2 reviews
  1. Town in North Carolina
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Real Estate
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$186,100
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$756
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    12
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    24
    41
  • Robbery
    36
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    219
    525
  • Theft
    839
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    134
    263

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,877
National
$53,889
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Black Mountain Reviews

2 reviews
Love this town and it's people. Great atmosphere and great place to raise a family or grow up. Great town, great area, love it!!!
  • Current Resident
  • 25 days ago
  • Overall Experience
I love living in a small town!! Quaint.
  • Parent
  • 9 months ago
  • Overall Experience