Marion, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,363 housing units in Marion. This represents a 4.7% growth from 2,256 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,352 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 11 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Marion is about 57.7%. Marion's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.17 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Marion were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom14.80%
Two Bedrooms39.10%
Three Bedrooms35.30%
Four Bedrooms8%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$60,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$309

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan9.10%
Simple Mortgage36.90%
Debt Free48.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%