Statewide Claims to Fame

Black Mountain is 10th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Black Mountain is 19th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 7,971 97th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.7 108th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,171 85th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 5.1% 128th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 18.3% 135th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.7% 10th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.9% 67th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 30.2% 55th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 90.0% 21st 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.0% 115th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 102nd 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 131st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 95th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 58th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 131st 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.7% 19th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.4% 21st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.5% 127th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,141 92nd 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.6% 100th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,430 92nd 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.7% 68th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $165,200 60th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 124th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $25,003 62nd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $37,500 96th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.3% 96th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Black Mountain Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,640 53rd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $110,370 97th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,125 83rd $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $23,392 85th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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