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					Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 Geographic Area: Asheville, NC MSA
[For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text] Subject Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SEX AND AGE Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Under 5 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 to 9 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 to 14 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 to 19 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 24 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 to 34 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 to 44 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 to 54 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 to 59 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 to 64 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 to 74 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 to 84 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median age (years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RACE One race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Black or African American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Indian and Alaska Native . . . . . . . . . . . Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asian Indian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chinese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Filipino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Japanese. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Korean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vietnamese. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Asian 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. . . . Native Hawaiian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Guamanian or Chamorro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Samoan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Pacific Islander 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Some other race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Two or more races . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Race alone or in combination with one or more other races: 3 White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Black or African American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Indian and Alaska Native . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. . . . . . Some other race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Number 225,965 Percent Subject Number 225,965 5,996 3,724 468 198 1,606 219,969 199,725 225,965 218,305 93,776 47,881 56,599 44,322 9,149 3,501 10,900 4,433 7,660 3,643 4,017 Percent 100.0 2.7 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.7 97.3 88.4 100.0 96.6 41.5 21.2 25.0 19.6 4.0 1.5 4.8 2.0 3.4 1.6 1.8

108,718 117,247 12,798 13,882 14,226 14,165 14,010 30,512 35,201 33,547 12,461 10,258 18,023 12,432 4,450 38.9 176,664 83,317 93,347 167,965 40,864 34,905 14,049 20,856

100.0 HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hispanic or Latino (of any race) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48.1 Mexican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51.9 Puerto Rican. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cuban . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.7 Other Hispanic or Latino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.1 6.3 Not Hispanic or Latino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . White alone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.3 6.2 RELATIONSHIP 13.5 Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.6 In households. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.8 Householder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.5 Spouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.5 Child. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.0 Own child under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.5 Other relatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.0 Under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nonrelatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (X) Unmarried partner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78.2 In group quarters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36.9 Institutionalized population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.3 Noninstitutionalized population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74.3 18.1 HOUSEHOLD BY TYPE 15.4 Total households. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 Family households (families). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.2 With own children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . Married-couple family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . With own children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . 98.8 Female householder, no husband present . . . . . 89.8 With own children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . 6.9 Nonfamily households . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.4 Householder living alone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.6 Householder 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1 0.1 Households with individuals under 18 years . . . . . 0.1 Households with individuals 65 years and over . . 0.1 Average household size. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1 Average family size. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1 HOUSING OCCUPANCY Total housing units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vacant housing units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1 1.2 Homeowner vacancy rate (percent). . . . . . . . . . . . . Rental vacancy rate (percent). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90.9 7.3 0.9 0.8 0.1 1.4 HOUSING TENURE Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Owner-occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Renter-occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Average household size of owner-occupied units. Average household size of renter-occupied units .

223,320 202,930 15,587 856 1,413 291 235 218 137 207 106 219 81 14 25 17 25 2,453 2,645

93,776 61,256 25,885 47,881 18,515 9,941 5,606 32,520 26,888 10,004 28,399 24,233 2.33 2.85

100.0 65.3 27.6 51.1 19.7 10.6 6.0 34.7 28.7 10.7 30.3 25.8 (X) (X)

103,695 93,776 9,919 2,723 1.9 8.6

100.0 90.4 9.6 2.6 (X) (X)

205,347 16,397 1,924 1,820 183 3,129

93,776 66,425 27,351 2.40 2.14

100.0 70.8 29.2 (X) (X)

- Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable. 1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories. 2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories. 3 In combination with one or more of the other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.

