Mars Hill demographics profile

StatisticMars HillNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,31718191
Median age23.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%43%43%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
Mars Hill, NC has a population of 2,620 and is the 9,558th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,317 per sq mi which is 627% higher than the North Carolina average and 1354% higher than the national average. The median age in Mars Hill is 24 which is approximately 38% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Mars Hill, 35% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 61% of Mars Hill residents were born in North Carolina, 38% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Mars Hill is 627% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Mars Hill is 38% lower than North Carolina.
  • In Mars Hill 88.17% of the population is White.
  • In Mars Hill 10.38% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mars Hill 0.23% of the population is Asian.

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Mars Hill population breakdown by race

RaceMars HillNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American10.38%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.53%2.45%3.06%
Other race0.69%3.01%4.75%
In Mars Hill, 2.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mars Hill, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).