Black Mountain employment information

IndexBlack MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$23,567$25,608$28,555
Median household income$40,185$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,982$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,273$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$21,298$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$20,908$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.6%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Black Mountain is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Black Mountain is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Black Mountain is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Black Mountain is 19% lower than the national average.

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Black Mountain median earnings by income bracket

Black Mountain employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.7%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services21.8%15.6%
Public administration5.1%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.0%
Education, health & social services14.1%37.8%

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Lake Lure, NC1,375$58,71110%
Avery Creek, NC2,605$55,3754%
Black Mountain, NC7,977$40,18525%

Cities with similar population

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Lincoln City, OR7,977$35,52434%
Warrenton, MO7,974$45,96314%
Greenville, AL7,974$30,20144%
Independent Hill, VA7,973$138,147158%
Williamsburg, FL7,973$51,0295%
Black Mountain, NC7,977$40,18525%
Source: The Black Mountain, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.