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Table DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000 Geographic area: Asheville, NC MSA
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text] Subject SCHOOL ENROLLMENT Population 3 years and over enrolled in school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nursery school, preschool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kindergarten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elementary school (grades 1-8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High school (grades 9-12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . College or graduate school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT Population 25 years and over . . . . . . . . . . Less than 9th grade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9th to 12th grade, no diploma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High school graduate (includes equivalency). . . . . Some college, no degree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Associate degree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bachelor’s degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Graduate or professional degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Percent high school graduate or higher . . . . . . . . . Percent bachelor’s degree or higher . . . . . . . . . . . . MARITAL STATUS Population 15 years and over . . . . . . . . . . Never married . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Now married, except separated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Separated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Widowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Divorced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grandparent responsible for grandchildren . . . . . . VETERAN STATUS Civilian population 18 years and over . . Civilian veterans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION Population 5 to 20 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . With a disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Population 21 to 64 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . With a disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Percent employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Percent employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Population 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . With a disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RESIDENCE IN 1995 Population 5 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . Same house in 1995. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Different house in the U.S. in 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same county . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Different county . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same state . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Different state. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elsewhere in 1995. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Number Percent Subject NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Native. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Born in United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . State of residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Different state. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Born outside United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Foreign born . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Entered 1990 to March 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Naturalized citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Not a citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Number 225,965 217,677 215,965 138,759 77,206 1,712 8,288 4,508 2,831 5,457 8,288 2,796 1,498 185 40 3,408 361 213,232 201,082 12,150 5,347 6,790 3,463 3,642 1,286 1,377 496 225,965 199,825 224 437 410 4,603 29,294 4,573 962 24,455 700 584 24,100 4,978 307 1,270 2,717 238 1,112 12,674 8,026 215 786 1,636 627 766 33,480 1,787 250 38,614 Percent 100.0 96.3 95.6 61.4 34.2 0.8 3.7 2.0 1.3 2.4 100.0 33.7 18.1 2.2 0.5 41.1 4.4 100.0 94.3 5.7 2.5 3.2 1.6 1.7 0.6 0.6 0.2 100.0 88.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 2.0 13.0 2.0 0.4 10.8 0.3 0.3 10.7 2.2 0.1 0.6 1.2 0.1 0.5 5.6 3.6 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.3 14.8 0.8 0.1 17.1

51,544 3,172 2,769 23,037 10,522 12,044

100.0 6.2 5.4 44.7 20.4 23.4

157,058 10,534 19,574 44,897 32,714 10,892 24,740 13,707 80.8 24.5

185,114 42,458 104,247 4,698 14,616 12,156 19,095 11,063

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN Total (excluding born at sea). . . . . . . . . . . . . . Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Oceania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Latin America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (X) Northern America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (X) LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME Population 5 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100.0 English only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22.9 Language other than English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . . 56.3 Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . . 7.9 Other Indo-European languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.6 Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . . 10.3 Asian and Pacific Island languages . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0 Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . . ANCESTRY (single or multiple) Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Total ancestries reported . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Arab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Czech1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . English. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . French (except Basque)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . French Canadian1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . German . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hungarian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Irish1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Italian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lithuanian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Norwegian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Polish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Portuguese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Russian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scotch-Irish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scottish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Slovak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Subsaharan African. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Swedish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Swiss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ukrainian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United States or American. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Welsh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) . . . . . . . . Other ancestries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100.0 6.7 12.5 28.6 20.8 6.9 15.8 8.7

