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Asheville North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Asheville North Carolina metro area was $50,541 in 2016, the latest figures available. Asheville median household income is $43 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $7,076 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Asheville median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Asheville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Asheville North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
North Carolina $50,584 +4.44% +6.94%
Asheville $50,541 +11.34% +11.69%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Asheville is $50,541. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $50,724 and is now $183 (0.36%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,775 in 2011, real median household income for Asheville has now grown by $5,766 (12.88%).

Real Median Household Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2016 $57,617 $50,584 $50,541
2015 $56,480 $48,434 $45,392
2014 $54,398 $47,199 $47,565
2013 $53,838 $47,302 $45,251
2012 $53,701 $47,198 $45,130
2011 $53,879 $46,853 $44,775
2010 $55,093 $47,695 $46,420
2009 $56,180 $48,856 $45,952
2008 $58,000 $51,891 $48,136
2007 $58,736 $51,709 $50,724
2006 $57,677 $50,741 $48,616
2005 $56,832 $50,056 $47,040

Asheville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Asheville was $61,802 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Asheville median family income is $487 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Asheville North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
North Carolina $62,289 +2.39% +7.73%
Asheville $61,802 +2.86% +9.49%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Asheville is $61,802. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $64,822 and is now $3,020 (4.66%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,495 in 2012, real median family income for Asheville has now grown by $6,307 (11.36%).

Real Median Family Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2016 $71,062 $62,289 $61,802
2015 $69,122 $60,833 $60,085
2014 $66,820 $58,172 $59,380
2013 $65,977 $57,817 $56,447
2012 $65,363 $57,489 $55,495
2011 $65,564 $57,698 $57,451
2010 $66,721 $58,256 $55,777
2009 $68,329 $60,729 $61,157
2008 $70,638 $63,082 $57,872
2007 $70,813 $63,700 $64,822
2006 $69,670 $62,301 $59,696
2005 $68,618 $60,638 $59,756

Asheville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Asheville was $29,029 in 2016. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Asheville median per capita income is $873 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Asheville North Carolina

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
North Carolina $28,156 +3.74% +7.68%
Asheville $29,029 +5.23% +11.07%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,029, the per capita income for Asheville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2016 $31,128 $28,156 $29,029
2015 $30,358 $27,140 $27,587
2014 $29,288 $26,130 $26,829
2013 $29,041 $26,148 $26,136
2012 $28,558 $25,543 $25,704
2011 $28,494 $25,719 $27,111
2010 $28,687 $25,795 $26,135
2009 $29,542 $26,627 $26,440
2008 $30,755 $28,109 $28,876
2007 $30,894 $28,137 $28,701
2006 $30,078 $27,314 $28,144
2005 $30,768 $27,676 $28,895