Marvin, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marvin, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Village of Marvin had a population of 6,579 as of July 1, 2017. Marvin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marvin is located at latitude 34.999 and longitude -80.816 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Marvin (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Marvin (GNIS ID: 2407497) 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 Village of Marvin is located within Township of Sandy Ridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marvin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marvin: Poortith.

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Marvin, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,579
Daytime Population: Workers 502
Daytime Population: Residents 3,889
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 6,579
Population in Familes 6,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,109
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $168,009
Average Household Income $196,600
Per Capita Income $52,960


Total Housing Units 1,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,699 (90.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 ( 4.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $543,694
Average Home Value $584,423


Total Households 1,790
Average Household Size 3.68
Family Households 1,669
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.17% 3.03%
Households 1.8% 2.94%
Families 1.67% 2.88%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Marvin, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marvin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 126 83rd
Population Density # 189 75th
Diversity Index # 424 43rd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 12 99th

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