Marshfield, WI


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Marshfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 18,620 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Marshfield is the 40th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Marshfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marshfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marshfield is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshfield who work in office and administrative support (12.58%), healthcare (12.57%), and sales jobs (9.74%).

Also of interest is that Marshfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Marshfield spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.07 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Marshfield is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.83% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Marshfield in 2010 was $26,637, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,548 for a family of four. However, Marshfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Marshfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marshfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marshfield include Polish, Norwegian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Marshfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.