Black Mountain Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Black Mountain Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
8,162

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.8%
5 - 17:
7.8%
18 - 24:
4.2%
25 - 34:
11.4%
35 - 54:
21.6%
55 - 64:
19.7%
Over 65 Years:
29.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
1.9%
1.9%
High School Graduates
93.8%
93.8%
College Graduated
49.5%
49.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Black Mountain
$31,233
$31,233
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Black Mountain
$50,373
$50,373
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
5.9%

Employment Industries in Black Mountain

 
Healthcare
22.8%
22.8%
Retail
12.9%
12.9%
Manufacturing
10.2%
10.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.0%
7.0%
Construction
7.0%
7.0%
Other
6.6%
6.6%
Accommodation
6.1%
6.1%
Education
6.0%
6.0%
Arts
4.0%
4.0%
Public Service
4.0%
4.0%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Real estate
3.3%
3.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
88.6%
88.6%
Black or African American
6.9%
6.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.5%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
1.1%
1.1%
Asian
1.1%
1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.7%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
22.5%
22.5%
German
20.4%
20.4%
Irish
15.9%
15.9%
Scots-Irish
6.1%
6.1%
Scottish
4.9%
4.9%
Italian
2.5%
2.5%
European
2.5%
2.5%
Welsh
1.2%
1.2%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Czechoslovakian
0.7%
0.7%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Croatian
0.6%
0.6%
Scandinavian
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
African
0.3%
0.3%
Danish
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
96.4%
96.4%
Polish
2.3%
2.3%
Spanish
1.2%
1.2%
German/Yiddish
0.9%
0.9%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Black Mountain Residents:
3.0%


Real Estate in Popular Black Mountain Neighborhoods

Zip Codes in Black Mountain, NC