Marshall, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Marshall, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Marshall had a population of 929 as of July 1, 2018. Marshall ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marshall is located at latitude 35.7986 and longitude -82.68 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Marshall (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,644 feet.

The Town of Marshall (GNIS ID: 2406103) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Marshall is located within Township 1, North Marshall, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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Marshall, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 929
Population in Households 887
Population in Familes 678
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 247
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $35,364
Average Household Income $52,078
Per Capita Income $24,140


Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $195,238
Average Home Value $215,278


Total Households 416
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.77% 0.74%
Households 0.79% 0.76%
Families 1.19% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

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, 2018 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 # 452 39th
Population Density # 614 17th
Diversity Index # 709 4th
Median Household Income # 577 22nd
Per Capita Income # 342 54th

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