The Town of Mars Hill had a population of 2,141 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Mars Hill is located at latitude 35.8282 and longitude -82.5484 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mars Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,310 feet.
The Town of Mars Hill (GNIS ID: 2406102) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The Town of Mars Hill is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mars Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,593|
|Population in Familes||1,270|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||548|
|Average Household Size||2.78|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||667 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||389 (58.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||185 (27.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||93 (13.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$186,364|
|Average Home Value||$243,718|
|Median Household Income||$40,927|
|Average Household Income||$56,718|
|Per Capita Income||$24,893|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.89%|
|Per Capita Income||1.23%|
The table below compares Mars Hill to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 313||58th|
|Population Density1||# 198||73rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 551||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 350||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 243||67th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.