Biltmore Forest, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,421 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 666  (46.9%)
Females: 755  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

54.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28803.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $148,425 (it was $119,526 in 2000)
Biltmore Forest:

$148,425
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $105,555 (it was $85,044 in 2000)

Biltmore Forest town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $971,272 (it was $475,300 in 2000)
Biltmore Forest:

$971,272
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $442,113

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,417.

March 2019 cost of living index in Biltmore Forest: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.8%
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  • Races in Biltmore Forest, NC (2010)
    • 1,30997.5%White alone
    • 131.0%Hispanic
    • 110.8%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

Races in Biltmore Forest detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Biltmore Forest by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(332.7)
3
(196.5)
5
(327.4)
4
(254.3)
2
(145.6)
4
(287.2)
3
(210.1)
3
(205.3)
1
(67.5)
3
(209.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(731.9)
20
(1,310)
17
(1,113)
17
(1,081)
12
(873.4)
9
(646.1)
7
(490.2)
11
(752.9)
13
(877.2)
14
(977.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(133.1)
1
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)63.284.567.573.745.145.934.358.245.253.8

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City-data.com crime index in Biltmore Forest, NC

Crime rate in Biltmore Forest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.08
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (22.2%), German (18.5%), European (11.5%), American (6.5%), Scottish (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3500 feet

Land area: 2.91 square miles.

Population density: 488 people per square mile   (low).

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina map

61 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This town:

3.9%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,581 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,398 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (3.0 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (99.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (508.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Asheville, NC (1.7 miles ),
Bent Creek, NC (2.1 miles ),
Royal Pines, NC (2.1 miles ),
Avery Creek, NC (2.4 miles ),
Woodfin, NC (2.7 miles ),
Fairview, NC (2.7 miles ),
Fletcher, NC (2.7 miles ),
Hoopers Creek, NC (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.54 N, Longitude: 82.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Distribution of median household income in Biltmore Forest, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Biltmore Forest, NC in 2017
Biltmore Forest satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in Biltmore Forest, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (26.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (29.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.4%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (2.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Biltmore Forest, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (16.3%)
  • Top executives (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Lawyers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (24.0%)
  • Top executives (11.2%)
  • Lawyers (7.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Art and design workers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Biltmore Forest, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina average temperatures Biltmore Forest, North Carolina average precipitation Biltmore Forest, North Carolina humidity Biltmore Forest, North Carolina wind speed Biltmore Forest, North Carolina snowfall Biltmore Forest, North Carolina sunshine Biltmore Forest, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Biltmore Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the Biltmore Forest town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 54.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Biltmore Forest-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Biltmore Forest center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from Biltmore Forest center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buncombe County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Biltmore Forest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Biltmore Forest:

  • IRENE WORTHAM RESIDENTIAL CENTER-ROSE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • IWRC-DOGWOOD (Hospital, about 1 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • MOUNTAIN AREA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • CAREPARTNERS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • THOMS REHABILITATION HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • THE LAURELS OF GREENTREE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • BILTMORE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Biltmore Forest:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 3 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 6 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • North Greenville University (about 34 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Western Carolina University (about 38 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 39 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Furman University (about 44 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Tusculum College (about 46 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Biltmore Forest Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Turtle Creek Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brown Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Buncombe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Biltmore Forest:

Marital status in Biltmore Forest, NC
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Biltmore Forest:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 83.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Biltmore Forest
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Biltmore Forest, NC (based on Buncombe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant82,696245
Mainline Protestant23,72490
Catholic8,8325
Other4,66826
Black Protestant2,01913
Orthodox4443
None115,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Buncombe County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Buncombe County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Buncombe County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
Here:

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buncombe County:

21.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Buncombe County:

15.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.6%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Biltmore Forest:

12.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Biltmore Forest:

7.0
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Biltmore Forest:

43.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Biltmore Forest, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$48,491$48,4911$385
Streets and Highways 5$20,281$48,6740$0
Other Government Administration 4$1,550$4,6500$0
Financial Administration 3$15,604$62,4160$0
Police - Other 2$6,284$37,7041$706
Solid Waste Management 2$5,401$32,4060$0
Water Supply 1$3,742$44,9040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 29$101,353$41,9392$1,091

Biltmore Forest government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($43.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,032,000 ($726.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $751,000 ($528.50)
    Regular Highways: $581,000 ($408.87)
    General - Other: $218,000 ($153.41)
    Sewerage: $205,000 ($144.26)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($96.41)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($91.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($40.11)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($21.11)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($20.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($18.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($10.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $69,000 ($48.56)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($19.70)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $842,000 ($592.54)

Biltmore Forest government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $243,000 ($171.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($8.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $20,000 ($14.07)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($4.93)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($3.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,000 ($114.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $113,000 ($79.52)
    Highways: $61,000 ($42.93)
    Other: $9,000 ($6.33)
  • Tax - Property: $2,459,000 ($1730.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $834,000 ($586.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000 ($6.33)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.70)

Biltmore Forest government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,953,000 ($2078.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,569,000 ($1807.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000 ($270.23)

Biltmore Forest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,679,000 ($1885.29)

8.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Henderson County, NC  0.73% ($43,036 average AGI)
from Haywood County, NC  0.27% ($39,860)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.24% ($67,184)


7.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Henderson County, NC  1.13% ($48,051 average AGI)
to Haywood County, NC  0.35% ($40,935)
to Madison County, NC  0.28% ($39,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Biltmore Forest:

  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WSKY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MACON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Biltmore Forest:

  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W292CJ (106.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Biltmore Forest:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W41BQ (Channel 41; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJJV-LP (Channel 25; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W69DC (Channel 69; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W06AL (Channel 6; OTEEN/WARREN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)

Biltmore Forest fatal accident list:

May 1, 2006 02:12 PM, Us-25, Blue Ridge Parkway, Lat: 35.519480, Lon: -82.528640, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1981 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 1980 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.1mTotal length
  • 514,940Total average daily traffic
  • 76,424Total average daily truck traffic
  • 649,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Biltmore Forest, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 151960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Biltmore Forest, NC

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 355 Vanderbilt Rd (Lat: 35.540667 Lon: -82.540667), Call Sign: WNRM664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2015, Expiration Date: 03/06/2025, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BUSBEE MTN, Busbee Mountain Rd (Lat: 35.527528 Lon: -82.495111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WQMH753,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2010, Expiration Date: 08/10/2020, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham, Registrant: Buncombe County North Carolina, 59 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-4365, Fax: (828) 250-6051, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$484,03019$370,2423$527,733
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$212,5600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$616,5900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$470,2381$203,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$358,4000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$182,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Biltmore Forest, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Biltmore Forest, NC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Biltmore Forest, NC
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Biltmore Forest, NC
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 10.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Biltmore Forest compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Biltmore Forest on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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