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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Marvin, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Marvin, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Marvin’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Marvin does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.39 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Marvin. 77.45% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 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.