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Black Mountain is a town in Buncombe County, in the Asheville metro area.
The community was named for the Black Mountain Range.
The latitude of Black Mountain is 35.617N. The longitude is -82.321W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,405 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,551.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Black Mountain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Buncombe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Asheville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28711 ZIP code.
14% of Black Mountain residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Black Mountain ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Black Mountain was $20,509, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Black Mountain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Black Mountain include Black Mountain College Historic District, Blue Ridge Assembly Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Black Mountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $866.
Libraries in Black Mountain include Black Mountain Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Black Mountain include Black Mountain News
Buncombe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Black Mountain political report.
The average commute time for Black Mountain workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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