Population Statistics

Current Population Statistics

The figures below provide a snapshot of basic and critical current population figures for Beech Mountain:

322 – Number of full-time residents (2017 US Census Population Estimates prepared by the North Carolina Office of State Budget & Management)  

Approximately 5179 – Estimated number of seasonal or second home residents (Beech Mtn. est. based on 2.24 persons per housing unit)

2312 – Number of Housing Units (2010 US Census plus Town Building records)

  • For seasonal, recreational, occasional use: 2074
  • Full time occupied: 154

5422 – Number of Parcels of Land (2018 Avery and Watauga County Tax Data)

Town Hall
Phone: (828) 387-4236

Tax / Billing
Phone: (828) 387-2751

Police (non-emergency)
Phone: (828) 387-2342

Town of Beech Mountain
403 Beech Mountain Pkwy
Beech Mountain, NC 28604
Phone: (828) 387-4236
Fax: (828) 387-4862


Fire Department (non-emergency)
Phone: (828) 387-4612

Public Works & Utilities
Phone: (828) 387-9282

Parks & Recreation
Phone: (828) 387-3003