Marshville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,638 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marshville is the 285th largest community in North Carolina.
Marshville is a blue-collar town, with 45.98% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Marshville is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshville who work in office and administrative support (10.93%), maintenance occupations (7.29%), and management occupations (5.42%).
Of important note, Marshville is also a town of artists. Marshville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Marshville’s character.
As is often the case in a small town, Marshville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Marshville has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.76% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Marshville in 2010 was $15,405, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,620 for a family of four.
Marshville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Marshville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marshville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Marshville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.40% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marshville include German, English, African, and Turkish.
The most common language spoken in Marshville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.