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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Demographic Statistics

Asheville, North Carolina

Number

Percent

Total population68,889100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male32,20746.8
Female36,68253.2
Under 5 years3,6995.4
5 to 9 years3,7895.5
10 to 14 years3,7615.5
15 to 19 years4,0805.9
20 to 24 years5,2837.7
25 to 34 years9,86914.3
35 to 44 years9,89514.4
45 to 54 years9,65314.0
55 to 59 years3,3654.9
60 to 64 years2,8984.2
65 to 74 years5,8948.6
75 to 84 years4,9587.2
85 years and over1,7452.5
Median age (years)39.2(X)
18 years and over55,39780.4
Male
25,27736.7
Female
30,12043.7
21 years and over52,48376.2
62 years and over14,28620.7
65 years and over12,59718.3
Male
4,6716.8
Female
7,92611.5
RACE
One race67,79898.4
White
53,70178.0
Black or African American
12,12917.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
2400.3
Asian
6350.9
Asian Indian
1750.3
Chinese
990.1
Filipino
1060.2
Japanese
410.1
Korean
670.1
Vietnamese
540.1

Other Asian 1

930.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
390.1
Native Hawaiian
70.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
180.0
Samoan
40.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

100.0
Some other race
1,0541.5
Two or more races1,0911.6

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White54,66379.3
Black or African American12,53018.2
American Indian and Alaska Native5740.8
Asian8031.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander780.1
Some other race1,4132.1
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population68,889100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2,5893.8
Mexican
1,4882.2
Puerto Rican
1950.3
Cuban
760.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
8301.2
Not Hispanic or Latino66,30096.2
White alone
52,34076.0
RELATIONSHIP
Total population68,889100.0
In households65,67895.3
Householder
30,69044.5
Spouse
11,69217.0
Child
15,30422.2
Own child under 18 years
11,80617.1
Other relatives
3,2274.7
Under 18 years
1,2271.8
Nonrelatives
4,7656.9
Unmarried partner
1,6442.4
In group quarters3,2114.7
Institutionalized population
1,3632.0
Noninstitutionalized population
1,8482.7
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households30,690100.0
Family households (families)16,73754.5
With own children under 18 years
6,80522.2
Married-couple family
11,69238.1
With own children under 18 years
4,04013.2
Female householder, no husband present
3,98913.0
With own children under 18 years
2,2737.4
Nonfamily households13,95345.5
Householder living alone
11,29736.8
Householder 65 years and over
4,24713.8
Households with individuals under 18 years7,66525.0
Households with individuals 65 years and over8,94029.1
Average household size2.14(X)
Average family size2.81(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units33,567100.0
Occupied housing units30,69091.4
Vacant housing units2,8778.6
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
4361.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.6(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)8.1(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units30,690100.0
Owner-occupied housing units17,42856.8
Renter-occupied housing units13,26243.2
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.24(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.01(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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