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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Asheville is $28,106, which is higher than the state average of $25,608 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Asheville median household income is $44,077, which has grown by 34.50% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Asheville residents spend 17.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #137

Asheville, NC
28,106 USD
North Carolina
25,608 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Asheville, NC
26,502 USD
North Carolina
28,159 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Asheville, NC
28,543 USD
North Carolina
32,206 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Asheville, NC
24,477 USD
North Carolina
24,378 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #283
Asheville, NC
44,077 USD
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Asheville, NC
61,064 USD
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #136
Asheville, NC
34.50%
North Carolina
19.16%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income23.51%$21,483, see rank19.05%$14,94421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income30.69%$17,027, see rank30.39%$17,54629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.81%$3,456, see rank1.97%$3,4472.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.26%$23,751, see rank18.51%$21,84017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Asheville, NC
59,947 USD
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Asheville, NC
80,269 USD
North Carolina
75,892 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$47,739, see rank$51,958$56,900
Black$24,090, see rank$32,930$35,600
Hispanic$38,071, see rank$34,938$42,396
Asian$57,459, see rank$67,138$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$23,676, see rank$31,471$37,170
One Race, Other$29,779, see rank$32,177$40,300
Two or More Races$44,583, see rank$38,158$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$25,264, see rank$24,189$25,788
25 to 44$49,322, see rank$50,435$58,398
45 to 64$49,256, see rank$55,313$65,027
65 or over$37,195, see rank$35,024$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over71,091, see rank7,717,630248,775,628
Male132,547, 45.78%, see rank48.09%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:222,042, 67.72%, see rank68.62%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces292, 0.28%, see rank2.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian221,950, 67.44%, see rank66.53%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed320,153, 91.81%, see rank89.27%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed31,797, 8.19%, see rank10.73%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force210,505, 32.28%, see rank31.38%30.72%
Female138,544, 54.22%, see rank51.91%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:223,729, 61.56%, see rank58.22%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces257, 0.15%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian223,672, 61.42%, see rank58.01%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed321,887, 92.46%, see rank89.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed31,785, 7.54%, see rank10.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force214,815, 38.44%, see rank41.78%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over41,353, 100%4,280,414141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone31,012, 74.99%, see rank81.16%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled3,604, 8.72%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation638, 1.54%, see rank1.12%5.06%
Walked1,727, 4.18%, see rank1.78%2.78%
Other Means630, 1.52%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home3,742, 9.05%, see rank4.48%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Asheville, NC
17.2 minutes
North Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over42,0404,287,690143,435,233
Male120,153, 47.94%, see rank51.42%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations28,030, 39.85%, see rank31.60%33.12%
Service Occupations23,902, 19.36%, see rank14.77%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations23,359, 16.67%, see rank17.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2160, 0.79%, see rank1.16%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations21,284, 6.37%, see rank9.73%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,617, 12.99%, see rank18.93%17.94%
Female121,887, 52.06%, see rank48.58%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations210,355, 47.31%, see rank40.55%40.04%
Service Occupations24,504, 20.58%, see rank20.78%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations25,885, 26.89%, see rank30.64%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.26%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2202, 0.92%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2900, 4.11%, see rank7.22%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Asheville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over42,040, 100%4,287,690143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining313, 0.74%, see rank1.39%1.96%
Construction1,861, 4.43%, see rank6.65%6.17%
Manufacturing3,798, 9.03%, see rank12.48%10.43%
Wholesale Trade778, 1.85%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade4,820, 11.47%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities753, 1.79%, see rank4.30%4.93%
Information907, 2.16%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,950, 4.64%, see rank6.27%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
5,355, 12.74%, see rank10.07%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance12,238, 29.11%, see rank23.59%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
6,414, 15.26%, see rank9.40%9.49%
Public Administration1,019, 2.42%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,834, 4.36%, see rank4.93%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Asheville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty15,01918.15%, see rank17.58%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,17011.85%, see rank13.04%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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