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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 $57,428 in 2019, the latest figures available. Asheville median household income is $87 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $8,284 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Asheville median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Asheville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Asheville North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Asheville $57,428 +7.62% +6.65%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $57,428, the median household income for Asheville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $57,428
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $53,360
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $52,162
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $53,845
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $48,372
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $50,715
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $48,276
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $48,161
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $47,811
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $49,551
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $49,067

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Asheville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Asheville was $72,194 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Asheville median family income is $145 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Asheville North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
North Carolina $72,049 +4.35% +8.57%
Asheville $72,194 -0.76% +9.65%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Asheville is $72,194. Real median family income peaked in 2018 at $72,747 and is now $553 (0.76%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $72,194
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $72,747
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $69,714
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $65,842
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $64,029
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $63,313
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $60,220
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $59,221
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $61,345
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $59,540
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $65,303

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Asheville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Asheville was $32,422 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Asheville median per capita income is $401 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Asheville North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
North Carolina $32,021 +2.32% +6.75%
Asheville $32,422 -2.76% +4.84%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Asheville is $32,422. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $33,341 and is now $919 (2.76%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $32,422
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $33,341
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $30,758
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $30,926
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $29,398
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $28,606
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $27,883
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $27,430
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $28,949
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $27,898
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $28,233

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