Swannanoa, North Carolina 

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Population

4,675

+11.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$37,262

Median Home Price

$219,600

Best Places to Live in Swannanoa, North Carolina

Mid-sized city - Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Swannanoa, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Home prices
-Air service
-Winter cold

Local Listings in Swannanoa
 $195,000 
219 Harrison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 845 SqFt
 $199,000 
102 Short St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1203 SqFt
 $195,000 
132 Dellwood Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1054 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Asheville Metro Area

Asheville lies at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest portion of the Appalachian Range. The town is an eastern equivalent of the many mountain resort towns that dot the American west, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. Originally settled in the 1850’s as a health resort, Asheville has an interesting history- in the late 1800’s and especially the 1920’s the area was a popular retreat for wealthy vacationers, including eight presidents and many well-known industrialists. Today the area has an active economy and serves both as a getaway from summer heat in the nearby lowlands and as a travel destination for many in east coast cities.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Swannanoa
Zip Codes: 28778
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Swannanoa is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Swannanoa jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Swannanoa's cost of living is 3.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Swannanoa's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Swannanoa, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Buncombe county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Swannanoa's population is 4,675 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Swannanoa is $219,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Swannanoa public schools spend $8,966 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Swannanoa. More Education


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Housing Market in Swannanoa

It's not a good time to buy in Swannanoa. Home Appreciation is down -0.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Swannanoa Real Estate

The median home price in Swannanoa is $219,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Swannanoa   2 Reviews
Swannanoa, NC - 8/18/2010
Swannanoa is a small rural community aoobut 15 miles from Asheville, NC in western North Carolina. The Asheville area provides an interesting mix of cultures, drawing... Read More

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YES OR NO - Vote Nov 3 - 9/28/2009
I am concerned over the debate about incorporation vs. non-incorporation. I hope that the vocal voices of each side, will not ultimately divide this pleasant place. ... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN SWANNANOA
$195,000
219 Harrison St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$199,000
102 Short St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$195,000
132 Dellwood Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$275,000
11 Bee Meadows Cir Unit 3
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$449,000
301 Woodland Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$239,900
223B Davidson Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$250,000
45 Woodcreek Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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