Marquette, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 20,629 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 10,950  (53.1%)
Females: 9,679  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

27.7 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49855.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,246 (it was $29,918 in 2000)
Marquette:

$41,246
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,961 (it was $17,787 in 2000)

Marquette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $174,953 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Marquette:

$174,953
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $228,915; detached houses: $224,571; townhouses or other attached units: $368,678; in 2-unit structures: $147,854; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,873; mobile homes: $25,963

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marquette: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.4%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 43.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 55.7% for other race residents, 40.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marquette, MI (2017)
    • 18,52988.1%White alone
    • 8814.2%Two or more races
    • 6703.2%Black alone
    • 4372.1%Hispanic
    • 2101.0%Asian alone
    • 1010.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.03%Other race alone

Races in Marquette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Marquette, Michigan as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marquette is 419 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Marquette by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(33.8)
14
(68.2)
6
(29.3)
12
(57.7)
9
(43.0)
11
(52.8)
19
(89.0)
9
(41.8)
9
(41.7)
16
(74.3)
20
(93.2)
11
(51.7)
27
(132.1)
10
(48.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
3
(14.6)
3
(14.7)
2
(9.6)
2
(9.5)
2
(9.6)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
6
(28.0)
2
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(33.8)
14
(68.2)
13
(63.5)
3
(14.4)
14
(66.8)
8
(38.4)
14
(65.6)
12
(55.7)
8
(37.1)
13
(60.4)
19
(88.5)
11
(51.7)
12
(58.7)
13
(63.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(203.1)
43
(209.4)
57
(278.5)
56
(269.3)
60
(286.5)
39
(187.1)
51
(239.0)
31
(143.9)
31
(143.6)
28
(130.1)
36
(167.8)
25
(117.5)
19
(92.9)
14
(68.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
336
(1,625)
392
(1,909)
378
(1,847)
335
(1,611)
371
(1,771)
330
(1,583)
355
(1,664)
392
(1,820)
284
(1,315)
229
(1,064)
230
(1,072)
281
(1,320)
225
(1,101)
175
(852.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(87.0)
30
(146.1)
16
(78.2)
9
(43.3)
11
(52.5)
8
(38.4)
8
(37.5)
9
(41.8)
6
(27.8)
8
(37.2)
9
(41.9)
4
(18.8)
13
(63.6)
15
(73.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(14.5)
2
(9.7)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.4)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)121.5175.3140.2138.7145.7132.2181.4130.8108.4126.2158.6126.4182.896.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Marquette, MI

Crime rate in Marquette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (10.6%), Finnish (8.5%), American (6.9%), Irish (5.6%), English (5.2%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,809 people per square mile   (low).

Marquette, Michigan map

578 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,652 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,113 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (143.9 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (243.4 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Trowbridge Park, MI (1.3 miles ),
Harvey, MI (2.1 miles ),
Negaunee, MI (3.2 miles ),
Palmer, MI (3.4 miles ),
Ishpeming, MI (3.6 miles ),
K. I. Sawyer AFB, MI (3.9 miles ),
K. I. Sawyer, MI (3.9 miles ),
West Ishpeming, MI (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 46.55 N, Longitude: 87.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,881 (+32.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,965 (79.3%)

Area code: 906

Distribution of median household income in Marquette, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marquette, MI in 2017
Marquette satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Marquette, MI
Historical housing units in Marquette, MI
Most common industries in Marquette, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Marquette, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Marquette, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Marquette-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 461.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 493.4 miles away from Marquette center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 418.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 359.7 miles away from Marquette center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 442.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 293.6 miles away from Marquette center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marquette County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marquette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Marquette:

  • LAKE SUPERIOR HOSPICE ASSOCIAT (326 NORTH FRONT STREET)
  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 420 W MAGNETIC)
  • D J JACOBETTI MICHIGAN VETERANS FACIL (425 FISHER ST)
  • NORLITE NURSING CENTER (701 HOMESTEAD ST)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - MARQUETTE (580 W COLLEGE AVE)
  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOME HEALTH (420 W MAGNETIC ST)
  • UP HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (1414 W FAIR AVE)

Airports located in Marquette:

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Amtrak station:

MARQUETTE (MARQUETTE CTA, 145 W. SPRING ST.) - Bus Station

College/University in Marquette:

  • Northern Michigan University (Full-time enrollment: 8,258; Location: 1401 Presque Isle Avenue; Public; Website: www.nmu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Marquette:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 67 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,078)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 142 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 144 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 145 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 150 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 152 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 154 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)

Public high schools in Marquette:

Public elementary/middle schools in Marquette:

Private elementary/middle schools in Marquette:

  • FATHER MARQUETTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 298, Location: 500 S 4TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FR MARQUETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 136, Location: 414 W COLLEGE AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 48, Location: 219 SILVER CREEK RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Marquette

Library in Marquette:

