Marshfield, Missouri facts for kids
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|City of Marshfield|
The Webster County Courthouse in Marshfield
Location of Marshfield, Missouri
|Named for||Marshfield, Massachusetts|
|• Total||5.22 sq mi (13.52 km2)|
|• Land||5.22 sq mi (13.51 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,493 ft (455 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,449.77/sq mi (559.78/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0721909|
Marshfield is a city in and the county seat of Webster County, Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6,633. As of 2019, Marshfield had a population of 7,562 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). It is part of the Springfield, Missouri, Metropolitan Area.
Marshfield is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.03 square miles (13.03 km2), all of it land.(37.339599, -92.907230). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2010 census there were 6,633 people, 2,605 households, and 1,756 families living in the city. The population density was 1,318.7 inhabitants per square mile (509.2/km2). There were 2,918 housing units at an average density of 580.1 per square mile (224.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7%.
Of the 2,605 households 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 28.9% of households were one person and 14.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age was 36.4 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 21.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
Marshfield has one public high school, Marshfield High School. Marshfield Christian School is a private institution.
Marshfield has a lending library, a branch of the Webster County Library.
- Dan Clemens, Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, was reared in and lived in Marshfield.
- Joe Haymes, Swing Era orchestra leader, was born in Marshfield in 1907.
- Edwin Hubble, American astronomer. Part of Interstate 44 through Marshfield is named the Edwin Hubble Highway.
- Darren King, member of the band Mutemath, was reared in Marshfield.
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