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Arden Real Estate


Arden is an unincorporated community in south Buncombe County between Skyland and Fletcher. Arden is part of the Asheville metropolitan area.

It’s just a few miles from the Asheville Regional Airport and close to some of the best spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The community is bordered by the French Broad River and down the road from the North Carolina Arboretum. An extraordinary public garden that adjoins the Parkway, the Arboretum has cultivated gardens, hiking and biking trails and exhibits on subjects ranging from mountain quilts to rare plants.


Arden’s schools fall within the Buncombe County School District.

Which school the students attend will depend on your home address. To verify which one, check out the Buncombe County School District Mapping.

Population Statistics*

As of 2014, Arden’s population was 18,027.

  • The total number of households is 7,332 with 2.42 people per household on average.
  • The median age of the current population is 39.10 with 6,606 people being married and 5,657 being single.
  • The crime rate in Arden is below the national average.
  • Total household expenditures in Arden are below the national average.


Arden is located at 35°27′58″N 82°30′59″W, around 10 miles south of Asheville. The elevation of Arden is roughly 2,218 ft.

Arden weather recorded temperatures oscillate between a high point in July of 83.80° F and a low point of 24.90° F in January.

*Demographic information is aggregated from data for the 28704 zip code.

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