Marshfield is a city in and the county seat of Webster County, Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6,633. As of 2019, Marshfield had a population of 7,562 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). It is part of the Springfield, Missouri, Metropolitan Area.
Marshfield was platted in 1855, taking its name from Marshfield, Massachusetts. A post office called Marshfield has been in operation since 1856.
The Hosmer Dairy Farm Historic District and Rainey Funeral Home Building are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Marshfield is located at 37°20′23″N 92°54′26″W (37.339599, -92.907230). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.03 square miles (13.03 km2), all land.
At the 2010 census there were 6,633 people, 2,605 households, and 1,756 families living in the city. The population density was 1,318.7 inhabitants per square mile (509.2/km2). There were 2,918 housing units at an average density of 580.1 per square mile (224.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7%.
Of the 2,605 households 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families.