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The 2000 Census showed that Marshall County had a population of 10,965 people. This represented 0.41% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 38th most populous county (out of 105 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Marshall had a population of 10,123 people. This is a decrease of 7.68% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
200910,123-7.68%-0.56% since 2008
200810,180-7.16%+0.22% since 2007
200610,166-7.29%-0.96% since 2005
200510,265-6.38%-0.43% since 2004
200410,309-5.98%-1.34% since 2003
200310,449-4.71%-1.33% since 2002
200210,590-3.42%-1.89% since 2001
200110,794-1.56%-1.56% since 2000
200010,965The Last Census

Marshall County had 4,999 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Marshall County has a total area<3> of 904 square miles [2,342 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (1.83 square miles [4.74 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Marshall County had a population density of 12.15 people per square mile [4.69 people/km²], making it the state's 50th most densely populated county (out of 105 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Marshall County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Marshall and the state of Kansas.

Click here for the Marshall County QuickFact (QF-20117).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Marshall County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
NemahaQF-20131   E9,96810,717-6.99%
PottawatomieQF-20149   S19,99418,2099.8%
RileyQF-20161   S71,34162,84313.52%
WashingtonQF-20201   W5,6836,483-12.34%
Gage (NE)QF-31067   N22,65322,993-1.48%
Pawnee (NE)QF-31133   NE2,6143,087-15.32%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Marshall. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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