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Marshall, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Marshall is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lyon County at latitude 44.4485 and longitude -95.7899. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Marshall, but most people and references simply refer to it as Marshall, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Marshall indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marshall: City of Marshall.

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


Total Population 13,532
Population in Households 12,751
Population in Familes 9,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 781
Population Density1 1,343
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 5,427
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,002
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,787 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,914 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,512 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $157,564
Average Home Value $184,666


Median Household Income $49,146
Average Household Income $59,823
Per Capita Income $24,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.07%
Households 0.14% -0.04%
Families 0.08% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
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, 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, 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 # 76 92nd
Population Density1 # 162 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 97 89th
Median Household Income # 545 40th
Per Capita Income # 579 36th

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