NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Black Mountain, NC

Black Mountain, NC is located in Buncombe County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Black Mountain is about 8,162 with about 470 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,084.

The Average Home Value is $223,400.00, which is roughly 29% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 16% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $45,329.00, which is roughly 9% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 21% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Black Mountain is about 6.7%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Buncombe County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 35.34% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 59.74%
Republican: 38.63%
Libertarian: 0.9%
Other: 0.4%
Green: 0.34%


Nearby Locations

Swannanoa, NC (5.45 mi.)
Fairview, NC (7.99 mi.)
Old Fort, NC (8.80 mi.)
Gerton, NC (9.23 mi.)
Biltmore Frst, NC (12.48 mi.)
Barnardsville, NC (12.61 mi.)
Lake Lure, NC (12.73 mi.)
Asheville, NC (13.70 mi.)
Woodfin, NC (13.97 mi.)
Arden, NC (14.89 mi.)
Weaverville, NC (15.24 mi.)
Mills River, NC (16.62 mi.)
Fletcher, NC (16.62 mi.)
Marion, NC (17.20 mi.)
Burnsville, NC (19.43 mi.)
Alexander, NC (19.64 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28711
Latitude : 35.605042
Longitude : -82.276717
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 3269 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.21
Male Population Estimate : 43.87%
Female Population Estimate : 49.91%
Median Age : 45.7
Male Median Age : 43.8
Female Median Age : 47.5

White Population Estimate : 87.53%
Black Population Estimate : 5.28%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.22%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.73%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.16%
Other Population Estimate : 1.04%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Black Mountain specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Buncombe County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Buncombe County: About 263 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Buncombe County is about 3% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 9% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.