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.
Pilot Mountain is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pilot Mountain is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pilot Mountain who work in management occupations (12.48%), food service (10.94%), and sales jobs (9.96%).
In terms of college education, Pilot Mountain is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.53% of adults 25 and older in Pilot Mountain have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pilot Mountain in 2010 was $19,845, 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 $79,380 for a family of four. However, Pilot Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pilot Mountain is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pilot Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.