Randolph County

Asheboro, NC: What you need to know

Living in Asheboro, NC puts you in the heart of the Uwharrie Mountains, amid a beautiful landscape of old growth forests, an historic downtown and vast farmland. Located in the geographic center of North Carolina, Asheboro is an area rich in natural attractions and cultural venues, including the North Carolina Zoo. The city offers residents a mix of affordably priced homes with close proximity to recreational facilities including six area golf courses, a pair of lakes, the Uwharrie National Forest and the Asheboro Copperheads, a collegiate summer baseball team. Racing fans find Asheboro to be the perfect fix for high speed action, with Caraway Speedway hosting NASCAR events,  Zoo City Motor Sports Park hosting Motocross races and Petty's Garage as a shrine to racing legend Richard Petty. Restaurants in Asheboro cater to those craving Southern cuisine, with BBQ taking a central spot on many menus. Places like the Sunset Theatre, the National Carolina Pottery Center in nearby Seagrove and Zimmerman's Vineyards attract hundreds of tourists each year while also giving locals plenty of entertainment options. 


Asheboro, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 25,897
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $32,819
Median Home Price $109,900
Walkscore 28

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Schools in Asheboro , NC

  • Early College High School at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, NC
    Todd Bennett

    Asheboro/Randolph County Are Well-Schooled

    Asheboro and Randolph County are justifiably proud of their award-winning school systems, and nearby Randolph Community College's expanding roster of degree programs ensures that quality higher education also can be had close to home.

  • Randolph Community College in Asheboro, NC
    Todd Bennett

    Get a L.I.F.E Program Stresses the Importance of Education

    More students in Randolph County are gearing up for success thanks to Get a L.I.F.E., a program introduced by the Business & Education Committee of the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce.

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Asheboro, NC Demographics

Median Population in Asheboro , NC

Median Age 36.6%
Age 18 Over 73.2%
Age 21 Over 70.9%
Age 62 Over 18.7%
Age 65 Over 15.1%

Race in Asheboro , NC

  Ethnicity White 77%
  Ethnicity Black 13.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 25.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Other 6%

Population By Gender in Asheboro , NC

  Male 48.5%
  Female 51.5%

Language in Asheboro , NC

  English Only 77.5%
  English Other 22.5%

Economics in Asheboro , NC

  Median Household Income $32,819
  Median Home Price $109,900
  Homes Owned 48.8%
  Homes Rent 51.2%
  Median Property Rent $616

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Commute Types in Asheboro , NC

  Walked 2.2%
  Worked at Home 0.9%
  Public Transportation 0%
  Other Means 0.4%
  Drove Alone 82.7%
  Carpooled 13.8%

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