Marvin is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,060 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 $158,246.
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 94.31% 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 sales jobs (23.71%), management occupations (21.87%) and business and financial occupations (13.47%).
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: 12.51% 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 people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Marvin, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.35 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Marvin. 70.85% 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 $53,414, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,656 for a family of four.
Marvin is a somewhat 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, British and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Marvin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,690|
|MARVIN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||96.63%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||3.37%|
|TYPE OF MARVIN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||99.14%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.86%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF MARVIN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||39.26%|
|AGE OF MARVIN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||67.89%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||28.40%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.71%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.00%|
|MARVIN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$650,241|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,682|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $59,000||1.41%|
|$59,001 - $118,000||0.00%|
|$118,001 - $235,000||6.49%|
|$235,001 - $353,000||6.25%|
|$353,001 - $470,000||8.63%|
|$470,001 - $588,000||18.19%|
|$588,001 - $881,000||42.44%|
|$881,001 - $1,175,000||15.62%|
|PEOPLE OF MARVIN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.65%|
|5 TO 17||33.41%|
|18 TO 24||3.32%|
|25 TO 34||4.75%|
|35 TO 54||37.77%|
|55 TO 64||8.97%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.11%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||99.34%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$158,246|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$53,414|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.84%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Finance (14.17%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.31%)
Real estate (4.16%)
Information Technology (3.54%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.50%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.81%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.84%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.26%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.83%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.71%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.61%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.02%)
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