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Marshfield is a city in Wood County, in the Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield metro area. (The community straddles Wood and Marathon counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Marshfield. For links to other places called Marshfield, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Marshfield is 44.668N. The longitude is -90.171W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,286 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,670.


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Median household income
Local
$37,248
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marshfield demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Central Wisconsin State Fair - Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 2007
  • Dairyfest - June 1-3, 2007
  • Maple Fall Fest - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Cultural Fair - Feb. 23-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Marshfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Marshfield attractions: Foxfire Gardens, Wildwood Park & Zoo
Historic sites and museums: Upham Mansion
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Marshfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wood County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54449 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

48% of Marshfield residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marshfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marshfield was $21,965, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Marshfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Marshfield include Pleasant Hill Residential Historic District, West Park Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Marshfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $806.


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Libraries in Marshfield include Marshfield Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Marshfield include Marshfield News Herald

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Marshfield workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Marshfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Marshfield include Amerihost Inn & Suites Marshfield, Best Value Inn of Marshfield, Best Western Clearwaters Hotel, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn, Marshfield Super 8.

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