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Marshall, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Marshall is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Marshall.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Madison County at latitude 35.7973 and longitude -82.684. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,644 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Marshall (see map) encompass a land area of 3.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

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Marshall, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 949
Population in Households 911
Population in Familes 695
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 252
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 428
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $146,786
Average Home Value $169,517


Median Household Income $22,270
Average Household Income $36,525
Per Capita Income $16,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.01% 1.25%
Households 2.21% 1.32%
Families 3.22% 1.19%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Marshall, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshall to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 447 40th
Population Density1 # 603 19th
Diversity Index2 # 707 4th
Median Household Income # 727 2nd
Per Capita Income # 616 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.