Black Mountain is a city located in Buncombe County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,204, it is the 104th largest city in North Carolina and the 3559th largest city in the United States . Black Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,848 in 2010. Black Mountain reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Black Mountain has a population density of 1,226 people per square mile.
The average household income in Black Mountain is $62,702 with a poverty rate of 5.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $791 per month, and the median house value is $226,700. The median age in Black Mountain is 54 years, 50.8 years for males, and 56.4 years for females.