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Marshall, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Marshall had a population of 13,661 as of July 1, 2015. Marshall ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marshall is located at latitude 44.4485 and longitude -95.7899 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marshall (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The City of Marshall (GNIS ID: 2395022) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marshall population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marshall: City of Marshall.

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Marshall, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 13,661
Population in Households 12,875
Population in Familes 9,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 786
Population Density1 1,356
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 5,482
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,029
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,946 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,536 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $155,704
Average Home Value $179,759


Median Household Income $49,143
Average Household Income $59,733
Per Capita Income $24,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.25%
Households 0.31% 0.3%
Families 0.23% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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.

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Marshall, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshall to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 75 92nd
Population Density1 # 162 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 102 89th
Median Household Income # 567 38th
Per Capita Income # 599 34th

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