Marvin, NC
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Marvin is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,377 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marvin is the 139th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Marvin was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Marvin economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Marvin, where the median household income is $185,862.00.

Marvin home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Marvin real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Marvin is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marvin is a village of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marvin who work in management occupations (28.27%), sales jobs (16.12%), and business and financial occupations (12.38%).

Also of interest is that Marvin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.30% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Marvin is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Marvin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Marvin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Marvin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Marvin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Marvin is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Marvin, the average commute to work is 31.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small village, Marvin has a lot of people using taxis to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on taxis are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Marvin, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Marvin is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 77.45% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Marvin in 2010 was $67,329, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $269,316 for a family of four.

Marvin is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Marvin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marvin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marvin include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Marvin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.