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Overview

Introduction to Asheboro, North Carolina

Asheboro, North Carolina, in Randolph county, is 20 miles SE of High Point, North Carolina (center to center) and 66 miles W of Raleigh, North Carolina.The city is considered part of the Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point metropolitan area. Asheboro has a population of 21,672.

Asheboro History

Asheboro was established on Christmas day in 1796. It was named in honor of Samuel Ashe, then Governor of North Carolina. The area's first post office was established in 1814. Jonathan Worth, who became Governor of North Carolina in 1865, settled in Asheboro in November 1824. The High Point, Randleman, Asheboro, and Southern Railroad first entered the city in July 1889.

Asheboro and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Lucas
  • Peddycord F.A.C. Flying Museum
  • North Carolina Zoological Park and Gardens
  • American Classic Motorcycle Museum
  • Morrow Mountain State Park
  • House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site

Things To Do In Asheboro

Asheboro is home to the American Classic Motorcycle Museum. One can also visit the North Carolina Aviation Museum and North Carolina Zoological Park. The city also offers numerous shopping centers such as the Northgate Shopping Center, Randolph Mall, Hammer Village Shopping Center, and Hillside Shopping Center. In addition, the city organizes several festivals and recreational events throughout the year.

Asheboro Transportation

Air transportation is available from Piedmont Triad International Airport.

Asheboro Higher Education

Randolph Community College and Asheboro Beauty School lie within the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,978
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+10,602
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.8%
Median Earnings25+$26,139
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,621
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,798

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,025
% Above Poverty Level76.1%
% Below Poverty Level23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$601
Median House Value$111,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.8%
German9.8%
English7.9%
Irish5.6%
Scottish2.4%
Italian1.3%
West Indian1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Haitian0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
African0.5%
Dutch0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Polish0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Asheboro Almanac

CategoryValue
County Randolph County
Standard Zip Codes27203, 27205
P.O. Box Zip Codes27204
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.71
Approximate Longitude-79.81

Asheboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationASHEBORO 2 W
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp49 to 70 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationHIGH POINT
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationSILER CITY 2 N
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Franklinville1,090$32,336
Ramseur1,906$34,688
Randleman4,140$47,589
Seagrove286$32,159
Staley302$47,708
Trinity6,651$55,696

Asheboro Public Libraries

Randolph Public Library
201 WORTH ST
Asheboro, North Carolina
(336) 318-6806

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Asheboro Hospitals

Randolph Hospital
(Non-profit)
364 White Oak Street
(336) 625-5151

Asheboro Public Schools

Asheboro High
1221 S Park St
ZIP: 27203
(336) 625-6185
High
Total Enrollment 1311
Balfour Elementary
2097 N Asheboro School Rd
ZIP: 27203
(336) 672-0322
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
Charles W Mccrary Elementary
400 Ross St
ZIP: 27203
(336) 629-1817
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Donna L Loflin Elementary
405 S Park St
ZIP: 27203
(336) 625-1685
Primary
Total Enrollment 391
Lindley Park Elementary
312 Cliff Rd
ZIP: 27203
(336) 625-6226
Primary
Total Enrollment 409
North Asheboro Middle
1861 N Asheboro School Rd
ZIP: 27203
(336) 672-1900
Middle
Total Enrollment 518
South Asheboro Middle
523 W Walker Ave
ZIP: 27203
(336) 629-4141
Middle
Total Enrollment 666
Uwharrie Charter Academy
301 Lewallen Rd.
ZIP: 27203
(336) 610-0813
Other
Total Enrollment 318
Farmer Elementary
3557 Grange Hall Rd
ZIP: 27205
(336) 857-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Guy B Teachey Elementary
294 Newbern Ave
ZIP: 27205
(336) 625-4163
Primary
Total Enrollment 532
Randolph Early College High
629 Industrial Park Avenue
ZIP: 27205
(336) 625-1137
High
Total Enrollment 312
Southmont Elementary
2497 Southmont Drive
ZIP: 27205
(336) 625-1558
Primary
Total Enrollment 624
Southwestern Randolph High
1641 Hopewell Friends Rd
ZIP: 27205
(336) 381-7747
High
Total Enrollment 1117
Southwestern Randolph Middle
1509 Hopewell Friends Rd
ZIP: 27205
(336) 381-3900
Middle
Total Enrollment 602
Tabernacle Elementary
4901 Tabernacle School Rd
ZIP: 27205
(336) 629-3533
Primary
Total Enrollment 450

Asheboro Private Schools

Fayetteville Street Christian School
151 W Pritchard St
ZIP: 27203
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 159
Neighbors Grove Christian Academy
1928 N Fayetteville St
ZIP: 27203
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 58
Agape Christian Academy
1629 Browers Chapel Rd
ZIP: 27205
Elementary
Total Enrollment 65
Calvary Christian Academy
1424 Nc Highway 42 S
ZIP: 27205
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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