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Asheville is located by the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina. The city is well-known for its historic architecture and vibrant art scene.
Asheville is home to 89,000 people. The ethnic composition of the population is 77% white, 12% black, 6% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Around 92% of residents over age 25 have graduated from high school. Forty-seven percent of people in the same age group have a bachelor’s degree.
People in Asheville earn an average annual wage of $28,900. The median household income is $44,900. More than 16% of residents in Asheville live below the poverty line.
Asheville and other cities in western North Carolina have a higher suicide rate than the rest of the state. The North Carolina Division of Public Health designed a suicide prevention plan in 2015. It seeks to educate residents about suicide and promote effective treatment practices.
Access to mental health care is limited in Asheville. Roughly 16% of city residents age 65 or younger do not have health insurance. In 2016, the C3356 Comprehensive Care Center opened. It offers 24/7 support to Asheville residents who are experiencing psychiatric crises, including a mobile crisis unit which can help people stuck at home.