About Black Mountain NC
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Black Mountain is a small friendly town named after the Black Mountain Range and also called The front Porch of Western North Carolina. Black Mountain is known for it's antique and new furniture and wonderful arts and crafts.There is plenty to do in Black Mountain, hike, fish, golf, enjoy the mountain views. Black Mountain is a tourist town but still maintains that friendly family atmosphere.
Black Mountain is located about 20 minutes east of Asheville NC (see map) off I-40.
Elevation is approximately 2,400 feet.
Estimated population in July 2005 7,650, Males 3,409, Females 4,102
Zip code: 28711
Median house value: $104,800 (year 2000)
Median resident age: 43.8 years (year 2000)
Median household income: $35,541 (year 2000)
Races (averaged) in Black Mountain: American Indian 1%, White Non-Hispanic 90%, Black 6% , two or more races 1%, Hispanic 1%.
Information from Census Bureau