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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 $50,015 in 2017, the latest figures available. Asheville median household income is $2,737 lower than the median North Carolina household income and $10,321 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Asheville median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Asheville are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Asheville North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
North Carolina $52,752 +2.09% +9.32%
Asheville $50,015 -3.12% +2.85%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Asheville is $50,015. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $51,932 and is now $1,917 (3.69%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,842 in 2011, real median household income for Asheville has now grown by $4,173 (9.10%).

Real Median Household Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2017 $60,336 $52,752 $50,015
2016 $58,856 $51,672 $51,628
2015 $57,709 $49,489 $46,381
2014 $55,613 $48,253 $48,627
2013 $55,072 $48,385 $46,288
2012 $54,948 $48,294 $46,178
2011 $55,162 $47,969 $45,842
2010 $56,388 $48,816 $47,511
2009 $57,519 $50,020 $47,047
2008 $59,382 $53,127 $49,282
2007 $60,135 $52,941 $51,932
2006 $59,051 $51,950 $49,775

Asheville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Asheville was $66,844 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Asheville median family income is $880 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Asheville North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
North Carolina $65,964 +3.67% +10.92%
Asheville $66,844 +5.88% +10.11%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $66,844, the median family income for Asheville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2017 $73,891 $65,964 $66,844
2016 $72,591 $63,629 $63,131
2015 $70,627 $62,157 $61,393
2014 $68,313 $59,472 $60,706
2013 $67,488 $59,141 $57,741
2012 $66,880 $58,824 $56,783
2011 $67,126 $59,073 $58,819
2010 $68,289 $59,626 $57,088
2009 $69,958 $62,176 $62,614
2008 $72,321 $64,585 $59,251
2007 $72,500 $65,217 $66,366
2006 $71,330 $63,786 $61,118

Asheville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Asheville was $29,492 in 2017. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Asheville median per capita income is $68 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Asheville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Asheville North Carolina

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
North Carolina $29,560 +2.77% +10.65%
Asheville $29,492 -0.54% +7.52%

Trends in Asheville, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Asheville is $29,492. Real per capita income peaked in 2016 at $29,653 and is now $161 (0.54%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Asheville, North Carolina, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Asheville

Date US North Carolina Asheville
2017 $32,397 $29,560 $29,492
2016 $31,798 $28,762 $29,653
2015 $31,019 $27,730 $28,188
2014 $29,942 $26,714 $27,429
2013 $29,706 $26,748 $26,735
2012 $29,221 $26,136 $26,301
2011 $29,173 $26,332 $27,757
2010 $29,361 $26,401 $26,749
2009 $30,246 $27,262 $27,071
2008 $31,488 $28,778 $29,564
2007 $31,629 $28,808 $29,385
2006 $30,795 $27,965 $28,814