Marvin is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 6,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marvin is the 139th largest community in North Carolina. Marvin has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Marvin, where the median household income is $206,469.00.
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 92.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marvin is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marvin who work in management occupations (21.30%), sales jobs (15.00%), and business and financial occupations (10.74%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Marvin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.23% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Marvin is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Marvin, the average commute to work is 31.81 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
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 73.27% 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 2018 was $77,060, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $308,240 for a family of four.
Marvin is an extremely 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, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Marvin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.