Marvin, North Carolina Population 2024

6,949

Marvin is a city located in Union County North Carolina. Marvin has a 2024 population of 6,949. Marvin is currently growing at a rate of 2% annually and its population has increased by 8.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,405 in 2020.

The average household income in Marvin is $254,526 with a poverty rate of 8.49%. The median age in Marvin is 40.6 years: 41.1 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Marvin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marvin was:

  • White: 64.8%
  • Asian: 19.16%
  • Black or African American: 10.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,158.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.49% (544)
The current population of Marvin, North Carolina is 6,949 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,405.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,16164.8%
Asian1,23019.16%
Black or African American64710.08%
Two or more races2824.39%
Other race1011.57%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marvin Population by Race

Marvin Population Pyramid 2024

Marvin Median Age

40.6

Total

41.1

Male

40.1

Female

Marvin Adults

There are 4,303 adults, (769 of whom are seniors) in Marvin.

Marvin Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Marvin Sex Ratio

Female3,19949.82%
Male3,22250.18%

Marvin Population by Age

Marvin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8593.4599.90.1
Married1,6563.5899.90.1
Female1192.841000
Non Family441.051000
Male402.851000

3.46

Average Family Size

3.45

Average Household Size

99.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marvin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade340.89%
Associates Degree1684.38%
Bachelors Degree1,51339.48%
Graduate Degree1,36835.7%
High School Graduate2797.28%
Less Than 9th Grade1153%
Some College3559.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marvin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marvin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4742,4221,905
Asian764748630
Black333309178
Hispanic198141114
Other Race10110174
2+ Races988282

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.67%.

Marvin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$93,594$166,806$46,888
Graduate Degree$172,294$227,587$0
High School Graduate$26,111$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$250,001$250,001$0
Overall$118,047$173,482$60,375
Some College$45,300$0$0

$118,047

Average Earnings

$173,482

Average Male

$60,375

Average Female

Marvin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marvin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marvin Language

83.4% of Marvin residents speak only English, while 16.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.33% of the population.

Marvin Language

Marvin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black64736756.72%
Multiple2827727.3%
White3,981601.51%
Asian1,230322.6%
Other10198.91%

8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.34%

Male Poverty Rate

7.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marvin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marvin is Black, with 56.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marvin is White, with 1.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.06%.

Marvin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College11.47%
Less Than 9th Grade8.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
High School0%

Marvin Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.31%
Female Employed1.28%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Marvin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marvin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$242,303$258,932
Households$238,875$254,526
Married Families$249,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,750$65,920

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marvin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.3%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Marvin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marvin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marvin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marvin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

260

Number of Veterans

260

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam130
First Gulf War122
Second Gulf War14
World War II10
Korea0

Marvin Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74117
35 to 5493
55 to 6429
75+21
18 to 340

Marvin Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1284.5%
Black10226.56%
Asian303.75%

Marvin Veterans by Race

Marvin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

32.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marvin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Marvin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marvin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marvin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

31.86%

Born in Marvin

87.46%

Native Born

12.54%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

9.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.46% of Marvin residents were born in the United States, with 31.86% having been born in North Carolina. 2.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marvin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,6291361.82%
20287,4931361.85%
20277,3571361.88%
20267,2211361.92%
20257,0851361.96%
20246,9491362%
20236,8131752.64%
20226,6381101.69%
20216,5281231.92%
20206,405-385-5.67%
20196,790971.45%
20186,6931241.89%
20176,5691251.94%
20166,4442103.37%
20156,2341252.05%
20146,1091382.31%
20135,9711061.81%
20125,865951.65%
20115,770861.51%
20105,68400%

Marvin Population by Year