Pilot Mountain is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,465 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pilot Mountain is the 353rd largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Pilot Mountain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pilot Mountain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pilot Mountain is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pilot Mountain who work in sales jobs (9.99%), food service (9.99%), and teaching (9.85%).
The citizens of Pilot Mountain are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.68% of adults in Pilot Mountain having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pilot Mountain in 2010 was $20,570, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,280 for a family of four. However, Pilot Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pilot Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pilot Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pilot Mountain include German, Irish, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Pilot Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.