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.
|Living Expense||Black Mountain||North Carolina||National Average|
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.
|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|