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Demographics

People

Total Population2,620
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+1,089
Age of the Population24

Families

% of people married30%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.1%
Median Earnings25+$35,651
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,150

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,579
% Above Poverty Level75.4%
% Below Poverty Level24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home12.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$191,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18%
Irish10.7%
English9.7%
Austrian5.8%
Italian3.1%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch2%
Swedish1.5%
Scottish1.5%
Polish1.1%
Swiss0.3%
German0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Hungarian0.1%
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Mars Hill Almanac

CategoryValue
County Madison County
Standard Zip Codes28754
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.82
Approximate Longitude-82.55

Mars Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARSHALL
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 46 F
Apr Temp36 to 67 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationASHEVILLE
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp27 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationMOUNT MITCHELL
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 51 F
Jul Temp53 to 68 F
Oct Temp38 to 56 F
Annual Precip74.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Asheville87,531$61,870
Burnsville1,674$47,917
Hot Springs589$29,453
Marshall726$48,125
Montreat521$91,250
Weaverville3,886$55,559

Mars Hill Public Schools

Madison Early College High
800 Bailey Street
ZIP: 28754
(828) 689-9552
High
Total Enrollment 213
Mars Hill Elementary
200 School House Lane
ZIP: 28754
(828) 689-2922
Primary
Total Enrollment 489

Mars Hill Private Schools

Little Ivy Baptist Academy
1053 Crossroads Pkwy
ZIP: 28754
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 34
Wolf Creek Academy
41 Beauty Spot Cove Rd
ZIP: 28754
Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
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