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Population in 2012: 685 (46% urban, 54% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 

Males: 318  (46.6%)
Females: 367  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  24.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28757.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,021 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Montreat:

$44,021
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,663

Montreat town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $428,007 (it was $225,700 in 2000)
Montreat:

$428,007
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $398,764; Detached houses: $398,764

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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Montreat races chart
  • White alone - 654 (90.5%)
  • Black alone - 36 (5.0%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montreat: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Scottish (20.5%), German (13.5%), English (13.3%), Irish (7.3%), Dutch (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2560 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 247 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Montreat:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montreat town:

  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

28 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  3.8%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,100 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,140 (0.9%)

Montreat satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (15.1 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (88.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (493.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Black Mountain, NC (1.5 miles ), Swannanoa, NC (2.4 miles ), Old Fort, NC (2.6 miles ), Fairview, NC (3.3 miles ), Gerton, NC (3.4 miles ), Chimney Rock, NC (3.8 miles) , Weaverville, NC (3.9 miles ), Asheville, NC (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $298,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $289,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $409,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $436,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $379,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $638,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $312,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $410,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $444,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $475,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.65 N, Longitude: 82.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Montreat household income distribution Montreat home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.80
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-8.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Montreat-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Montreat 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 42.3 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:

Montreat-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 93.9 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 98.4 miles away from Montreat 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 32.4 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 86.9 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 89.7 miles away from Montreat 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 81.6 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).
Montreat topographic map

Birthplace of: Anne Graham Lotz - Evangelist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Montreat:

  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE WELLNESS CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • BLACK MOUNTAIN NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • HIGHLAND FARMS INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Montreat, NC

College/University in Montreat:

  • Montreat College (Full-time enrollment: 1,193; Location: 310 Gaither Circle, Box 1267; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.montreat.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montreat:

  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 15 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 16 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Tusculum College (about 45 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 45 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 46 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 49 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 49 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Piney Branch (A), Slaty Branch (B), Little Piney Branch (C), Kitchen Branch (D), Puncheon Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Buncombe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.87
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Montreat, NC

313 people in college/university student housing in 2010
230 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Montreat compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Montreat travel time to work - commute


Montreat mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Montreat 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 1$2,639$31,6680$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,490$44,9400$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,933$33,4390$0
Streets and Highways 5$13,913$33,3910$0
Totals for Government 13$37,975$35,0540$0

Montreat government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $143,000 ($208.76)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $237,000 ($345.99)
    Regular Highways: $176,000 ($256.93)
    Central Staff Services: $174,000 ($254.01)
    Police Protection: $166,000 ($242.34)
    Water Utilities: $101,000 ($147.45)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($127.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($54.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($37.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($21.90)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($10.22)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($10.22)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($1.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $343,000 ($500.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($33.58)

Montreat government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $284,000 ($414.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $178,000 ($259.85)
    All Other: $20,000 ($29.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($37.96)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($27.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($178.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $47,000 ($68.61)
    Highways: $43,000 ($62.77)
    All Other: $6,000 ($8.76)
  • Tax - Property: $482,000 ($703.65)
    NEC: $17,000 ($24.82)

Montreat government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($661.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $439,000 ($640.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($20.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,129,000 ($1648.18)

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 Montreat:

  • 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.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBRM (1250 AM; 5 kW; MARION, NC; Owner: WBRM, INC.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKYK (940 AM; 5 kW; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: MARK MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montreat:

  • 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)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, 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)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montreat:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W10AD (Channel 10; MONTREAT, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W12AQ (Channel 12; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W43AU (Channel 43; MARION, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Montreat fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 1987 11:25 PM, S C Terrce, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 350
Total average daily truck traffic: 24
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 700


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Matthew J Traiser, 400 South Carolina Terrace (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m
    Registrant: 8805 TAMIAMI TRAIL, SUITE 212
  • Matthew J Traiser, 400 South Carolina Terrace (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m
    Registrant: 8805 TAMIAMI TRAIL, SUITE 212

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Police Department Town Hall (Lat: 35.650389 Lon: -82.298167), Call Sign: KNGB788, Licensee ID: L00083159
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/1998, Expiration Date: 09/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2003
    Registrant: Montreat, Town Of, Montreat, NC 28757

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: AC4ZZ, Previous Call Sign: KD4NZO, Licensee ID: L00591010
    Grant Date: 11/05/2002, Expiration Date: 02/02/2013
    Registrant: John E Ellington, 196 Harmony Rd, Montreat, NC 28757
  • Call Sign: K4PXQ, Licensee ID: L00483108
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019
    Registrant: Perry Sprawls Jr, 130 Kanawha Drive, Montreat, NC 28757
  • Call Sign: K4VCQ, Licensee ID: L00420392
    Grant Date: 05/03/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014, Certifier: John T Newton Jr
    Registrant: John T Newton Jr, Montreat, NC 28757
  • Call Sign: KE4WCX, Licensee ID: L00946391
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 02/27/2015, Certifier: Robert P Peacock Jr
    Registrant: Robert P Peacock Jr, Montreat, NC 28757
  • Call Sign: KF4BNW, Licensee ID: L01247964
    Grant Date: 02/20/2007, Expiration Date: 07/07/2016, Certifier: Monroe M Ashley Jr
    Registrant: Monroe M Ashley Jr, Montreat, NC 28757
  • Call Sign: KF4CCS, Licensee ID: L01247977
    Grant Date: 02/20/2007, Expiration Date: 07/27/2016, Certifier: Ann K Ashley
    Registrant: Ann K Ashley, Montreat, NC 28757
  • Call Sign: WB4TOR
    Grant Date: 08/29/1996, Expiration Date: 08/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2008
    Registrant: Arthur M Lindsay, Montreat, NC 28757



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 ORIGINATED1$213,8204$193,84814$192,8990$04$280,8100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$154,2900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$115,5206$184,0401$72,3201$262,6301$42,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$154,0930$01$199,6500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$217,9600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$147,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


Most common first names in Montreat, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John978.1 years
William977.1 years
Elizabeth579.6 years
Virginia582.0 years
Nancy473.3 years
Russell466.5 years
Alice375.4 years
George377.3 years
Arthur376.7 years
Jean376.0 years
Most common last names in Montreat, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hoyt380.6 years
Whitaker384.7 years
Abernethy277.4 years
Canon283.5 years
Floyd273.5 years
Shoenfelt279.5 years
Solomon281.0 years
Cooper282.4 years
Thomas272.1 years
Walker287.0 years

Montreat on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #61 (28757) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries"
  • #86 (28757) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #95 (28757) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British first ancestries"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Wyllys King Ingersoll, Iii (1)
  • David B. Skinner (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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