Marshall is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,880 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marshall is the 375th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Marshall is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marshall is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshall who work in office and administrative support (12.80%), sales jobs (11.90%), and food service (8.61%).
Also of interest is that Marshall has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Marshall’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Marshall spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.06 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Marshall doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Marshall are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.26% of adults in Marshall have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Marshall in 2010 was $24,578, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,312 for a family of four. However, Marshall contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Marshall home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marshall residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marshall include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Marshall is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.