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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marshville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.41% 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, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshville who work in office and administrative support (10.52%), sales jobs (8.66%), and food service (6.98%).
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.
Being a small town, Marshville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Marshville, just 6.34% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Marshville in 2010 was $15,684, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,736 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. Important ancestries of people in Marshville include German, English, African, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Marshville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.