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People

Total Population 2,168
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 10.4%
Employed Population 16+ 930
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 27%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42%
Median Earnings25+ $29,784
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,885
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,333
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 17.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.3%
Median Gross Rent $650
Median House Value $181,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 10%

Mars Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles N of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Madison
Metro Area Asheville
Standard Zip Codes 28754
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.826
Longitude -82.549

Mars Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARSHALL
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 46 F
Apr Temp 36 to 67 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station ASHEVILLE
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station MOUNT MITCHELL
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 51 F
Jul Temp 53 to 68 F
Oct Temp 38 to 56 F
Annual Precip 74.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asheville 85,783 $59,947
Burnsville 1,702 $40,781
Hot Springs 686 $30,521
Marshall 897 $36,750
Montreat 668 $67,159
Weaverville 3,783 $58,929
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