The Town of Mars Hill had a population of 2,144 as of July 1, 2018. Mars Hill ranks in the lower quartile for 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 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.
|Population in Households||1,622|
|Population in Familes||1,300|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||522|
|Median Household Income||$46,197|
|Average Household Income||$65,684|
|Per Capita Income||$28,092|
|Total Housing Units||695 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||393 (56.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||198 (28.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||104 (15.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$195,833|
|Average Home Value||$251,726|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.35%|
|Per Capita Income||2.76%|
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, 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.
|Total Population||# 312||58th|
|Population Density||# 201||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 570||23rd|
|Median Household Income||# 305||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 224||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.