Marshall is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 907 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Marshall is the 416th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns 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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshall who work in sales jobs (15.90%), healthcare (10.12%), and office and administrative support (9.25%).
Of important note, Marshall is also a town of artists. Marshall has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Marshall’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Marshall telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.91% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Marshall has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Marshall a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Marshall does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Marshall citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.65% of adults in Marshall have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Marshall in 2010 was $28,827, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,308 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 German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Marshall is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.