.69% 27
1999 105,079 102,654 2,425 2.31% 23
2000 107,641 104,252 3,390 3.15% 32
2001 108,700 103,980 4,720 4.34% 43
2002 111,054 105,436 5,618 5.06% 51
2003 113,257 107,854 5,403 4.77% 48
2004 113,895 108,991 4,904 4.31% 43
2005 115,817 110,756 5,062 4.37% 44
2006 119,170 114,730 4,440 3.73% 37
2007 119,351 115,146 4,206 3.52% 35
2008 120,468 114,834 5,633 4.68% 47
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 119,449 114,398 5,051 4.23% 42
Feb 2008 118,945 113,660 5,285 4.44% 44
Mar 2008 119,524 114,404 5,120 4.28% 43
Apr 2008 119,934 115,062 4,872 4.06% 41
May 2008 120,869 115,206 5,663 4.69% 47
Jun 2008 121,625 115,687 5,938 4.88% 49
Jul 2008 123,119 116,610 6,509 5.29% 53
Aug 2008 120,282 114,161 6,121 5.09% 51
Sep 2008 120,463 114,322 6,141 5.10% 51
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Buncombe County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 14,276 13.51%
2. Accommodation and Food Services 6,788 6.42%
3. Health Care 6,500 6.15%
4. Educational Services 4,790 4.53%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 4,356 4.12%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 3,610 3.42%
7. Public Administration 3,502 3.31%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 2,840 2.69%
9. Repair and Maintenance 2,714 2.57%
10. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,702 2.56%
11. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 2,450 2.32%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 2,368 2.24%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 2,282 2.16%
14. Metal Manufactuing 2,172 2.06%
15. Finance and Insurance 2,132 2.02%
16. Truck Transportation 2,080 1.97%
17. Machinery Manufacturing 1,868 1.77%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,826 1.73%
19. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 1,770 1.68%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 1,726 1.63%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 19,860 20.65%
2. Educational Services 11,390 11.84%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 8,596 8.94%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 4,186 4.35%
5. Finance and Insurance 3,518 3.66%
6. Public Administration 2,982 3.10%
7. Social Assistance 2,878 2.99%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 2,662 2.77%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,374 2.47%
10. Department and Other General Stores 2,210 2.30%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 2,038 2.12%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 1,986 2.06%
13. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,868 1.94%
14. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,836 1.91%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,738 1.81%
16. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 1,666 1.73%
17. Construction 1,580 1.64%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,576 1.64%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,306 1.36%
20. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 1,180 1.23%

Buncombe County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Sales and Related Occupations 5,246 4.96%
2. Other Management Occupations 5,054 4.78%
3. Other Production Occupations 4,846 4.59%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 4,790 4.53%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 4,720 4.47%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 4,410 4.17%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 4,254 4.03%
8. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 3,426 3.24%
9. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,424 3.24%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 3,278 3.10%
11. Carpenters 2,920 2.76%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 2,612 2.47%
13. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,412 2.28%
14. Top Executives 2,240 2.12%
15. Other Construction Trades 2,194 2.08%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 2,028 1.92%
17. Construction Laborers 1,702 1.61%
18. Engineers 1,658 1.57%
19. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,592 1.51%
20. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 1,516 1.43%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 5,338 5.55%
2. Secretaries and Admins 4,534 4.71%
3. Registered Nurses 4,448 4.62%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,954 4.11%
5. Other Management Occupations 3,590 3.73%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,508 3.65%
7. Health Technologists and Technicians 3,402 3.54%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 3,386 3.52%
9. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 3,130 3.25%
10. Other Production Occupations 3,064 3.19%
11. Cashiers 3,060 3.18%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 2,810 2.92%
13. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 2,778 2.89%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 2,616 2.72%
15. Waiters and Waitresses 2,604 2.71%
16. Assemblers and Fabricators 2,504 2.60%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,172 2.26%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 2,110 2.19%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,974 2.05%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,918 1.99%

Buncombe County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 180,587 54.16%
15-35 hours 41,262 12.37%
1-14 hours 9,195 2.76%
No regular hours 102,417 30.71%

Buncombe County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 5,738 3.00%
5 AM-5:29 AM 3,896 2.04%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 6,687 3.49%
6 AM-6:29 AM 13,799 7.21%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 19,909 10.41%
7 AM-7:29 AM 29,340 15.33%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 34,277 17.91%
8 AM-8:29 AM 23,166 12.11%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 10,403 5.44%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 11,388 5.95%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 4,523 2.36%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 2,011 1.05%
Noon-3:59 PM 12,403 6.48%
4 PM-11:59 PM 13,797 7.21%

Buncombe County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 5,456 2.85%
5-9 21,519 11.25%
10-14 32,812 17.15%
15-19 37,837 19.78%
20-24 35,950 18.79%
25-29 12,825 6.70%
30-34 25,344 13.25%
35-39 2,821 1.47%
40-44 3,025 1.58%
45-59 6,773 3.54%
60-89 3,841 2.01%
At least 90 3,134 1.64%

Buncombe County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 940 0.49% 145,459 76.02%
30-44 464 0.24% 30,726 16.06%
45-59 68 0.04% 6,705 3.50%
At least 60 154 0.08% 6,821 3.56%

Buncombe County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 438 0.22%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 25,847 12.99%
 Car / truck / van, solo 158,223 79.55%
 Motorcycle 232 0.12%
 Other 1,010 0.51%
 Public transportation 1,626 0.82%
 Walked 3,961 1.99%
 Worked at home 7,573 3.81%

Buncombe County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Buncombe County Family Information

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Households (2000): 171,486 (399,108 people)
Families (2000): 111,910 (320,246 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 43,951
People at same address in 1995: 207,582

Buncombe County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 17,559 10.21%
$10,000-$14,999 12,543 7.29%
$15,000-$19,999 12,029 7.00%
$20,000-$24,999 14,240 8.28%
$25,000-$29,999 13,167 7.66%
$30,000-$34,999 12,138 7.06%
$35,000-$39,999 11,636 6.77%
$40,000-$44,999 10,414 6.06%
$45,000-$49,999 9,492 5.52%
$50,000-$59,999 16,242 9.45%
$60,000-$74,999 16,116 9.37%
$75,000-$99,999 12,939 7.52%
$100,000-$124,999 6,100 3.55%
$125,000-$149,999 2,442 1.42%
$150,000-$199,999 2,207 1.28%
$200,000 or more 2,691 1.56%

Buncombe County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 24,783 28.89%
 Family, 2 people 27,150 31.65%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 4,371 5.10%
 Family, 3 people 13,439 15.67%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 644 0.75%
 Family, 4 people 9,929 11.58%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 192 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 3,508 4.09%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 74 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 1,099 1.28%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 26 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 536 0.62%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 25 0.03%

Buncombe County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 134,925 29.09%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 59,498 12.83%
Public Assistance 4,816 1.04%
Retirement 32,943 7.10%
Self Employment 22,443 4.84%
Social Security 51,051 11.01%
Supplemental Security 7,440 1.60%
Wage / Salary 128,965 27.80%
Other 21,777 4.69%

Buncombe County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 53,391 60.42%
 With children under 18 34,980 39.58%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 14,841 9.27%
 Married 99,088 61.89%
 Never Married 41,693 26.04%
 Widowed 4,486 2.80%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 20,753 11.60%
 Married 99,867 55.82%
 Never Married 36,203 20.23%
 Widowed 22,098 12.35%

Buncombe County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Buncombe County Education Information

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Buncombe County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 18,919 5.85%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 41,894 12.95%
 High school diploma or equivalent 91,805 28.38%
 Some college, no degree 74,052 22.89%
 Associate degree 21,610 6.68%
 Bachelors degree 49,363 15.26%
 Graduate or professional degree 25,893 8.00%

Buncombe County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,498 1.21% 3,308 1.60% 5,806 2.81%
Kindergarten 4,442 2.15% 648 0.31% 5,090 2.47%
Grades 1-4 19,077 9.25% 2,111 1.02% 21,188 10.27%
Grades 5-8 19,364 9.38% 1,835 0.89% 21,199 10.27%
Grades 9-12 17,877 8.66% 1,476 0.72% 19,353 9.38%
Undergrad college 14,987 7.26% 4,085 1.98% 19,072 9.24%
Graduate or professional school 2,028 0.98% 556 0.27% 2,584 1.25%
Total 80,273 38.91% 14,019 6.79% 94,292 45.70%

Buncombe County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Buncombe County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $1,824,874,000
Retail sales (2002): $2,637,340,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $484,765,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $3,046,041
Retired workers (2005): 29,045

