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Asheboro is a city in Randolph County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Samuel Ashe, governor
The latitude of Asheboro is 35.707N. The longitude is -79.813W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,839.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Asheboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Randolph County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27317 ZIP code.
10% of Asheboro residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Asheboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Asheboro was $17,382, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Asheboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Asheboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $842.
Libraries in Asheboro include Randolph Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Asheboro include Courier-Tribune
Randolph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Asheboro political report.
The average commute time for Asheboro workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Asheboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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