3,595 1,785

100.0 49.7

176,572 26,025

100.0 14.7

44,704 3,462 131,840 26,368 55.1 105,472 79.9 33,060 13,950

100.0 7.7 100.0 20.0 (X) 80.0 (X) 100.0 42.2

213,232 114,330 95,465 51,320 44,145 17,626 26,519 3,437

100.0 53.6 44.8 24.1 20.7 8.3 12.4 1.6

-Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable. 1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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Table DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000 Geographic area: Asheville, NC MSA
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text] Subject EMPLOYMENT STATUS Population 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . In labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unemployed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Percent of civilian labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . Armed Forces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Not in labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Females 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Own children under 6 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . All parents in family in labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COMMUTING TO WORK Workers 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Car, truck, or van - - drove alone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Car, truck, or van - - carpooled. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Public transportation (including taxicab) . . . . . . . . . Walked. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other means. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Worked at home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mean travel time to work (minutes)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . Employed civilian population 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OCCUPATION Management, professional, and related occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Service occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sales and office occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations. . . . . . . Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Production, transportation, and material moving occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INDUSTRY Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manufacturing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wholesale trade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Retail trade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Transportation and warehousing, and utilities . . . . Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services . . . . . . . Educational, health and social services . . . . . . . . . Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other services (except public administration) . . . . Public administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLASS OF WORKER Private wage and salary workers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Government workers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unpaid family workers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Number 182,109 115,299 115,174 109,655 5,519 4.8 125 66,810 96,242 54,577 54,555 51,987 14,784 9,045 107,703 85,657 14,049 826 2,192 930 4,049 21.8 109,655 Percent 100.0 63.3 63.2 60.2 3.0 (X) 0.1 36.7 Subject Number 93,739 10,021 7,091 14,307 13,810 17,136 17,481 6,840 4,526 1,136 1,391 36,179 73,156 45,639 27,972 10,819 4,291 5,795 2,676 2,764 17,833 17,463 61,552 3,318 3,058 7,603 8,746 12,545 14,483 5,708 3,982 928 1,181 43,999 20,010 30,489 23,753 Number below poverty level Percent 100.0 10.7 7.6 15.3 14.7 18.3 18.6 7.3 4.8 1.2 1.5 (X) 78.0 (X) 29.8 (X) 4.6 (X) 2.9 (X) 19.0 (X) 100.0 5.4 5.0 12.4 14.2 20.4 23.5 9.3 6.5 1.5 1.9 (X) (X) (X) (X) Percent below poverty level

34,772 16,928 27,603 452 11,287 18,613

1,249 8,934 18,251 4,171 13,763 4,155 2,276 4,968 7,764 24,734 10,147 5,576 3,667

INCOME IN 1999 Households . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Less than $10,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10,000 to $14,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15,000 to $24,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25,000 to $34,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $35,000 to $49,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50,000 to $74,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75,000 to $99,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100.0 $100,000 to $149,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56.7 $150,000 to $199,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56.7 $200,000 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median household income (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54.0 100.0 With earnings . . . . . . . . . . .1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mean earnings (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61.2 With Social Security income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mean Social Security income (dollars)1 . . . . . . . 100.0 With Supplemental Security Income . . . . . . . . . . . . 79.5 Mean Supplemental Security Income 13.0 (dollars)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.8 With public assistance income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.0 Mean public assistance income (dollars)1 . . . . . 0.9 With retirement income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8 Mean retirement income (dollars)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . (X) Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Less than $10,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100.0 $10,000 to $14,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15,000 to $24,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25,000 to $34,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31.7 $35,000 to $49,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.4 $50,000 to $74,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.2 $75,000 to $99,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.4 $100,000 to $149,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $150,000 to $199,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.3 $200,000 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median family income (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.0 Per capita income (dollars)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median earnings (dollars): Male full-time, year-round workers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1 Female full-time, year-round workers . . . . . . . . . . . 8.1 16.6 3.8 12.6 Subject 3.8 2.1 POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 4.5 Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . With related children under 18 years. . . . . . . . . . . . 7.1 With related children under 5 years. . . . . . . . . . . 22.6 Families with female householder, no husband present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.3 5.1 With related children under 18 years. . . . . . . . . . . . With related children under 5 years. . . . . . . . . . . 3.3 Individuals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77.8 18 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.7 Related children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.2 Related children 5 to 17 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.2 Unrelated individuals 15 years and over. . . . . . . . .

