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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshall who work in office and administrative support (13.66%), sales jobs (12.84%), and healthcare suport services (6.75%).
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.95 minutes getting to work every day.
Marshall is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Marshall who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.34% of the adults in Marshall have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marshall in 2010 was $24,046, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,184 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 German and Spanish.