  • PETER WHITE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,553,018; Location: 217 NORTH FRONT STREET; 220,812 books; 442 e-books; 15,532 audio materials; 10,577 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 350 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • silver creek elementary closed a couple years ago and remains empty
  • silver creek elementary closed a couple years ago and remains empty

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Marquette: Michigan Welcome Center (A), Campbell Supply Company (B), Marquette Marine Incorportated (C), Contract Oil Company (D), Marquette Dock Company Coal Dock (E), Marquette Dock Association (F), Lake Superior Yacht Yard (G), Presque Isle Station Upper Peninsula Generating Company (H), Murphy Oil Corporation (I), Marquette Golf and Country Club (J), Marquette Mountain Ski Area (K), Marquette Station (L), Grey Walls Golf Course (M), Marquette City Fire Rescue Station 2 (N), Mediride Emergency Medical Services (O), Marquette State Prison (P), Lydia M Olson Library (Q), Marquette Police Department (R), Marquette City Hall (S), Marquette County Sheriff's Office (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marquette include: Grace United Methodist Church (A), Saint Mark's Lutheran Church (B), His House Christian Fellowship (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Saint Peters Cathedral (E), Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (F), Faith in Christ Fellowship (G), Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption (H), Calvary Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Park Cemetery (1), Old Catholic Cemetery (2), Holy Cross Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shiras Pool (A), Quarry Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Westren Brook (A), Whetstone Brook (B), Carp River (C), Dead River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marquette include: Shiras Park (1), Williams Park (2), River Park (3), North Marquette Outdoor Recreation Area (4), Setter Field (5), Tourist Park (6), Father Marquette Park (7), Lakeside Park (8), Shiras Hill Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Marquette Chamber Of Commerce (Tourism Consultants; 501 S Front St), Moosewood Nature Center (Nature Centers; 2 Peter White Drive), Holiday Travel and Cruise - Marquette Office (Tours & Charters; 827 North 3rd Street).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Lakeside (2050 South US 41), Comfort Suites Marquette (2463 US 41 West), Harborview Restaurant (2050 US Highway 41 South), Birchmont Motel (2090 US Highway 41 South), Beacon House (1301 North 3rd Street), Comfort Suites & Days Inn Of Marquette (2463 US Highway 41 West), Brentwood Motor Inn (2603 US Highway 41 West), Best Western Edgewater Motel (2050 US Highway 41 South), Garden Room Restaurant (2050 US Highway 41 South).

Courts: Marquette County - Magistrate- District Court- Marquette- Court Clerk (234 West Baraga Avenue), Social Security Administration (300 South Front Street), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (1901 West Ridge Street Suite 2), Marquette County - Diversion Program- Juvenile Court- Daytime (234 West Baraga Avenue), United States Government - Courts Us- Bankruptcy Court Clerk's OFC (Federal Building), United States Government - District Court Magistrate (229 Federal Building), Marquette County - Juvenile Court- Youth Home (2111 State Highway M554), Marquette County - District Court- Marquette- Probation (234 West Baraga Avenue), Marquette County - Friend Of The Court (234 West Baraga Avenue).

Birthplace of: John Lautner - Architect, Ralph Royce - Army Air Force general, Alfred V. Kidder - Archaeologist, Jane Summersett - Figure skater, John Gilmore - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Sep 21, 1979), Mike Bordick - Baseball player, Robert Derleth - Football player, Robert William Davis - Politician and lobbyist, Carroll Watson Rankin - Author, John Gilmore (American football) - Football player.

Marquette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marquette and their reported violations in the past:

ST LOUIS THE KING CHURCH (Population served: 999, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
UP NORTH LODGE (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MICHIGAMME UNITED METHODIST INSTITUTE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
KASSEL'S KORNER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHOCOLAY SHORES APARTMENTS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHERRY CREEK VILLAGE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2009)
MUNISING HEAD START (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif issued (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marquette that have no violations reported:

  • MAPLE TREE COURT (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HILLS POINT RESORT (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DRUMMOND ISLAND APARTMENTS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SEACOAST @ SAND RIVER (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUIZNO'S HARVEY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Marquette in 2010:

  • 2,486 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,232 people in state prisons
  • 333 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Marquette in 2000:

  • 1,911 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 305 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 2 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
Arena or stadium:
  • Berry Events Center. Northern Michigan University.

