Mars Hill, NC 28754 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28754: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mars Hill, NC 28754

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.877, Longitude -82.54
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28754 has segments in 2 Counties (Madison, Yancey).

  • Businesses Addresses: 259
  • PO Box Addresses: 633
  • Residential Addresses: 3,330
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 56
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,274

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28754 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28754 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Mars Hill, NC 28754 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 8,823
Population in Households 7,931
Population in Familes 6,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 892
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $45,604
Average Household Income $58,700
Per Capita Income $22,145


Total Housing Units 4,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,377 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 931 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,202 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $224,508
Average Home Value $272,308


Total Households 3,308
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,306
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.05% 0.69%
Households 0.91% 0.76%
Families 0.78% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Mars Hill, NC 28754 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28754 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 336 57th
Population Density # 464 41st
Diversity Index # 676 13th
Median Household Income # 453 42nd
Per Capita Income # 567 27th

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