Buncombe County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 43 28 75 67 69
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 3 1 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 8 5 21 28 18
1999 - Construction 107 104 226 145 174
1999 - Educational Services 7 5 22 16 15
1999 - Finance & Insurance 53 35 74 54 122
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 52 52 196 120 175
1999 - Information 17 8 20 28 22
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 7 3 13 7 2
1999 - Manufacturing 27 23 111 107 65
1999 - Mining 0 0 2 1 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 43 53 159 159 265
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 64 59 137 92 176
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 27 27 41 39 99
1999 - Retail Trade 100 83 307 291 361
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 16 8 37 33 41
1999 - Unclassified 21 11 1 1 4
1999 - Utilities 0 1 1 3 0
1999 - Wholesale Trade 20 28 99 89 104
1999 - Total 613 534 1,545 1,281 1,714
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 32 27 77 63 89
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 2 2 2
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 10 23 16 28
2000 - Construction 109 84 193 166 209
2000 - Educational Services 7 7 17 16 20
2000 - Finance & Insurance 32 32 70 84 116
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 54 32 198 138 180
2000 - Information 9 15 31 18 21
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 3 11 7 8
2000 - Manufacturing 20 29 101 107 73
2000 - Mining 0 0 3 0 0
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 56 47 188 131 257
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 62 44 133 88 200
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 29 19 35 37 116
2000 - Retail Trade 80 101 350 264 344
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 14 12 39 36 41
2000 - Unclassified 26 13 4 2 5
2000 - Utilities 1 0 1 3 0
2000 - Wholesale Trade 31 20 109 72 112
2000 - Total 575 496 1,585 1,250 1,821
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 57 38 75 79 71
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 2 1 3
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 11 11 18 25 24
2001 - Construction 85 88 179 197 205
2001 - Educational Services 6 8 27 15 11
2001 - Finance & Insurance 35 40 89 59 116
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 59 42 204 154 177
2001 - Information 18 13 13 28 27
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 4 7 9 7
2001 - Manufacturing 24 30 96 99 76
2001 - Mining 0 0 0 3 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 63 48 157 160 268
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 62 49 118 104 216
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 35 21 35 39 123
2001 - Retail Trade 106 114 282 319 321
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 14 16 38 32 46
2001 - Unclassified 18 11 4 1 11
2001 - Utilities 1 0 3 2 0
2001 - Wholesale Trade 22 34 72 111 108
2001 - Total 620 567 1,419 1,437 1,810
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 43 45 75 85 73
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 2 1 3
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 9 15 21 16 28
2002 - Construction 89 85 174 187 214
2002 - Educational Services 14 9 20 14 15
2002 - Finance & Insurance 45 25 74 71 130
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 70 53 201 144 190
2002 - Information 16 10 18 22 35
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 3 7 9 8
2002 - Manufacturing 14 26 80 122 71
2002 - Mining 0 0 0 2 1
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 50 56 190 163 248
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 105 84 113 96 212
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 32 27 59 41 104
2002 - Retail Trade 143 109 289 333 303
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 14 19 23 50 39
2002 - Unclassified 5 17 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 2 3 1
2002 - Wholesale Trade 32 26 76 96 118
2002 - Total 684 610 1,424 1,455 1,793
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 32 30 86 79 73
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 0 1 2
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 16 13 24 16 25
2003 - Construction 89 79 180 185 198
2003 - Educational Services 5 6 16 25 21
2003 - Finance & Insurance 57 36 76 81 128
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 53 49 220 143 190
2003 - Information 13 10 22 27 33
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 2 8 10 5
2003 - Manufacturing 16 22 88 116 71
2003 - Mining 0 0 2 0 1
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 44 55 168 180 235
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 74 61 145 99 232
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 41 23 51 43 117
2003 - Retail Trade 111 94 324 308 345
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 15 18 30 36 34
2003 - Unclassified 5 2 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 1 0 3 1 1
2003 - Wholesale Trade 33 35 76 80 110
2003 - Total 606 536 1,519 1,430 1,821
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 29 22 92 73 86
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 2 2 1 0 0
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 17 12 18 24 30
2004 - Construction 105 83 208 152 207
2004 - Educational Services 6 6 25 15 17
2004 - Finance & Insurance 43 35 85 90 140
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 71 43 209 162 189
2004 - Information 15 11 33 28 33
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 0 7 7 7
2004 - Manufacturing 21 34 87 105 75
2004 - Mining 0 0 1 2 0
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 51 35 164 150 256
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 74 44 153 117 236
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 35 31 51 53 109
2004 - Retail Trade 73 99 339 310 349
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 21 16 35 28 42
2004 - Unclassified 13 2 0 1 2
2004 - Utilities 0 0 1 1 4
2004 - Wholesale Trade 36 22 75 72 124
2004 - Total 615 497 1,584 1,390 1,906
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 40 42 81 78 82
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 0 0 2
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 12 11 34 16 27
2005 - Construction 129 88 205 174 204
2005 - Educational Services 14 4 23 23 14
2005 - Finance & Insurance 39 38 99 71 152
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 62 38 202 186 208
2005 - Information 26 8 30 31 40
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 2 7 8 9
2005 - Manufacturing 20 27 97 91 76
2005 - Mining 1 0 2 0 1
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 61 55 165 154 243
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 72 55 136 128 259
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 48 26 46 40 133
2005 - Retail Trade 127 124 299 319 325
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 17 16 37 27 47
2005 - Unclassified 7 12 0 1 1
2005 - Utilities 0 1 0 0 5
2005 - Wholesale Trade 25 25 84 61 135
2005 - Total 702 573 1,547 1,408 1,963

