Mars Hill strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Mars Hill to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||15 miles N of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||104 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28754|
|Phone Area Codes||828|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.68|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||24||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,834|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||10.8%|
|French (except Basque)||1.7%|
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|5. Northfield, Vermont||79||31.8%||11.8%||25.5%||20||$39,783||3.8%||6.6%||3,208||12.1%||29||2%||0.9|
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