Black Mountain

Black Mountain

Discover the enchanting allure of Black Mountain, North Carolina - a haven for those seeking a peaceful and picturesque place to call home. Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this charming town offers an idyllic setting and a thriving residential real estate market that is sure to captivate you. Black Mountain boasts a diverse range of residential properties, from cozy cottages nestled among towering trees to elegant mountain estates with breathtaking views. Whether you're looking for a quaint retreat or a spacious family home, there's something for everyone in this vibrant community.

Discover the enchanting allure of Black Mountain, North Carolina - a haven for those seeking a peaceful and picturesque place to call home. Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this charming town offers an idyllic setting and a thriving residential real estate market that is sure to captivate you.

Black Mountain boasts a diverse range of residential properties, from cozy cottages nestled among towering trees to elegant mountain estates with breathtaking views. Whether you're looking for a quaint retreat or a spacious family home, there's something for everyone in this vibrant community.

One of the many reasons people are drawn to Black Mountain is its natural beauty. Imagine waking up each morning to panoramic vistas of rolling hills and majestic peaks. The town's commitment to preserving its natural surroundings ensures that residents can enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities year-round. From hiking and biking trails that wind through lush forests to nearby lakes perfect for fishing and boating, adventure awaits just outside your doorstep. In addition to its stunning landscapes, Black Mountain offers a thriving arts scene that adds vibrancy and creativity to the community. Explore local galleries showcasing works by talented artists or attend live performances at one of the town's many theaters or music venues. The artistic spirit permeates every corner of Black Mountain, creating an atmosphere that inspires imagination and fosters cultural appreciation.

The downtown area is another highlight of living in Black Mountain. With its quaint shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants lining tree-lined streets, it exudes small-town charm while offering modern conveniences. Stroll through the bustling farmer's market on Saturdays or enjoy live music during one of the town's lively festivals - there's always something happening in this vibrant community.  Black Mountain also prides itself on its strong sense of community spirit. Friendly neighbors come together for various events throughout the year - from neighborhood block parties to holiday celebrations - fostering connections that make living here truly special.

For the athletically inclined the Black Mountain Golf Course, a Donald Ross design, is one of the most beautiful public courses in the region, boasting one of the longest holes in the U.S., a 747 yard par 6!  For the tennis or Pickleball enthusiasts Black Mountain offers both public courts on Lake Tomahawk and the Creekside Racquet Club with 6 clay courts and 2 indoor hard courts!

When it comes to education options, Black Mountain offers excellent schools that prioritize academic excellence and provide a nurturing environment for students to thrive. Families can feel confident knowing their children are receiving a top-notch education within this supportive community.

With its proximity to Asheville, just a short drive away, residents of Black Mountain have easy access to an array of cultural attractions, shopping centers, and world-class dining experiences. Yet they can retreat back to the tranquility and beauty of their mountain oasis whenever they desire.

So whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or an active lifestyle surrounded by nature's splendor, Black Mountain has it all. Discover the magic of this charming town and find your dream home in one of North Carolina's most sought-after residential real estate markets. Let us help you make Black Mountain your forever home - where breathtaking landscapes meet warm community spirit.


Overview for Black Mountain, NC

8,386 people live in Black Mountain, where the median age is 57.5 and the average individual income is $37,985. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,386

Total Population

57.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,985

Average individual Income

Around Black Mountain, NC

There's plenty to do around Black Mountain, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Merry Wine Market, cup of jomo, and Goldfinch Kitchen & Cocktails.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.43 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.4 miles 18 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.41 miles 67 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.94 miles 24 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.32 miles 12 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.06 miles 29 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Black Mountain, NC

Black Mountain has 3,928 households, with an average household size of 2.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Black Mountain do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,386 people call Black Mountain home. The population density is 1,249.46 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,386

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

57.5

Median Age

40.34 / 59.66%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,928

Total Households

2.08

Average Household Size

$37,985

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Black Mountain, NC

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Black Mountain. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Swannanoa Valley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Black Mountain Elementary
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
3/5

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