Mars Hill, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 600 housing units in Mars Hill. This represents a 28.8% growth from 466 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 600 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mars Hill is about 63.9%. Mars Hill's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.5%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mars Hill were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom8.50%
Two Bedrooms33.50%
Three Bedrooms44.20%
Four Bedrooms10.30%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$112,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$450

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan3.20%
Simple Mortgage40.40%
Debt Free50.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%