Marshall is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 13,652 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Marshall is the 72nd largest community in Minnesota.
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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshall who work in office and administrative support (14.16%), sales jobs (9.19%), and management occupations (7.62%).
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.
Marshall is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Marshall enrolled in college, Marshall has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
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 12.37 minutes getting to work every day.
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: 30.01% of adults in Marshall have a college degree.
The per capita income in Marshall in 2010 was $27,155, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,620 for a family of four. However, Marshall contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marshall is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Norwegian, Irish, Belgian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Marshall is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.