Marshfield, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Marshfield, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Marshfield had a population of 7,147 as of July 1, 2018. Marshfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marshfield is located at latitude 37.3417 and longitude -92.912 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marshfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,493 feet.

The City of Marshfield (GNIS ID: 2395025) 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 City of Marshfield is located within Township of Marshfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marshfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Marshfield, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,147
Population in Households 6,943
Population in Familes 5,683
Population in Group Qrtrs 204
Population Density1 1,370
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $35,937
Average Household Income $49,984
Per Capita Income $20,130


Total Housing Units 3,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,443 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,335 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $116,236
Average Home Value $167,123


Total Households 2,778
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,859
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 1.04%
Households 0.74% 1.01%
Families 0.63% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.93%

Marshfield, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshfield to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 115 89th
Population Density # 203 80th
Diversity Index # 553 46th
Median Household Income # 828 20th
Per Capita Income # 778 25th

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