Asheville

Education

4.2/5

Healthcare

1.9/5

City Score

Living in Asheville

Safety

3/5

Culture

3.4/5

Things to do in Asheville

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1.

Biltmore
26,382+ Reviews

2.

The North Carolina Arboretum
2,576+ Reviews

3.

New Belgium Brewing Company
588+ Reviews

4.

Asheville Pinball Museum
864+ Reviews

5.

Craggy Gardens
660+ Reviews

Economy in Asheville

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Asheville

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Cost of Living Index

77.1%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

Mid Low

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Asheville

Top phone carriers

T-Mobile (best coverage)

AT&T

Verizon

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $8.0

Very high

Restaurants in Asheville

Tupelo Honey: 17368 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 4309 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 6438 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 2890 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 1047 reviews
Opentable: 4.7/5, 2684 reviews

Moose Cafe Asheville: 5690 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 3881 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 1291 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 416 reviews
Zomato: 3.6/5, 100 reviews

Rockys Hot Chicken Shack: 4078 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 3366 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 666 reviews
Zomato: 3.8/5, 44 reviews

Packs Tavern: 4126 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 2886 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 736 reviews
Zomato: 3.7/5, 133 reviews
Opentable: 4.3/5, 368 reviews

Cœrate: 8886 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 2636 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1795 reviews
Opentable: 4.7/5, 4454 reviews

BattleCat Coffee Bar: 496 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 472 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 24 reviews

Summit Coffee Co.: 446 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 324 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 18 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 84 reviews
Foursquare: 8.4/10, 20 reviews

Izzy’s Coffee Den: 453 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 286 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 53 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 114 reviews

Round Earth Roasters: 412 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 278 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 49 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 85 reviews

The Rhu: 355 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 204 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 78 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 73 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Asheville

Ultra Coffeebar: 798 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 574 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 42 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 4.7 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 181 reviews

Trade and Lore: 760 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 501 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 44 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 4.8 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 154 reviews
Foursquare: 8.6/10, 60 reviews

Café 64: 662 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 236 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 220 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 206 reviews

Liberty House Coffee and Café: 599 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 349 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 69 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 181 reviews

Odd’s Cafe: 496 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 351 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 33 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 85 reviews
Foursquare: 8/10, 27 reviews

Farm Burger Asheville: 4137 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 2228 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 1109 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 799 reviews

Chai Pani Asheville: 3986 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1973 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 1060 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 953 reviews

Biscuit Head: 4825 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 1870 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.7/5, 1385 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 5 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1565 reviews

Early Girl Eatery: 4974 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 1680 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 2166 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 1065 reviews
Opentable: 4.2/5, 63 reviews

Chestnut: 7624 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 1287 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 3100 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 950 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 118 reviews
Opentable: 4.5/5, 2167 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Asheville

#408 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Mid Low

3 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Asheville $222/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Mojo Coworking : 1

2. WestBase Coworking : No reviews

3. Focal Point Coworking : No reviews

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Gyms/Health & Fitness in Asheville

Summit Crossfit: 208 reviews

Google: 5/5, 191 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 7 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 10 reviews

Orangetheory Fitness: 138 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 131 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 7 reviews

Biltmore Fitness: 137 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 112 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 25 reviews

Beer City CrossFit: 76 reviews

Google: 5/5, 71 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 5 reviews

MADabolic: 70 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 60 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 10 reviews

Inspire Personal Fitness of Asheville Gyms: 66 reviews

Google: 5/5, 63 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 3 reviews

Underground Fitness Asheville: 46 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 38 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 8 reviews

The Little Gym of Asheville: 41 reviews

Google: 5/5, 32 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 8 reviews

Strength Ratio: 38 reviews

Google: 5/5, 35 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 3 reviews

CrossFit Asheville: 37 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 34 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 3 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Asheville

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Population Density

Mid Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Asheville

1. Banana Bread
2. Cheesecake
3. Ice Cream
4. Pancake
5. Brownie

6. Cosmopolitan

7. Hurricane

8. Chili

9. Manhattan

10. Hamburger

Environment in Asheville

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Climate Index

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High°C791319232729282519139
Low°C-20381115161613831
SunshineSemi-sunnySemi-sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnySemi-sunnySemi-sunny
RainfallNot rainyNot rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainy
WindSemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windy
CloudSemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudySemi-cloudy

Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Asheville

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

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Freedom of expression

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Culture in Asheville

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

A / B

Main Sport:

American Football

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

1

Time zone:

UTC-10:00 to -05:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Safe

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416 km
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