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North Carolina > All counties > Buncombe County > Asheville City
Asheville, NC

City
Population 2005: 74,889
Square miles: 40.92



2000 CENSUS DATA
ASHEVILLE NC US
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Number Number Number
Population 25 and older 48,306
Number Pct Pct Pct
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 11,428 23.7 28.4 28.6
Some college, or associate's degree 13,636 28.2 27.2 27.4
Bachelor's degree 9,467 19.6 15.3 15.5
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 5,212 10.8 7.2 8.9
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Number Number Number
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 15,637
Number Pct Pct Pct
Preschool and kindergarten 1,621 10.4 12.2 11.9
Grades 1-12 9,361 59.9 65.1 65.3
College 4,655 29.8 22.6 22.8
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk