Black Mountain SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Black Mountain, North Carolina Info Snack

Black Mountain is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 7,848 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is named for the old train stop at the Black Mountain Depot and is located at the southern end of the Black Mountain range of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Southern Appalachians.
Population
8,110
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
5.9%
Median Home
$208,900
Median Income
$42,500
Median Rent
$719

Rankings for Black Mountain in North Carolina

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Map Of Black Mountain, NC

Population over time in Black Mountain

Year Population % Change
2017 8,110 -0.7%
2016 8,168 1.1%
2015 8,079 1.3%
2014 7,977 0.8%
2013 7,916 0.4%
2012 7,885 0.4%
2011 7,857 0.6%
2010 7,809 -

Crime in Black Mountain Per 100k

Crime Black Mountain NC USA
Violent Crime 82.6 363.7 382.9
Murder 23.6 5.8 5.3
Robbery 0.0 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 59.0 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 1309.4 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 318.5 630.6 430.4
Larceny 884.7 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 106.2 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Black Mountain

White
88.4% (7,166)
African American
7.7% (621)
American Indian
0.3% (21)
Asian
1.2% (99)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (94)
Hispanic
1.3% (109)
Race Black Mountain NC USA
White 88.4% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 7.7% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.3% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Black Mountain, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
3.3% (26,763)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (51,093)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.5% (158,145)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (98,942)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.8% (144,358)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (146,791)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (82,722)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.1% (65,691)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (20,275)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (16,220)
Income Black Mountain NC USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.5% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.8% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.1% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Black Mountain

Female
52.7% (4,277)
Male
47.3% (3,832)
Gender Black Mountain NC USA
Female 52.7% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Black Mountain for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.9% (233)
9-12th Grade
3.7% (302)
High School / GED
26.1% (2,119)
Some College
16.5% (1,336)
Associate's Degree
7.8% (629)
Bachelor's Degree
25.1% (2,032)
Master's Degree
12.8% (1,041)
Professional Degree
4.2% (340)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (73)
Education Black Mountain NC USA
< 9th Grade 2.9% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.7% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.1% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 16.5% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.8% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 25.1% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.8% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.3% 1.4%

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