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Buncombe County Public Benefits Information

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Buncombe County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 356,197 88.58%
 Below Poverty Level 45,910 11.42%

Buncombe County 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
1970 $7,299 $76 $14,100 $0 $0 $2,560 $23,959 $9,537 $16,903 $8,703
1971 $7,663 $81 $14,805 $0 $0 $2,688 $25,156 $10,014 $17,749 $9,138
1972 $8,640 $1,351 $21,691 $0 $0 $2,078 $32,409 $13,624 $14,947 $5,893
1973 $10,570 $3,390 $24,650 $0 $0 $2,994 $38,214 $15,306 $14,617 $21,048
1974 $11,559 $4,013 $31,327 $0 $0 $4,506 $47,392 $15,486 $13,106 $30,209
1975 $13,357 $4,346 $40,166 $0 $0 $5,701 $59,224 $26,773 $12,790 $31,414
1976 $14,090 $4,623 $38,829 $0 $0 $6,717 $59,636 $29,628 $11,231 $49,611
1977 $14,581 $5,192 $42,206 $0 $0 $6,185 $62,972 $36,068 $2,037 $20,669
1978 $15,422 $5,917 $47,115 $0 $0 $4,098 $66,635 $39,891 $6,790 $24,058
1979 $15,188 $6,785 $48,421 $0 $0 $5,931 $69,540 $41,726 $6,334 $15,276
1980 $20,000 $7,365 $48,363 $0 $0 $5,376 $73,739 $42,038 $26,818 $14,144
1981 $21,446 $7,874 $54,021 $0 $0 $8,366 $83,833 $12,015 $32,800 $12,660
1982 $22,095 $8,494 $56,739 $0 $0 $9,326 $88,160 $52,577 $32,550 $9,347
1983 $27,660 $8,726 $60,801 $0 $0 $12,023 $100,484 $53,209 $42,214 $12,281
1984 $28,610 $10,039 $60,671 $0 $0 $13,562 $102,843 $54,394 $40,623 $16,921
1985 $30,650 $14,547 $65,314 $0 $0 $14,915 $110,879 $18,639 $59,625 $28,696
1986 $33,171 $15,543 $74,273 $185 $0 $20,365 $127,994 $79,359 $54,097 $17,037
1987 $39,653 $19,760 $82,961 $51 $0 $23,567 $146,232 $84,396 $62,601 $32,104
1988 $42,300 $22,913 $94,332 $345 $0 $19,679 $156,656 $95,304 $72,293 $71,036
1989 $42,091 $25,554 $105,013 $386 $0 $21,952 $169,442 $105,895 $75,097 $65,317
1990 $48,004 $27,619 $109,928 $403 $0 $24,029 $182,364 $104,361 $86,791 $67,481
1991 $51,946 $30,886 $123,177 $340 $0 $28,166 $203,629 $117,618 $87,569 $59,882
1992 $55,461 $31,634 $131,319 $223 $0 $27,078 $214,081 $125,726 $96,425 $89,198
1993 $53,713 $33,373 $115,338 $390 $0 $26,527 $195,968 $118,116 $133,577 $85,775
1994 $66,956 $35,592 $146,855 $376 $0 $27,375 $241,562 $124,022 $127,181 $86,508
1995 $75,421 $33,377 $155,501 $34 $0 $29,586 $260,542 $131,463 $130,340 $84,359
1996 $76,688 $33,627 $159,114 $124 $0 $40,944 $276,870 $131,463 $145,072 $95,681
1997 $81,264 $34,319 $171,253 $33 $0 $47,558 $300,108 $132,160 $144,637 $90,525
1998 $84,677 $36,742 $189,602 $5 $0 $47,709 $321,993 $164,301 $152,685 $112,320
1999 $93,140 $37,811 $174,137 $27 $0 $45,177 $312,481 $165,501 $161,134 $105,541
2000 $95,063 $41,086 $218,116 $0 $0 $55,583 $368,762 $201,388 $156,140 $110,826
2001 $97,873 $41,858 $221,776 $155 $0 $61,429 $381,233 $201,751 $176,174 $126,121
2002 $102,188 $43,762 $222,393 $0 $0 $46,711 $371,292 $216,917 $172,024 $109,429
2003 $117,687 $43,963 $219,286 $0 $0 $44,956 $381,929 $225,444 $170,983 $108,608
2004 $122,632 $55,893 $217,486 $0 $0 $44,184 $384,302 $234,705 $174,999 $118,243
2005 $127,332 $63,699 $255,976 $0 $0 $88,051 $471,359 $257,919 $184,602 $155,857
2006 $136,241 $71,431 $275,138 $0 $0 $86,610 $497,989 $265,624 $217,357 $183,574


