Marshville is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,712 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marshville is the 285th largest community in North Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marshville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.54% of the Marshville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marshville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshville who work in maintenance occupations (11.72%), office and administrative support (8.14%), and sales jobs (7.84%).
Marshville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Marshville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.99% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marshville in 2010 was $19,607, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,428 for a family of four. However, Marshville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 13.77% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marshville include Scots-Irish, English, African, German, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Marshville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.