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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Marshall County is located in Alabama with a population of 94,738. In Marshall County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Marshall County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Marshall County are above average.
Population
94,738

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$118,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$615
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Marshall County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    316.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    43.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    31.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    732.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,713.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    418
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Marshall County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,104
National
$55,322

Marshall County Reviews

2 reviews
Nice small town atmosphere in this rural county. The area is home to Guntersville Lake which is part of the Tennessee River and boasts many bass tournaments. A great place to live and vacation.
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It is ok. I️ live in Arab city school district. So I️ like the small town just not friendly people.