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $15,549 $875 $221 $861 $0 $0 $22,056
$366 $2,263 $507 $0 $0 $1,414
1971 $16,327 $919 $232 $905 $0 $0 $23,158
$384 $2,376 $533 $0 $0 $1,482
1972 $19,585 $774 $368 $1,795 $0 $20 $30,229
$547 $5,334 $544 $0 $0 $1,262
1973 $22,389 $1,014 $252 $1,990 $0 $69 $33,263
$603 $3,228 $605 $8 $0 $3,105
1974 $27,367 $1,150 $394 $2,199 $0 $246 $42,951
$710 $5,581 $524 $137 $0 $4,643
1975 $39,420 $1,212 $394 $3,397 $0 $183 $57,433
$857 $6,368 $510 $0 $0 $5,092
1976 $42,659 $1,331 $308 $2,210 $0 $229 $59,912
$970 $4,963 $771 $312 $0 $6,159
1977 $44,399 $1,232 $515 $2,737 $0 $531 $67,370
$1,129 $5,647 $120 $0 $0 $11,060
1978 $46,732 $1,450 $496 $3,530 $0 $625 $74,150
$1,328 $5,676 $78 $630 $0 $13,605
1979 $53,821 $1,595 $895 $4,265 $0 $885 $80,394
$1,493 $6,072 $346 $216 $0 $10,806
1980 $59,835 $1,871 $1,982 $3,438 $0 $799 $86,399
$1,666 $3,656 $912 $0 $0 $12,240
1981 $61,850 $2,078 $1,712 $3,576 $0 $1,522 $92,067
$2,544 $3,610 $1,869 $799 $0 $12,507
1982 $65,982 $2,199 $1,694 $3,719 $0 $1,438 $96,216
$2,472 $4,035 $2,179 $1,056 $0 $11,442
1983 $67,063 $2,347 $1,066 $3,923 $0 $1,078 $99,185
$2,503 $4,946 $3,802 $0 $0 $12,457
1984 $73,381 $2,743 $1,074 $4,260 $0 $1,075 $107,708
$2,377 $4,387 $3,278 $0 $0 $15,133
1985 $87,862 $2,288 $1,033 $5,752 $0 $1,798 $127,544
$4,125 $8,047 $3,880 $0 $0 $12,759
1986 $103,600 $3,357 $1,168 $4,560 $0 $1,719 $149,820
$5,033 $8,075 $4,958 $1,332 $0 $16,018
1987 $105,292 $4,157 $1,289 $4,572 $0 $1,642 $159,275
$5,157 $7,066 $5,132 $670 $0 $24,298
1988 $117,799 $3,846 $1,304 $4,883 $0 $1,794 $178,280
$5,357 $7,243 $7,115 $1,448 $0 $27,491
1989 $137,312 $3,936 $1,366 $5,905 $0 $2,062 $205,476
$7,103 $8,728 $5,899 $990 $0 $32,175
1990 $158,944 $4,434 $1,381 $5,935 $0 $2,092 $233,936
$7,027 $11,435 $6,248 $388 $0 $36,052
1991 $156,171 $4,480 $2,125 $6,438 $0 $2,397 $250,722
$6,805 $15,711 $6,688 $162 $0 $49,745
1992 $146,442 $5,069 $2,691 $17,491 $0 $5,413 $250,934
$7,399 $16,125 $6,765 $814 $0 $42,725
1993 $151,493 $4,977 $1,949 $21,473 $0 $2,448 $265,777
$7,893 $16,635 $7,421 $108 $0 $51,380
1994 $168,696 $5,258 $2,458 $24,958 $0 $2,556 $287,719
$8,044 $18,532 $6,615 $377 $0 $50,225
1995 $180,954 $6,013 $1,791 $24,700 $0 $4,106 $314,682
$9,343 $23,833 $10,098 $2,228 $0 $51,616
1996 $187,525 $7,286 $27 $28,615 $0 $4,375 $310,440
$10,941 $22,609 $8,240 $270 $0 $40,552
1997 $192,203 $7,577 $1,485 $41,688 $160 $4,072 $349,163
$10,733 $24,408 $10,155 $357 $0 $56,325
1998 $198,573 $8,630 $3,383 $46,277 $168 $5,520 $370,689
$11,143 $25,130 $10,300 $294 $0 $61,271
1999 $172,555 $8,745 $1,117 $48,846 $446 $6,026 $351,665
$13,490 $29,151 $9,303 $133 $0 $61,853
2000 $235,733 $9,139 $218 $44,054 $0 $7,216 $416,602
$12,057 $29,997 $9,193 $46 $0 $68,949
2001 $250,042 $9,864 $0 $46,557 $0 $6,422 $445,378
$11,237 $32,741 $9,677 $1 $0 $78,837
2002 $259,230 $11,476 $0 $51,729 $0 $6,055 $462,454
$12,045 $34,158 $9,804 $0 $0 $77,957
2003 $246,440 $10,956 $0 $51,930 $0 $5,098 $453,468
$11,991 $34,466 $6,245 $0 $0 $86,342
2004 $250,613 $14,647 $0 $18,497 $0 $5,269 $446,446
$11,665 $36,461 $10,964 $0 $0 $98,330
2005 $262,809 $17,841 $0 $91,353 $0 $4,636 $548,966
$11,928 $40,676 $10,991 $0 $0 $108,732
2006 $288,381 $19,943 $0 $84,743 $0 $6,385 $567,691
$9,856 $43,195 $11,013 $0 $0 $104,175

