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      A Quick Overview of Asheville North Carolina

      Asheville NC is a great city for people that love the outdoors. This area, including the entire Blue Ridge Parkway yearns to be explored and enjoyed. Activities like hiking, biking, and white water rafting are very popular in the area. Asheville has this special aura about it that is hard to describe. Many have moved here to discover their inner child, while others have relocated here to more aggressively pursue their arts and culture interests. Whatever the reason, you will find that Asheville has all of the components needed to feed your mind, body and soul. Homes, condosandmountain real estatein the Asheville areais veryaffordable and readily available.

      Some quick facts about the Asheville area

      Asheville NC is proudly located in the heart of Buncombe County and has a city population of around 70,000. The entire county has a population of around 225,000 and the average commute that you will enjoy in this area is 15 minutes. The median age of people living in the Asheville area is 40, and their median income is around $35,000 to $40,000 while the median home price is about $220,000. Asheville is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and is both a valley and mountain town. The area boasts a distinctive four season climate with mild temperatures varying from the low 30s in the winter to 80s in the summer months.
      Asheville NC Facts

      Asheville NC Facts

      Asheville Economy is tourist based

      Tourism, health services, and hospitality are major businesses here in the Asheville NC area. There are several large hospitals in the area and the health care field is a major employer in the area and is constantly expanding. There is steady population growth here due to retiring baby boomers that fuel the growing home sales in this area. Service type industries that accommodate the roughly 400,000 people in both Buncombe and Henderson Counties are also very popular for those seeking employment in the area. Asheville is also home to many liberal arts colleges including University of North Carolina at Asheville and Warren Wilson College which is located in the community of Swannanoa, about 4 miles from the east side of Asheville NC. Contact Green Mountain Realty at (828)-215-9064 to tour new homes, condos and real estate here.