Marshalltown Iowa Real Estate
LIVING IN MARSHALLTOWN
Marshalltown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 27,620 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Marshalltown is the 17th largest community in Iowa. Marshalltown Iowa Real Estate
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marshalltown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.52% of the Marshalltown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marshalltown is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marshalltown who work in office and administrative support (10.94%), sales jobs (8.13%), and food service (6.49%). Marshalltown Iowa Real Estate
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Marshalltown spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.54 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be. Marshalltown Iowa Real Estate
The percentage of adults in Marshalltown who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.19% of the adults in Marshalltown have a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marshalltown in 2010 was $22,535, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,140 for a family of four. However, Marshalltown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marshalltown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marshalltown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marshalltown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Marshalltown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marshalltown include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Marshalltown’s cultural character, accounting for 17.53% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Marshalltown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.
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