Marble, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Marble, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Marble Census Designated Place had a population of 316 as of July 1, 2018. Marble ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marble is located at latitude 35.177 and longitude -83.9265 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Marble Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,680 feet.

The Marble Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628642) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Marble Census Designated Place is located within Township of Valleytown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cherokee County.

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Marble, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 316
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 271
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 288
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $32,459
Average Household Income $50,247
Per Capita Income $20,631


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $152,500
Average Home Value $176,456


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% 0.25%
Households -0.18% 0.15%
Families -0.25% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Marble, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marble to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 631 15th
Population Density # 573 23rd
Diversity Index # 679 9th
Median Household Income # 625 16th
Per Capita Income # 516 30th

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