Black Mountain, North Carolina 

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Population

8,110

+3.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$40,185

Median Home Price

$274,200

Best Places to Live in Black Mountain, North Carolina

Mid-sized city - Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Black Mountain, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive setting
Attractive downtown
Nearby mountains
Cons
Home prices
Air service
Winter cold
 $299,900 
920 Old Us Hwy 70 W
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1135 SqFt
 $215,000 
66 Rush Creek Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1346 SqFt
 $349,000 
101 Connally St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1414 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Asheville Metro Area

Asheville lies at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest portion of the Appalachian Range. The town is an eastern equivalent of the many mountain resort towns that dot the American west, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. Originally settled in the 1850’s as a health resort, Asheville has an interesting history- in the late 1800’s and especially the 1920’s the area was a popular retreat for wealthy vacationers, including eight presidents and many well-known industrialists. Today the area has an active economy and serves both as a getaway from summer heat in the nearby lowlands and as a travel destination for many in east coast cities.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Black Mountain
Zip Codes: 28711
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Black Mountain is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Black Mountain jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Black Mountain's cost of living is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Black Mountain's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Black Mountain, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Buncombe county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Black Mountain's population is 8,110 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Black Mountain is $274,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Black Mountain public schools spend $8,966 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Black Mountain. More Education



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Reviews for Black Mountain   2 Reviews
Different - 2/7/2012
Moved to the mountains only 2 years ago from a big NC city. Thought this area near Asheville would be nice, but the people here are unkind and no one associates outside... Read More

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No Place Closer to Heaven - 4/22/2009
There is no town in the US that is more similar to a Thonas Kinkade painting than Black Mountain, NC. You have to experience the magic of the mountains here to... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN BLACK MOUNTAIN
$299,900
920 Old Us Hwy 70 W
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$215,000
66 Rush Creek Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$349,000
101 Connally St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$449,000
8 Tree Top Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$1,390,000
348 Winding Ridge Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$970,000
35 Wordsworth Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$365,000
66 Terry Estate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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