Pilot Mountain is a city located in Surry County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,405, it is the 298th largest city in North Carolina and the 8964th largest city in the United States . Pilot Mountain is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -4.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,477 in 2010. Pilot Mountain reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Pilot Mountain has a population density of 690 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pilot Mountain is $57,482 with a poverty rate of 22.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $141,500. The median age in Pilot Mountain is 45.4 years, 46.9 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.