Best Places to Live

Asheville, NC

Population: 86,789
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The largest city in Western North Carolina is Asheville, home to many nightclubs, performance venues and micro breweries in the downtown district. A high-achieving education system is highlighted by the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and a strong health care network includes Asheville VA Medical Center and Mission Health System.

Asheville, NC Ranking Data

Civic
53
Demographics
43
Economy
59
Education
74
Health
83
Housing
43
Infrastructure
55