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In 2017, Marshall County had a population of 46.8k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $51,869.

The population of Marshall County is 86.6% Caucasian, 10.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.6% Two or More Races.

Most people in Marshall County commute, and the average commute time is 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Marshall County is 2 cars per household.

21.7 minute average commute


median household income

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Higher Education

The largest college in Marshall County, IN is Ancilla College (115 degrees awarded in 2017). The most popular majors at Ancilla are General Studies (37 and 32.2%), Registered Nursing (19 and 16.5%), and General Business Administration & Management (15 and 13%).

11 other colleges and universities, including Indiana University South Bend, St. Mary’s College, Holy Cross College, the University of Notre Dame and IVY Tech Community College in South Bend, Bethel University in Mishawaka, Goshen College in Elkhart, Andrews University and Lake Michigan College just north of the Indiana border are within a 40-60 minute reach of downtown Plymouth.

Ancilla College

Indiana University South Bend

St. Mary's College

Holy Cross College

University of Notre Dame 

IVY Tech Community College

Bethel University

Goshen College

Andrews University

Lake Michigan College


Marshall County is served by two regional hospital systems. Beacon Health System is located in Bremen. St. Joseph Health System is located in Plymouth.


The economy of Marshall County, IN employs 21.4k people. The largest industries in Marshall County, IN are Manufacturing (6,776 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,346 people), and Retail Trade (2,143 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,250) and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,250).

Home Ownership

The median property value in Marshall County, IN is $130,100, and the homeownership rate is 75.5%.


Median household income in Marshall County, IN is $51,869 (U.S. Census). Average income for women is $42,677, which is higher than the national average. Average income for men in Marshall County is $59,321. Income inequality in Marshall County is 0.456 which is lower than the level of inequality nationally (as measured using the Gini index).

All data provide by the United States Census Bureau

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