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Overview

Introduction to Marshall, Missouri

Marshall, Missouri is located 47 miles W of Columbia, Missouri (center to center) and is 74 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri. It is in Saline County.

Marshall History

The City of Marshall was named in honor of John Marshall, the statesman and jurist of the U.S. Supreme Court. The city is the county seat of Saline County, which was established in 1820. The county derived its name from the region's salt springs. The Saline County Courthouse was built in the city in January 1882. It was listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1977.

Marshall and nearby Attractions

  • Town and Country Mall
  • Indian Foothills Park
  • Van Meter State Park
  • Boone's Lick State Park
  • Arrow Rock State Historical Park

Things To Do In Marshall

The Indian Foothills Park is a local attraction. One can enjoy shopping at the Town and Country Mall and Plaza Mall. The Rasse Lake is an ideal place to enjoy boating and fishing. Tourists can plan a trip to the Van Meter State Park, which offers facilities for hiking and camping. It offers a beautiful view and has several picnic areas. One can even visit the Nicholas Beazley Aviation Museum and Arrow Rock State Historical Park.

Marshall Transportation

Columbia Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Marshall Higher Education

Missouri Valley College is the local higher education institution. Others in the neighborhood include Central Missouri State University, University of Missouri - Columbia, and Lincoln University.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,984
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+5,900
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married40%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,630
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,861

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,450
% Above Poverty Level80.9%
% Below Poverty Level19.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.8%
Median Gross Rent$656
Median House Value$96,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.5%
German20.3%
Irish10.5%
English8%
French Except Basque3%
Italian1.8%
Scottish1.4%
Polish0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Belgian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Serbian0.2%
African0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Arab0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Marshall Almanac

CategoryValue
County Saline County
Standard Zip Codes65340
Phone Area Codes660
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.11
Approximate Longitude-93.2

Marshall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMARSHALL
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationBRUNSWICK
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationCARROLLTON
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blackwater167$43,500
Gilliam174$61,458
Malta Bend302$36,719
Miami92$0
Nelson175$47,500
Slater2,138$39,107

Marshall Public Libraries

Marshall Public Library
214 N LAFAYETTE AVE
Marshall, Missouri
(660) 886-3391

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Marshall Hospitals

Fitzgibbon Hospital
(Non-profit)
2305 South 65 Highway
(660) 831-3249

Marshall Public Schools

Benton Elem.
467 S Ellsworth
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-3993
Primary
Total Enrollment 251
Bueker Middle
565 S Odell
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-6833
Middle
Total Enrollment 728
Eastwood Elem.
313 E Eastwood
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-7100
Primary
Total Enrollment 316
Hardeman Elem.
21051 Highway D
ZIP: 65340
(660) 837-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 64
Marshall Sr. High
805 S Miami
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-2244
High
Total Enrollment 809
Northwest Elem.
411 N Benton
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-2993
Primary
Total Enrollment 234
Prairie View School
945 N Miami
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-7419
Other
Total Enrollment 4
Saline Co. Career Ctr.
900 W Vest St
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-6958
High
Southeast Elem.
215 E Mitchell
ZIP: 65340
(660) 886-2655
Primary
Total Enrollment 235

Marshall Private Schools

Butterfield Youth Services
1126 E Highway Ww
ZIP: 65340
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 66
Calvary Baptist School
1823 S Miami Ave
ZIP: 65340
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
St Peter Catholic School
368 S Ellsworth Ave
ZIP: 65340
Elementary
Total Enrollment 145
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