Black Mountain, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Black Mountain's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Black Mountain is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Black Mountain, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Black Mountain has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Black Mountain has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Black Mountain ranks as #3078 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Black Mountain ranks as the #3329 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Black Mountain Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Black Mountain North Carolina National Average
Overall 99 95 100
Services 98 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 116 108 100
Housing 101 85 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 101 98 100
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Black Mountain, NC Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in North Carolina, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Black Mountain North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $218,200 $165,900 $204,900
Median Rent $768 $877 $1,023
Median Income $45,573 $52,413 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.8x 3.2x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Black Mountain

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Black Mountain
Asheville, NC 90,531 102 1.0x
Taylors, SC 21,923 94 0.9x
Hendersonville, NC 13,809 95 1.0x
Waynesville, NC 9,898 94 0.9x
Boiling Springs, SC 9,282 95 1.0x
Fletcher, NC 7,952 101 1.0x
Brevard, NC 7,785 97 1.0x
Etowah, NC 7,420 99 1.0x
Mills River, NC 7,173 102 1.0x
Woodfin, NC 6,487 94 0.9x

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