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Marion, NC Real Estate

Marion, North Carolina is located in McDowell County. Nearby cities and towns include West Marion, Old Fort, Glen Alpine, Spruce Pine, Montreat, Salem, Morganton, Black Mountain, Lake Lure, Ruth, Chimney Rock Village, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Swannanoa, Drexel, Burnsville, Bostic, Crossnore, Gerton, Casar, Forest City, Fairview, and Valdese. Marion is a suburban community with a population of 7,746. The median household income is $32,989. In Marion, 38% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 33% of the households. Half the population of Marion commutes 18 minutes or less to work, with 64% of residents holding white collar jobs and 36% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Marion, NC is 38 years, with 56% of those homes owned, 33% rented, and 11% not occupied. In the previous year, 40 Marion properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Marion in the previous year was $121,603.

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Marion offers a range of educational opportunities with 2 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and one high school.

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Marion, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Marion, NC
  • 62% Single
  • 38% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Marion, NC
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Marion, NC

  • 40
  • 38
  • Marion, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Marion, NC

  • 38
  • 22
  • Marion, NC
  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Marion, NC

  • 11%
  • 12%
  • Marion, NC
  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $46,907
  • $62,851
  • Marion, NC
  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Marion, NC
  • 56% Owned
  • 33% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented