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Marshville is a town in Union County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.

The community was named for the Marsh family, which provided land for a school and church

The latitude of Marshville is 34.988N. The longitude is -80.367W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,601.


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Median household income
Local
$36,140
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marshville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Beaverdam
· Beaver Dam
· Griffinville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1985 movie, "The Color Purple"
Well-known residents have included:
· Randy Travis, country singer
Nearby parks & recreation: Boll Weevil Jamboree
Marshville attractions: September

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Marshville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marshville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marshville was $15,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Marshville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Marshville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $789.


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Libraries in Marshville include Marshville Branch Library ... View libraries

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Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marshville political report.

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The average commute time for Marshville workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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