Marvin, NC

Marvin, situated in Union County, is a village made up of 3.9 square miles.

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Marvin was settled in the 1770s, and wouldn't be incorporated until nearly 200 years later in 1994.


The median resident age in Marvin is 37 years. The median estimated household income is about $197,000 making it about $149,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $62,000. The average price for a home in Marvin is about $627,000 (2015) which is $467,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $3,300 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Marvin is 76% White, 11% Asian, 2% Two or more races, and 11% other. 97% of the population are high school graduates, with 75% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 78% are married, 2% are divorced, 1% are separated, 2% are widowed, leaving 17% that have never been married.

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Union County

Marvin belongs to Union County in the Southern part of North Carolina. The County, which was home to the Kissing Case during the Civil Rights Movement in 1958, is a part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, has a population of 201,300. The county's largest city and county seat, Monroe, has a population of 32,800.

Union County borders Cabarrus, Stanly, Anson, Mecklenburg, Lancaster (SC), and Chesterfield (SC) counties.

Union County is made up of 640 square miles. 632 of which is land with the remaining 8 as water.


The population of Marvin, NC is about 5,500. The population has seen a large increase since 2000.


The elevation of Marvin, NC is three 696 above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Marvin, NC is 28173.

Area Code

The area code for Marvin, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Marvin and Union County have voted mostly Republican, with 65% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 49% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 41% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 10%.


The unemployment rate for Marvin is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%. Office administration, wholesale trade, retail, and manufacturing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Enquirer Journal and Union County Weekly are the primary newspapers that cover the Union County area.


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