4,947 3,667 1,653 2,567 2,250 1,001 25,800 18,070 3,520 7,370 5,115 10,345

8.0 13.0 15.7 26.3 35.5 48.5 11.8 10.6 10.6 15.5 14.6 23.8

85,362 15,000 9,019 274

-Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable. 1 If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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Table DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000 Geographic area: Asheville, NC MSA
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text] Subject Total housing units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UNITS IN STRUCTURE 1-unit, detached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-unit, attached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 or 4 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 to 9 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 to 19 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 or more units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mobile home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boat, RV, van, etc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT 1999 to March 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 to 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 to 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 to 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 to 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1960 to 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1940 to 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1939 or earlier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ROOMS 1 room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 or more rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median (rooms) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT 1999 to March 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 to 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 to 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1980 to 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1970 to 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1969 or earlier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VEHICLES AVAILABLE None . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 ........................................... 2 ........................................... 3 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSE HEATING FUEL Utility gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bottled, tank, or LP gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electricity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fuel oil, kerosene, etc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coal or coke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Solar energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No fuel used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS Lacking complete plumbing facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . Lacking complete kitchen facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No telephone service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -Represents zero or rounds to zero. Number 103,695 65,118 2,623 2,303 3,553 4,454 1,567 3,208 20,753 116 Percent Subject Number 93,776 91,881 1,415 480 45,578 2,804 15,325 12,702 7,462 4,616 1,848 668 153 117,700 Percent 100.0 98.0 1.5 0.5 100.0 6.2 33.6 27.9 16.4 10.1 4.1 1.5 0.3 (X)

3,294 10,344 9,552 17,870 17,100 13,563 17,772 14,200

916 2,880 7,066 21,636 26,969 19,900 11,710 6,450 6,168 5.2 93,776 18,516 26,903 14,946 14,332 8,713 10,366

100.0 OCCUPANTS PER ROOM Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62.8 1.00 or less. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 1.01 to 1.50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 1.51 or more. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.4 Specified owner-occupied units . . . . . . . . 4.3 1.5 VALUE 3.1 Less than $50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.0 $50,000 to $99,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.1 $100,000 to $149,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $150,000 to $199,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200,000 to $299,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.2 $300,000 to $499,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.0 $500,000 to $999,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.2 $1,000,000 or more. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.2 Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.5 13.1 MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED 17.1 MONTHLY OWNER COSTS 13.7 With a mortgage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Less than $300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300 to $499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $500 to $699 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.9 $700 to $999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.8 $1,000 to $1,499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.8 $1,500 to $1,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.9 $2,000 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26.0 Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.2 11.3 Not mortgaged . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.2 5.9 (X) SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD 100.0 INCOME IN 1999 Less than 15.0 percent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.7 15.0 to 19.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28.7 20.0 to 24.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.9 25.0 to 29.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.3 30.0 to 34.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.3 35.0 percent or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.1 Not computed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Specified renter-occupied units . . . . . . . . GROSS RENT Less than $200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200 to $299 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300 to $499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $500 to $749 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $750 to $999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,000 to $1,499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,500 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No cash rent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

28,016 133 1,960 4,832 8,693 8,150 2,460 1,788 940 17,562 254

61.5 0.3 4.3 10.6 19.1 17.9 5.4 3.9 (X) 38.5 (X)

18,196 7,714 5,928 3,848 2,565 6,956 371 26,754 1,794 1,349 6,793 9,828 3,218 1,011 325 2,436 543

39.9 16.9 13.0 8.4 5.6 15.3 0.8 100.0 6.7 5.0 25.4 36.7 12.0 3.8 1.2 9.1 (X)

7,236 31,375 37,059 18,106

7.7 33.5 39.5 19.3

16,681 6,799 33,970 31,982 45 3,577 131 366 225

392 388 2,334

17.8 7.3 36.2 34.1 3.8 GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF 0.1 HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999 0.4 Less than 15.0 percent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.2 15.0 to 19.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.0 to 24.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.0 to 29.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.4 30.0 to 34.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.4 35.0 percent or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 Not computed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4,566 3,720 3,329 2,952 1,594 7,667 2,926

17.1 13.9 12.4 11.0 6.0 28.7 10.9

(X) Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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