Buncombe County 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.


Buncombe County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,161
Buncombe County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Buncombe County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Buncombe County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 24,352 11.80%
10-19 Years 25,834 12.52%
20-29 Years 26,438 12.81%
30-39 Years 30,270 14.67%
40-49 Years 32,532 15.77%
50-59 Years 25,880 12.54%
60-69 Years 17,542 8.50%
70-79 Years 15,005 7.27%
80-89 Years 7,095 3.44%
90+ Years 1,382 0.67%

Buncombe County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 99,034 48.00%
 Female 107,296 52.00%

Buncombe County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 180,721 87.59%
 African-American 15,310 7.42%
 Hispanic/Latino 5,730 2.78%
 Multiracial 2,169 1.05%
 Asian 1,354 0.66%
 Amerindian 748 0.36%
 Other Race 221 0.11%
 Pacific Islander 77 0.04%

Buncombe County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 59,272 19.04%
2. English 54,285 17.43%
3. German 46,067 14.79%
4. Irish 45,047 14.47%
5. Scotch Irish 23,431 7.52%
6. Scottish 15,464 4.97%
7. Italian 9,599 3.08%
8. Dutch 8,635 2.77%
9. French Non-Basque 8,629 2.77%
10. Polish 5,144 1.65%

Buncombe County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 367,714 94.12%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 12,902 3.30%
3. German 1,996 0.51%
4. French 1,082 0.28%
5. Other Slavic 1,010 0.26%
6. Russian 576 0.15%
7. Chinese 540 0.14%
8. Korean 500 0.13%
9. Greek 482 0.12%
10. Gujarathi 324 0.08%

Buncombe County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 397,976 96.15%
 Naturalized immigrant 5,357 1.29%
 Not a citizen 10,584 2.56%

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