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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 $52,410 in 2018, the latest figures available. Asheville median household income is $1,445 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $9,527 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Asheville median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Asheville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Asheville North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
North Carolina $53,855 -0.34% +6.23%
Asheville $52,410 +2.30% +10.31%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Asheville is $52,410. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $53,198 and is now $788 (1.48%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,960 in 2011, real median household income for Asheville has now grown by $5,450 (11.61%).

Real Median Household Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2018 $61,937 $53,855 $52,410
2017 $61,807 $54,038 $51,234
2016 $60,291 $52,932 $52,887
2015 $59,116 $50,695 $47,511
2014 $56,969 $49,430 $49,813
2013 $56,415 $49,565 $47,416
2012 $56,288 $49,471 $47,304
2011 $56,507 $49,138 $46,960
2010 $57,762 $50,006 $48,669
2009 $58,921 $51,240 $48,194
2008 $60,829 $54,422 $50,483
2007 $61,601 $54,231 $53,198

Asheville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Asheville was $71,452 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Asheville median family income is $3,636 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Asheville North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
North Carolina $67,816 +0.36% +6.51%
Asheville $71,452 +4.35% +13.62%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $71,452, the median family income for Asheville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2018 $76,401 $67,816 $71,452
2017 $75,692 $67,572 $68,473
2016 $74,360 $65,180 $64,670
2015 $72,348 $63,672 $62,889
2014 $69,978 $60,922 $62,186
2013 $69,134 $60,584 $59,149
2012 $68,512 $60,259 $58,168
2011 $68,763 $60,513 $60,253
2010 $69,953 $61,079 $58,480
2009 $71,663 $63,692 $64,141
2008 $74,083 $66,159 $60,694
2007 $74,267 $66,806 $67,984

Asheville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Asheville was $32,748 in 2018. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Asheville median per capita income is $2,011 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Asheville North Carolina

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
North Carolina $30,737 +1.51% +8.21%
Asheville $32,748 +8.40% +13.41%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,748, the per capita income for Asheville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2018 $33,831 $30,737 $32,748
2017 $33,187 $30,281 $30,211
2016 $32,573 $29,463 $30,376
2015 $31,775 $28,406 $28,875
2014 $30,672 $27,365 $28,098
2013 $30,431 $27,400 $27,387
2012 $29,934 $26,774 $26,942
2011 $29,884 $26,974 $28,434
2010 $30,077 $27,045 $27,401
2009 $30,984 $27,926 $27,731
2008 $32,255 $29,480 $30,284
2007 $32,400 $29,510 $30,101