Resources The People of Asheville, North CarolinaShoestring SinglesDownscale, striving singles.Struggling urban singles that are on a tight budget, making minimum wage and working in service jobs. Most have a high school education or lower and most rent.Scrappy HomeownersHomeowning urban singles with low income.Pre-middle-age to middle-age singles on a lower to middle income who own their own home. Some have a college education and work in services and the professional sector.Urban Empty NestersMature families with grown children.Couples heading into retirement age with adult children out of the house. Comfortable income. Education varies from high school to college with some holding mid-management positions.New SuburbanitesMobile suburban singles.A high proportion of these pre-middle-age to middle-age singles have moved to the suburbs in the past 4 years. Some have a college education and work in professional or management careers.Bright Lights, Big CityVery mobile singles living in the city.Singles ranging in age from early 20s to mid-40s who have moved to an urban setting. Most rent their apartment or condo. Some have a college education and work in services and the professional sector.