Brevard has the 2935th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Brevard is part of the Asheville metro area. Unemployment in the Asheville area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Asheville has the 137th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Brevard is below average at $39,570, and the median cost of a home in Brevard is $188,700, which is above the national average. 35% of workers in Brevard hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Brevard. 81% of Brevard workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Brevard spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.