Marceline is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,154 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marceline is the 233rd largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Marceline is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marceline is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marceline who work in sales jobs (13.99%), management occupations (13.07%), and office and administrative support (8.14%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Marceline has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Marceline has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Marceline than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Marceline may be for you.
One of the benefits of Marceline is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.48 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Marceline does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Marceline with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.07% of adults in Marceline have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marceline in 2010 was $17,644, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,576 for a family of four.
The people who call Marceline home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marceline residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marceline include Irish, English, Dutch, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Marceline is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.