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Population in 2012: 7,971 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 

Males: 3,953  (49.6%)
Females: 4,018  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  47.7 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28711, 28778.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,338 (it was $35,541 in 2000)
Black Mountain:

$37,338
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,560

Black Mountain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,406 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Black Mountain:

$172,406
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $209,242; Detached houses: $232,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,418; In 2-unit structures: $210,001; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,198; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $337,486; Mobile homes: $55,604

Median gross rent in 2012: $778.

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  • White alone - 6,758 (86.0%)
  • Black alone - 657 (8.4%)
  • Asian alone - 168 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 124 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 115 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Black Mountain: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.2%), United States (12.3%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2400 feet

Land area: 6.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,237 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Black Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Black Mountain town:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

133 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Black Mountain, North Carolina as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Black Mountain to the number of sex offenders is 420 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,399 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,089 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (13.2 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (89.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (495.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Montreat, NC (1.5 miles ), Swannanoa, NC (1.9 miles ), Old Fort, NC (2.9 miles ), Fairview, NC (2.9 miles ), Gerton, NC (3.1 miles ), Chimney Rock, NC (3.6 miles) , Asheville, NC (3.6 miles ), Biltmore Forest, NC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $277,900
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $257,900
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $293,900
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $288,600
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $261,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.62 N, Longitude: 82.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,454 (+18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,366 (38.2%)

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Black Mountain by Year
Type 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0010000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0121001121
per 100,000 0.013.025.912.80.00.012.612.625.212.5
Robberies 4706245103
per 100,000 52.491.30.076.926.050.763.212.60.037.4
Assaults 2337545345
per 100,000 26.239.138.889.765.150.763.237.750.362.3
Burglaries 27996460485784534424
per 100,000 353.41290.6828.6768.9624.5722.31061.3666.4553.6298.9
Thefts 45929596939479117113129
per 100,000 589.11199.31229.91230.31210.01191.1998.11471.11421.71606.7
Auto thefts 916910115712914
per 100,000 117.8208.6116.5128.2143.163.488.4150.9113.2174.4
Arson 2011110010
per 100,000 26.20.012.912.813.012.70.00.012.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.6) 78.0199.0169.5163.2123.4127.6161.7137.8133.8131.7

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Crime rate in Black Mountain detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Black Mountain, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+2.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Black Mountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the Black Mountain 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 43.2 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:

Black Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Black Mountain center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from Black Mountain center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buncombe County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Black Mountain topographic map

Birthplace of: Roberta Flack - Singer-songwriter, Brad Daugherty (basketball) - Basketball player, David Weaver - College basketball player (Wake Forest Demon Deacons).


Hospitals/medical centers in Black Mountain:

  • ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 301 TABERNACLE ROAD)
  • ALCOHOLIC REHABILITATION CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, OLD US 70 BOX 1441)
  • JULIAN F KEITH ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TX (Hospital, 301 TABERNACLE ROAD)
  • BLACK MOUNTAIN NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 932 OLD US 70 HIGHWAY)
  • HIGHLAND FARMS INC (Nursing Home, 200 TABERNACLE RD)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE WELLNESS CTR (Nursing Home, 315 OLD US HWY 70 EAST)

Political contributions by individuals in Black Mountain, NC

Local government website: www.townofblackmountain.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Mountain:

  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 14 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 14 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 45 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • Tusculum College (about 46 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 48 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 48 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Furman University (about 49 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)

Public high school in Black Mountain:

  • Owen High (Location: 99 Lake Eden Road; Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Black Mountain:

  • STONE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 126 CAMP ELLIOTT RD; Grades: 6 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Black Mountain:

Private elementary/middle school in Black Mountain:

  • THE LEARNING COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 375 LAKE EDEN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable locations in Black Mountain: Black Mountain Bi-Lo Plaza (A), Julian F Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Western North Carolina Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Black Mountain include: Mount Zion Church (A), Lakey Gap Chapel (B), Homers Chapel (C), Curteys Chapel (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Tomahawk (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Creek (A), Camp Branch (B), Tomahawk Branch (C), Wolfpit Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Acorn Motel (600 West State Street), Apple Blossom Motel (602 West State Street), Comfort Inn Black Mountain (585 Highway 9).

 
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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.83
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Black Mountain and their reported violations in the past:

BLACK MOUNTAIN, TOWN OF (Population served: 6700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-08-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-08-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 74 regular monitoring violations
CHRISTMOUNT CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-14-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-1994), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-1995), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAY-14-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-1994), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-1995), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-1995), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-1996)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Black Mountain, NC

226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Black Mountain in 2000:

  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 84 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 67 people in state prisons
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Black Mountain compared to North Carolina state average:

Black Mountain, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Black Mountain (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Black Mountain Branch at 417 West State Street, branch established on 2005/11/14. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Black Mountain Branch at 128 Montreat Road, branch established on 1968/12/12. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Asheville Savings Bank, S.S.B.: 300 W State Street Branch at 300 W State Street, branch established on 1936/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $785.8 mil, Deposits: $625.3 mil, headquarters in Asheville, NC, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Asb Bancorp, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Black Mountain Main Branch 186 at 200 Nc Highway 9, branch established on 1943/03/18. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Black Mountain Savings Bank, SSB: Black Mountain Savings Bank, Ssb at 200 E State Street, branch established on 1923/04/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.0 mil, Deposits: $31.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Black Mountain travel time to work - commute


