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Asheville Apartments
Last updated February 25 2024 at 9:11 AM

Asheville, NC
136 Apartments for Rent

Asheville Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 92,870
Population Density: 2,037.9 people/sq mile
Median Age: 42
Percentage of Family Households: 49%
Median Annual Income: $59,758 / year
Median Rent: $1,150 / month

What locals are saying

Greetings, one and all, and welcome to the only online hub you’ll ever need to find the apartment of your dreams in Asheville, North Carolina! Located in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains at the vortex of the French Broad and Swannanoa Rivers, Asheville has been dubbed “America’s Happiest City,” “the Paris of the South,” and, courtesy of Rolling Stone magazine, “America’s New Freak Capital.” Surrounded by breathtaking scenery and boasting amenities and living quarters appealing to everyone from singles, artists, and hippies to married couples, families, and retirees, Asheville – no matter what nickname you give it – is undoubtedly a wonderful place to simply call home. So come along for the ride and let’s find you a crazy-cool crash pad in Western N.C.’s most free-wheeling and aesthetic community …

The 80,000 residents of Asheville include a wide range of demographics, including:

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Asheville Demographics


How diverse is Asheville?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Asheville is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Asheville are White (79.3%), Black Or African American (7%), Hispanic Or Latino (6.8%), Two Or More (4.9%), Asian (1.5%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Asheville residents?

The median age in Asheville is 42 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Asheville?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Asheville is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Asheville are White (79.3%), Black Or African American (7%), Hispanic Or Latino (6.8%), Two Or More (4.9%), Asian (1.5%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Asheville residents?

The median age in Asheville is 42 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Asheville Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Asheville is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Asheville is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Asheville is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Asheville


Elementary Schools

8 /10
F Delany New School For Children
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
177 Students
1 Reviews
177
Students
1 Reviews
8 /10
Buncombe County Early College High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
278 Students
2 Reviews
278
Students
2 Reviews
7 /10
Ira B Jones Elementary
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
461 Students
4 Reviews
461
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
F Delany New School For Children
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
177 Students
1 Reviews
177
Students
1 Reviews
5 /10
Valley Springs Middle
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
600 Students
5 Reviews
600
Students
5 Reviews
5 /10
Evergreen Community Charter
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
441 Students
38 Reviews
441
Students
38 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Nesbitt Discovery Academy
Public
9-11
Public
9-11
389 Students
2 Reviews
389
Students
2 Reviews
8 /10
Buncombe County Early College High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
278 Students
2 Reviews
278
Students
2 Reviews
8 /10
School Of Inquiry And Life Science
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
379 Students
2 Reviews
379
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Asheville


Apartment List has released the results for Asheville from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Asheville renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied greatly across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Asheville, some aspects can be better."
83%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
77%
Weather
76%
Pet Friendliness
71%
Commute Time
65%
Social Life
59%
Safety and Crime Rate
52%
Quality of Schools
45%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
35%
State and Local Taxes
28%
Dating
25%
Public Transit
23%
Affordability
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Average rent in Asheville, North Carolina

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Asheville is $1,646, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,976. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Asheville, NC


Searching for an apartment for rent in Asheville, NC? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 136 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Asheville. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Asheville is $1,448 for a studio, $1,646 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,976 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Asheville apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Asheville, NC apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Asheville?

In Asheville, the average rent is $1,448 for a studio, $1,646 for a 1-bedroom, $1,976 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,339 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Asheville, check out our monthly Asheville Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Asheville?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Asheville by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Asheville?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Asheville apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Asheville?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Asheville.

How can I find off-campus housing in Asheville?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Asheville. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Greenville Technical College, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, University of North Carolina at Asheville, East Tennessee State University, and Wofford College.