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Where is Buncombe County, North Carolina?

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Buncombe County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Buncombe is found in the county seat of Asheville.

With a total 1,709.75 sq. km of land and water area, Buncombe County, North Carolina is the 1536th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 250,539 people, Buncombe County has a total 114556 households earning 44713 on average per year.

Buncombe County, North Carolina offers the following attraction to visitors: Biltmore Estate

Buncombe County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37021
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Asheville (population: 123,505), Candler (population: 25,218), Weaverville (population: 20,215), Arden (population: 19,303), Black Mountain (population: 13,545), Leicester (population: 11,625), Swannanoa (population: 10,649), Fairview (population: 9,369), Alexander (population: 3,729), Barnardsville (population: 2,282)
Land Area 96,734 sq miles
Water Area 657 sq miles
Household Income $44,713
Housing Units 114,556
Median Home Value $191,200
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 34% of population
Retail Spending $15,862 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $684,287 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.