Montreat, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 760 (46% urban, 54% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.6%
 
Males: 370  (48.7%)
Females: 390  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

22.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28757.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,446 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Montreat:

$71,446
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,618 (it was $16,699 in 2000)

Montreat town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $464,178 (it was $225,700 in 2000)
Montreat:

$464,178
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $450,409; detached houses: $455,723

Median gross rent in 2017: $623.

March 2019 cost of living index in Montreat: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.0%
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  • Races in Montreat, NC (2017)
    • 41487.5%White alone
    • 265.5%Asian alone
    • 112.3%Black alone
    • 112.3%Two or more races
    • 40.8%Other race alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.22
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (22.5%), English (18.9%), Scottish (8.1%), Italian (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (6.6%), German (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2560 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 274 people per square mile   (very low).

Montreat, North Carolina map

49 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.7% North America).

This town:

10.4%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,839 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,651 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.65 N, Longitude: 82.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Distribution of median household income in Montreat, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Montreat, NC in 2017
Montreat satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $350,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Montreat, NC residents
Average permit cost in Montreat, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Montreat, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.4%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Montreat, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Religious workers (5.0%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.2%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (8.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.8%)
  • Religious workers (7.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)

Average climate in Montreat, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Montreat, North Carolina average temperatures Montreat, North Carolina average precipitation Montreat, North Carolina humidity Montreat, North Carolina wind speed Montreat, North Carolina snowfall Montreat, North Carolina sunshine Montreat, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.8. This is about average.

City:

65.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.36. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.36
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Montreat-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 40% 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 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 123.1 miles away from Montreat center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city 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 199.0 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 204.6 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 106.1 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 109.6 miles away from Montreat 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).
Montreat topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • JULIAN F KEITH ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TX (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • BLUE RIDGE HOMES-SWANNANOA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SWANNANOA, NC)
  • THE LAURELS OF SUMMIT RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)

College/University in Montreat:

  • Montreat College (Full-time enrollment: 920; Location: 310 Gaither Circle; 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 16 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,312)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 16 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 31 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 35 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • North Greenville University (about 41 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Tusculum College (about 45 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 46 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Anne Graham Lotz - Evangelist.

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:

2.0 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
313 people in college/university student housing in 2010
230 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Montreat:

Marital status in Montreat, NC
  • Never married: 63.8%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

For population 25 years and over in Montreat:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 85.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 50.0%
  • Unemployed: 48.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Montreat
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montreat, 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
Here:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
North Carolina:

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

15.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Montreat:

48.4%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Montreat:

51.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Montreat:

29.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Montreat:

19.7%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Montreat:

28.9%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Montreat:

60.2%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Montreat:

87.1%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montreat, 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 5$17,894$42,9462$536
Streets and Highways 3$9,353$37,4120$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,334$62,0040$0
Water Supply 1$2,353$28,2360$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,513$30,1560$0
Financial Administration 1$3,596$43,1520$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,656$43,8720$0
Totals for Government 14$49,699$42,5992$536

Montreat government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $456,000 ($600.00)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($38.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $339,000 ($446.05)
    Regular Highways: $294,000 ($386.84)
    Financial Administration: $264,000 ($347.37)
    Sewerage: $125,000 ($164.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($126.32)
    Water Utilities: $84,000 ($110.53)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($97.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($81.58)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($65.79)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($57.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($19.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($27.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $16,000 ($21.05)
    Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($6.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($6.58)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($6.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($2.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $591,000 ($777.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($14.47)

Montreat government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $162,000 ($213.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($50.00)
    Other: $4,000 ($5.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($30.26)
    Special Assessments: $15,000 ($19.74)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($9.21)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($7.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($142.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $99,000 ($130.26)
    Highways: $38,000 ($50.00)
  • Tax - Property: $852,000 ($1121.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $269,000 ($353.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000 ($47.37)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($15.79)

Montreat government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $792,000 ($1042.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $763,000 ($1003.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,000 ($38.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,801,000 ($2369.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $188,000 ($247.37)

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 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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.9mTotal length
  • 680Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,360Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Matthew J Traiser, 400 South Carolina Terrace (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Towers Xx LLC, Naple-s
  • Matthew J Traiser, 400 South Carolina Terrace (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Towers Xx LLC, Naple-s
  • Edward G Roach, 400 South Carolina Terrace (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Structure height: 37021 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 398 South Carolina Terrace (Nc 16786-A) (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Structure height: 37021 m, Overall height: 35.9 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 398 South Carolina Terrace (Nc 16786-A) (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 36.5, Structure height: 37021 m, Overall height: 35.9 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 398 South Carolina Terrace (Nc 16786-A) (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 39.6, Structure height: 37021 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 398 South Carolina Terrace (Nc 16786-A) (Lat: 35.647444 Lon: -82.296000), Type: 39.6, Structure height: 37021 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Vi, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montreat)
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 in Montreat, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Montreat, NC - 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
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montreat, NC
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 15.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.6%Other fuel
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Montreat compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.

Montreat on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #42 (28757) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #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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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2019.