47.6% unemployed in Black Mountain in 2017


47.6 percent of Black Mountain residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 37.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Black Mountain population reached 6,866.

Out of 3,601 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Black Mountain for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
3,265
47.6
Employed
3,601
52.4
Employed in civilian labor force
3,601
52.4
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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