Black Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Black Mountain town (based on Buncombe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.61%
Here54.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Presbyterian Church in America
Adherents51.1%13.4%7.5%4.5%3.0%
Congregations35.0%17.0%1.6%5.5%3.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.8%2.0%1.8%1.5%12.4%
Congregations3.2%2.3%0.6%4.2%27.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,491$38,9460$0
Other Government Administration 14$38,834$33,2860$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$54,367$36,2451$1,457
Police - Other 4$9,702$29,1063$1,196
Firefighters 18$52,848$35,2323$1,948
Streets and Highways 7$18,044$30,9330$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,497$40,4916$5,291
Water Supply 12$28,233$28,2330$0
Other and Unallocable 14$37,523$32,1632$1,404
Totals for Government 93$259,539$33,48915$11,296

Black Mountain government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $373,000 ($46.79)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($17.44)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($5.14)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $924,000 ($115.92)
    Police Protection: $864,000 ($108.39)
    Liquor Stores: $790,000 ($99.11)
    Central Staff Services: $744,000 ($93.34)
    Fire Protection: $676,000 ($84.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000 ($52.94)
    Sewerage: $421,000 ($52.82)
    Regular Highways: $310,000 ($38.89)
    Water Utilities: $180,000 ($22.58)
    General Public Buildings: $134,000 ($16.81)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($14.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $48,000 ($6.02)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($4.52)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($3.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($2.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($2.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $5,000 ($0.63)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $6,000 ($0.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $179,000 ($22.46)
    Water Utilities: $76,000 ($9.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $65,000 ($8.15)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($1.63)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.88)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.38)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,350,000 ($294.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($3.39)

Black Mountain government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $775,000 ($97.23)
    Sewerage: $537,000 ($67.37)
    All Other: $387,000 ($48.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($2.01)
    All Other: $11,000 ($1.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $679,000 ($85.18)
    All Other: $177,000 ($22.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $102,000 ($12.80)
    Interest Earnings: $81,000 ($10.16)
    Rents: $37,000 ($4.64)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $849,000 ($106.51)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($28.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $414,000 ($51.94)
    Highways: $265,000 ($33.25)
    General Support: $249,000 ($31.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,792,000 ($224.81)
    NEC: $162,000 ($20.32)
    Motor Vehicle License: $19,000 ($2.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.13)

Black Mountain government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $448,000 ($56.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($7.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $315,000 ($39.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $73,000 ($9.16)

Black Mountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,653,000 ($332.83)

8.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henderson County, NC  0.67% ($45,806 average AGI)
from Haywood County, NC  0.30% ($54,829)
from Madison County, NC  0.24% ($26,653)


6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henderson County, NC  0.88% ($44,461 average AGI)
to Haywood County, NC  0.29% ($31,500)
to Madison County, NC  0.25% ($27,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Black Mountain:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • 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)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBRM (1250 AM; 5 kW; MARION, NC; Owner: WBRM, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black Mountain:

  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Black Mountain:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W12AQ (Channel 12; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W10AD (Channel 10; MONTREAT, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W06AL (Channel 6; OTEEN/WARREN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Black Mountain, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 72
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Black Mountain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total average daily traffic: 130,617
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,554

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Black Mountain, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Black Mountain)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Black Mountain, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Black Mountain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 172PF , Serial Number: 17258891, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Teresa R Howachyn, 315 Lookout Terrace Rd, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21328 , Serial Number: 18261563, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark Stroud, 375 Lake Eden Rd, Black Mountain, NC 28711, Other Owners: Harold Endler
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-27 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 274RM , Serial Number: 27019, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Mcginnis, 551 Mountain Cove Rd, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Aircraft: CALLAIR S-1A-90C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2922V , Serial Number: 1002, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Burton R Osteen, Po Box 638, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-220C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A-350SER (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 311EC , Serial Number: 5026C, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew M Linton, 120 Church St, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Aircraft: HOWARD AIRCRAFT DGA-15P (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53386 , Serial Number: 29511, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Linda E Trustee Ferreri, Po Box 223, Black Mountain, NC 28711
  • Aircraft: FRANS & DAUGHERTY 500 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6538D , Serial Number: 100, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roy S Clemmons, 88 Beech Glen Dr, Black Mountain, NC 28711, Other Owners: William H Todd



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$134,6509$185,58124$187,7910$05$199,7801$51,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$238,2500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$158,9701$250,2106$212,5801$122,8401$201,9801$26,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$199,9206$178,6200$01$163,0900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$122,0100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Service Call: 36
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Black Mountain


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Black Mountain, NC

Most common first names in Black Mountain, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12680.1 years
James12171.3 years
William10478.3 years
John9777.7 years
Robert7976.2 years
Charles5774.0 years
George5473.1 years
Margaret4481.9 years
Dorothy4281.2 years
Thomas3975.2 years
Most common last names in Black Mountain, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4575.9 years
Jones3876.7 years
Williams3176.0 years
Davis3177.5 years
Bartlett2974.4 years
Morris2875.9 years
Wilson2879.7 years
Melton2280.0 years
Owenby2278.0 years
Taylor2270.2 years
Businesses in Black Mountain, NC
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Comfort Inn1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Curves1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
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