Marshall is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,045 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Marshall is the 158th largest community in Michigan. Marshall has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshall who work in office and administrative support (10.76%), sales jobs (9.49%), and food service (8.20%).
As is often the case in a small city, Marshall doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Marshall is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.06% of adults in Marshall have a college degree.
The per capita income in Marshall in 2010 was $24,421, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,684 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 English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Marshall is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.