Marshall Township,
Allegheny County,
Shenot Farm Market along Wexford Run Road
Shenot Farm Market along Wexford Run Road
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°39′10″N 80°06′49″W / 40.65278°N 80.11361°W / 40.65278; -80.11361
CountryUnited States
 • TypeBoard of Supervisors
 • President, Board of SupervisorsThomas Madigan (R)
 • Total15.46 sq mi (40.03 km2)
 • Land15.46 sq mi (40.03 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,194 ft (364 m)
 • Total10,080
 • Estimate 
 • Density570.85/sq mi (220.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15086, 15005, 15143, 15090
Area code(s)724, 878
FIPS code42-003-47696
WebsiteMarshall Township official website

Marshall Township is a township that is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 10,080 at the time of the 2020 census.[2]


Marshall Township was named for Thomas M. Marshall, who was instrumental in the township's organization.[4] Since the late 1960s it has been home to a large research and business park.[5]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.6 square miles (40.4 km2), all land. It is part of the North Allegheny School district, along with McCandless and the boroughs of Franklin Park and Bradford Woods.

Marshall Township has five borders, including Cranberry Township in Butler County to the north, Pine Township to the east, Franklin Park to the south and Economy in Beaver County to the west. The township also surrounds most of Bradford Woods.[citation needed]


Historical population
2022 (est.)10,173[3]0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the 2000 census,[7] there were 5,996 people, 1,944 households, and 1,675 families residing in the township.

The population density was 384.4 inhabitants per square mile (148.4/km2). There were 2,018 housing units at an average density of 129.4 per square mile (50.0/km2).

The racial makeup of the township was 95.90% White, 1.08% African American, 2.22% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 1,944 households, out of which 51.2% had children under the age of eighteen living with them; 79.4% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.8% were non-families. 11.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.6% had someone living alone who was sixty-five years of age or older.

The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.37.

Within the township, the population was spread out, with 33.7% of residents who were under the age of eighteen, 4.5% who were aged eighteen to twenty-four, 28.6% from who were aged twenty-five to forty-four, 25.6% who were aged forty-five to sixty-four, and 7.7% who were sixty-five years of age or older. The median age was thirty-eight years.

For every one hundred females there were 100.5 males. For every one hundred females who were aged eighteen or older, there were 95.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $102,351, and the median income for a family was $109,376. Males had a median income of $84,871 compared with that of $38,917 for females.

The per capita income for the township was $42,856.

Approximately 4.7% of families and 5.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those who were under the age of eighteen and 6.1% of those who were aged sixty-five or older.

Government and politics

Presidential election results[8][9][10]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2020 49.3% 3,044 49.8% 3,078 0.8% 53
2016 54% 2,448 42% 1,902 4% 159
2012 65% 2,638 34% 1,364 1% 26


The township participates in the multi-municipality Northland Public Library.

Recreational areas in Marshall Township include Altmyer Park, Knob Hill Community Park, Warrendale Park and a portion of the Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 203.[11][12][13]


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Bureau, US Census. "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2021". US Census Bureau. Retrieved July 20, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Bureau, US Census. "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2022". US Census Bureau. Retrieved June 13, 2023.
  4. ^ "What's in a name? For some, a bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 10, 1984. p. 1. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  5. ^ Hritz, Thomas M. (December 12, 1968), "Warrendale Center will not be closed, State, County agree.", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  8. ^ EL. "2012 Allegheny County election". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved October 15, 2017.
  9. ^ EL. "2016 Pennsylvania general election results". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved October 15, 2017.
  10. ^ "Election Night Reporting".
  11. ^ "Marshall Township Parks", retrieved November 4, 2018.
  12. ^ "The National Map" retrieved September 24, 2018.
  13. ^ Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 203, retrieved September 24, 2018.