Black Mountain, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Black Mountain: Town in North Carolina, USA

About

Black Mountain is a town located in the county of Buncombe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,848 and a population density of 452 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,256 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Black Mountain

Population : 8,256 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Buncombe County
Postal code : 28711
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 17.37 km2
Altitude : 2,405 feet / 733 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:47:44 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 475 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.94% (2010-2020)
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Location of Black Mountain on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Black Mountain is located at 35°37'4"N 82°19'16"W (35.6179000, -82.3212300).

Black Mountain map

Demographics

The population of Black Mountain increased by 4.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,848 - census
2011 7,856 0.1% estimation process
2012 7,930 0.93% estimation process
2013 8,017 1.09% estimation process
2014 8,085 0.84% estimation process
2015 8,117 0.39% estimation process
2016 8,147 0.37% estimation process
2017 8,145 -0.02% estimation process
2018 8,141 -0.05% estimation process
2019 8,162 0.26% estimation process
2020 8,256 1.14% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 35,618
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 36,970
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 36,084
April 1, 2010 Population : 36,970
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.7%
People over 65 (%) : 19.6%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 92.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.5%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 24.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,213
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 16,380

Black Mountain zip code is 28711. County name: Buncombe, County fips: 37021

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 16,380
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $128,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,214
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $501
2015-2019 median gross rent : $761
Permits for construction, 2020 : 9
2015-2019 Households : 14,732
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.5%
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 270,731
2012 total retail sales per capita : NA
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,745
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,978
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,048
2019 total employment : 12,213
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 478,718
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -5.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,559
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,066
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,453
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 893
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 426
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,460
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 274
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,569
2010 population per square mile : 50.0
2010 land area in square miles : 739.40

People born in Black Mountain (4)

People born in Black Mountain, including basketball player Brad Daugherty, advertising CEO Barbara Gardner Proctor, basketball player David Weaver, .

List

  • Andrew Brunson (American-Hungarian pastor) he was born in 03/01/1968

Schools in Black Mountain

College & universities near Black Mountain, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199032 Montreat College Montreat (NC) 28757-1267
199865 Warren Wilson College Swannanoa (NC) 28778-2099
455910 Center for Massage Asheville (NC) 28801
455178 Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts Asheville (NC) 28801
199111 University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville (NC) 28804-8510

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Black Mountain, NC

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Black Mountain

Post Office Name City ZIP
Black Mountain Post Office Black Mountain (NC) 28711
Montrea Post Office Montreat (NC) 28757
Ridgecr Post Office Ridgecrest (NC) 28770
Swannanoa Post Office Swannanoa (NC) 28778
Fairview Post Office Fairview (NC) 28730

Other cities in Buncombe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buncombe County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Asheville 92,852 County seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Wilson 49,479 City in and county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina
Albemarle 16,344 City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Woodfin 6,679 City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Walkertown 5,290 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Swannanoa 4,576 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Royal Pines 4,272 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Weaverville 4,039 Town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Fairview 3,984 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Avery Creek 1,950 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Biltmore Forest 1,431 Town of the United States
Bent Creek 1,287 Census-designated place in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Montreat 939 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Black Mountain distances to largest North Carolina cities