Asheville, North Carolina Houses for Sale

Located in the west-central part of the state of North Carolina and a city in Buncombe County, the city lies in the Blue Ridge Mountains which is found in the junction of the Swannanoa River and the French Broad. The city is known and considered as the eastern gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and of the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The highest point of the state is the nearby Mount Mitchell, and the highest peak is at the east of the Mississippi River. The area was originally included in the Cherokee hunting grounds. The arrival of the Western North Carolina Railroad started Asheville’s development as a market for tobacco and livestock. The city’s economy was well diversified with the inclusion of manufactures in textile, furniture, electrical and printed products, and the services, which also plays a vital role. Asheville has been a long time cultural, resort, and western North Carolina’s economic center.

Home Prices

AVERAGE
1,008,803 +3%
MEDIAN
710,890 +11%

Relative Price (per sqft.)

PRICE

Listings

ACTIVE
242 -7%
NEW
232 -3%

Market Duration

DAYS
38 -11%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 202  
Police Civilians 50  
Total Arrests 2,042 (2020)
Total Incidents 10,345 (2020)
CrimeScore 70.54  
National Rank 4513th  
Statewide Rank 220th  

Local Statistics

Population 92,852 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,211 (7.68%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 8
Arson 28
Assault Offenses 2,235
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 717
Counterfeiting/Forgery 124
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,347
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,027
Embezzlement 63
Extortion/Blackmail 13
Fraud Offenses 786
Homicide Offenses 10
Human Trafficking 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 38
Larceny/Theft Offenses 4,213
Motor Vehicle Theft 519
Pornography/Obscene Material 22
Prostitution Offenses 3
Robbery 155
Sex Offenses 78
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 3
Stolen Property Offenses 157
Weapon Law Violations 171