Biltmore Forest, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,422 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 655  (46.1%)
Females: 767  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 28803.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $152,868 (it was $119,526 in 2000)
Biltmore Forest:

$152,868
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $94,041 (it was $85,044 in 2000)

Biltmore Forest town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $916,687 (it was $475,300 in 2000)
Biltmore Forest:

$916,687
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $356,393

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,705.

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  • Races in Biltmore Forest, NC (2010)

    Biltmore Forest races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Biltmore Forest: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.8%), German (16.7%), European (11.0%), American (8.1%), Scottish (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%).

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,NC real estate house value index trend

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Biltmore Forest:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 82.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Biltmore Forest town:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

61 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This town:

3.9%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $6,709 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,875 (0.8%)

Biltmore Forest satellite photo by USGS

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

Biltmore Forest household income distribution Biltmore Forest home values distribution

Crime rates in Biltmore Forest by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2012 2013 2014 2016
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10001010001
per 100,000 67.20.00.00.065.50.063.60.00.00.068.4
Burglaries 43153542433
per 100,000 268.8205.368.0332.7196.5327.4254.3145.6287.2210.1205.3
Theft 10121411201717129711
per 100,000 672.0821.4951.7731.91,309.81,113.31,080.7873.4646.1490.2752.9
Auto thefts 20121000000
per 100,000 134.40.068.0133.165.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.065.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 72.749.150.263.284.567.573.745.145.934.358.2

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Crime rate in Biltmore Forest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.90
North Carolina average:

2.31
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Biltmore Forest: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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

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 the city 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 Biltmore Forest 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.7. This is better than average.

City:

59.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 38.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.0%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
North Carolina average:

12.0

Biltmore Forest travel time to work - commute Biltmore Forest mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buncombe County:

21.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

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
Financial Administration 3$15,604$62,4160$0
Other Government Administration 4$1,550$4,6500$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$48,491$48,4911$385
Police - Other 2$6,284$37,7041$706
Streets and Highways 5$20,281$48,6740$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,401$32,4060$0
Water Supply 1$3,742$44,9040$0
Totals for Government 29$101,353$41,9392$1,091

Biltmore Forest government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $296,000 ($208.16)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($31.65)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($11.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $601,000 ($422.64)
    Regular Highways: $430,000 ($302.39)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($139.24)
    Central Staff Services: $149,000 ($104.78)
    General - Other: $96,000 ($67.51)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($59.77)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($31.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($30.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($26.72)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($9.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $100,000 ($70.32)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($35.16)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $814,000 ($572.43)

Biltmore Forest government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $194,000 ($136.43)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $81,000 ($56.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $365,000 ($256.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $102,000 ($71.73)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($18.28)
    Rents: $4,000 ($2.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($58.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $83,000 ($58.37)
    Highways: $74,000 ($52.04)
    All Other: $34,000 ($23.91)
  • Tax - Property: $1,139,000 ($800.98)
    NEC: $36,000 ($25.32)

Biltmore Forest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,192,000 ($838.26)

7.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($216 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Henderson County, NC  0.65% ($38,845 average AGI)
from Haywood County, NC  0.27% ($38,110)
from Madison County, NC  0.26% ($27,185)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henderson County, NC  0.77% ($38,312 average AGI)
to Haywood County, NC  0.24% ($31,450)
to Madison County, NC  0.24% ($26,907)

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:

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
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 147m482ftTotal length
  • 669,280Total average daily traffic
  • 95,285Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 52010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Biltmore Forest, NC

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 355 Vanderbilt Rd (Lat: 35.540667 Lon: -82.540667), Call Sign: WNRM664
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2015, Expiration Date: 03/06/2025Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1479T , Serial Number: 28R-7235302, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Donald C Jr Watson, 47 Cedar Hill Dr, Biltmore Forest, NC 28803

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

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.
  • 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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