|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Black Mountain is 8,452. Black Mountain, North Carolina is the 3,502nd largest city in the US.
Black Mountain is located entirely in Buncombe County.
The current population of Black Mountain (8,452) is it's peak population.
Black Mountain has grown 12.0% since the 2000. Black Mountain, North Carolina's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Black Mountain has a population density of 1,171 people per square mile.
|3500||Park City, Utah||8,457||13.3%|
|3502||Black Mountain, North Carolina||8,452||12.0%|
|3504||Bel Aire, Kansas||8,448||39.2%|
|3505||Montvale, New Jersey||8,439||19.5%|
|3507||Center Line, Michigan||8,436||-0.9%|
The total voting age population of Black Mountain, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,926. The voting age population is 41.0% male and 59.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.6% of the residents of Black Mountain are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Black Mountain are 89.5% White, 6.9% Black, 1.3% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.7% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 1.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Black Mountain, 5.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 1.7%. On a per-household basis, 3.1% of families are below the poverty line in Black Mountain.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.4% of Black Mountain residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.8% of Black Mountain residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.5% have a bachelor's degree and 20.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Black Mountain residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Black Mountain is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Black Mountain, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Black Mountain is $50,373.
In Black Mountain, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Black Mountain.
Of all the housing units in Black Mountain, 12.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Black Mountain, 18.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 810 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Black Mountain is $791.
In Black Mountain, 78.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.