Black Mountain Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Black Mountain, NC

General Black Mountain Information

State: North Carolina

County: Buncombe County

Close cities: Robbinsville, NC, Fairview, NC, Ridgecrest, NC, Bat-Cave, NC, Old Fort, NC, Charlotte, NC, Montreat, NC, Black Mountain, NC, Barnardsville, NC, Fletcher, NC, Swannanoa, NC

Black Mountain Population (census data)
Total 7,854 (+3.4% since 2000)
Male 3,564 (45.4%)
Female 4,290 (54.6%)

Population Density: 1,219 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.3 (US Avg is 100)

Black Mountain Elevation: 2,400 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.44 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,128

Zip Codes: 28711.

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Black Mountain Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (16.7%)
  • German (13.3%)
  • United States (12.4%)
  • Irish (11.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (7.9%)
  • Scottish (3.7%)
Foriegn Born: 189 people (2.4%)
  • Europe (54.5%)
  • Asia (45.5%)

Local Black Mountain Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: University of North Carolina, Gardner-Webb University

Black Mountain School Information

High Schools
Charles D Owen High (99 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC, 28711 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Black Mountain Elementary (100 Flat Creek Road, Black Mountain, NC, 28711 - Buncombe County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Black Mountain Primary (301 East State Street, Black Mountain, NC, 28711 - Buncombe County Schools District)

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