Marshfield has the 1629th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Marshfield is part of the Wausau metro area. Unemployment in the Wausau area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Wausau has the 239th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Marshfield is below average at $40,990, and the median cost of a home in Marshfield is $128,400, which is below the national average. 25% of workers in Marshfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Marshfield. 82% of Marshfield workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Marshfield spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.