Marshall, North Carolina

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Marshall, North Carolina

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High Points

Marshall strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Marshall Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Marshall Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Marshall Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Marshall, North Carolina

Comparing Marshall to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 4 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 2
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 10

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Marshall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Madison
Metro Area Asheville
Standard Zip Codes 28753
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.797
Longitude -82.684

Marshall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 46 F
Apr Temp 36 to 67 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
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Marshall Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 840 100%
Male 388 46.2%
Female 452 53.8%
Under 18 182 21.7%
18+ 658 78.3%
65+ 178 21.2%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.81
White 828 98.6%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Marshall Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 837
Growth -3
Growth % -0.4%

Marshall Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 37%
English 17%
Irish 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
Scotch-Irish 7.6%
German 6.7%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Dutch 1.7%
British 1.1%
Russian 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
European 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marshall 840 $36,250
Asheville 68,889 $44,029
Canton 4,029 $38,191
Clyde 1,324 $39,531
Hot Springs 645 $30,882
Mars Hill 1,764 $45,000
Weaverville 2,416 $52,731

Marshall Public Libraries

Madison County Public Library
Marshall, North Carolina
(828) 649-3741
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Marshall High Schools (2004)

5740 US HWY 25-70
Serves 750 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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