Banks with branches in Marquette (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Marquette Downtown Branch, Nmu Campus, Chocolay Branch, Marquette Third Street Branch, West Marquette Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Northern Michigan Bank & Trust: 1502 W Washington Branch at 1502 W Washington, branch established on 1974/05/01; Chocolay Branch at 1001 M 28 East, Suite 10, branch established on 1995/07/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $224.5 mil, Deposits: $203.7 mil, headquarters in Escanaba, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Michigan Corporation
  • Range Bank, National Association: Marquette 3rd Street Office Branch at 827 N 3rd Street, branch established on 2010/09/01; Marquette City Office at 250 North Mcclellan Avenue, branch established on 2001/05/30. Info updated 2007/01/23: Bank assets: $266.3 mil, Deposits: $228.1 mil, headquarters in Negaunee, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Range Financial Corporation
  • River Valley Bank: Marquette West Branch at 1140 West Washington Street, branch established on 1966/08/29; Marquette North Branch at 1101 North Third Street, branch established on 1968/12/09. Info updated 2007/11/20: Bank assets: $984.4 mil, Deposits: $839.5 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: River Valley Bancorporation, Inc.
  • The Peninsula Bank of Ishpeming: Marquette Branch at 102 N Front Street, branch established on 2001/06/30; Medical Center Branch at 1414 W. Fair Ave., branch established on 2001/11/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $137.3 mil, Deposits: $115.7 mil, headquarters in Ishpeming, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peninsula Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Nmu Card Branch at Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, 1st Floor, branch established on 1996/06/20. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens Bank: 1930 Us 41 West Branch at 1930 U.S. 41 West, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • mBank: Marquette Branch at 300 North Mcclellan Street, branch established on 1993/07/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.3 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Manistique, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Mackinac Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Marquette:

Marital status in Marquette, MI
  • Never married: 53.9%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Marquette:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marquette
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marquette, MI (based on Marquette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,62613
Mainline Protestant10,11331
Evangelical Protestant5,53942
Other8139
Orthodox451
None34,941-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Marquette County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Marquette County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Marquette County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marquette County:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Marquette County:

29.0%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marquette:

51.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Marquette:

50.2%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Marquette:

28.1
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marquette:

19.9%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Marquette:

11.2%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marquette:

30.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Marquette:

59.3%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marquette, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 75$549,406$87,9056$3,720
Police Protection - Officers 33$164,048$59,6540$0
Streets and Highways 27$135,373$60,1660$0
Firefighters 23$91,014$47,4860$0
Other Government Administration 17$85,892$60,63010$8,184
Sewerage 17$71,384$50,3890$0
Water Supply 14$63,105$54,0902$3,178
Local Libraries 12$39,769$39,76925$27,610
Financial Administration 10$41,983$50,3800$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$45,021$54,0251$1,444
Other and Unallocable 10$47,195$56,63461$23,223
Parks and Recreation 8$46,699$70,04912$14,656
Police - Other 5$16,990$40,7765$3,481
Natural Resources 4$17,969$53,9070$0
Welfare 4$15,064$45,19210$8,326
Fire - Other 1$4,847$58,1641$1,887
Totals for Government 270$1,435,759$63,812133$95,709

Marquette government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $2,271,000 ($110.09)
    Sewerage: $1,567,000 ($75.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,410,000 ($68.35)
    Regular Highways: $964,000 ($46.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $846,000 ($41.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $700,000 ($33.93)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $30,827,000 ($1494.35)
    Regular Highways: $6,334,000 ($307.04)
    Sewerage: $4,647,000 ($225.27)
    Police Protection: $4,302,000 ($208.54)
    General - Other: $3,427,000 ($166.13)
    Water Utilities: $3,129,000 ($151.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,724,000 ($132.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,892,000 ($91.72)
    Libraries: $1,642,000 ($79.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,636,000 ($79.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,562,000 ($75.72)
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000 ($59.96)
    Financial Administration: $714,000 ($34.61)
    General Public Buildings: $252,000 ($12.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000 ($1.02)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($9.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,371,000 ($66.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,276,000 ($546.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $284,000 ($13.77)

Marquette government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,358,000 ($259.73)
    Other: $2,270,000 ($110.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,947,000 ($94.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $932,000 ($45.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $618,000 ($29.96)
    Parking Facilities: $44,000 ($2.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,660,000 ($80.47)
    Other: $334,000 ($16.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $777,000 ($37.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,552,000 ($75.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $620,000 ($30.05)
    Interest Earnings: $556,000 ($26.95)
    Rents: $280,000 ($13.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $242,000 ($11.73)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $35,048,000 ($1698.97)
    Water Utilities: $4,190,000 ($203.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,125,000 ($103.01)
    Highways: $1,827,000 ($88.56)
    Other: $299,000 ($14.49)
  • Tax - Property: $16,001,000 ($775.66)
    Other License: $43,000 ($2.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($0.29)

Marquette government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,330,000 ($2439.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,973,000 ($2422.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,965,000 ($676.96)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,215,000 ($592.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,973,000 ($144.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,616,000 ($126.81)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,750,000 ($84.83)

Marquette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,201,000 ($2094.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,215,000 ($592.13)

4.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houghton County, MI  0.22% ($29,655 average AGI)
from Alger County, MI  0.20% ($31,235)
from Delta County, MI  0.20% ($23,580)


5.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Delta County, MI  0.27% ($34,743 average AGI)
to Alger County, MI  0.17% ($40,909)
to Houghton County, MI  0.17% ($31,205)
Businesses in Marquette, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike4
Carson Pirie Scott1Nissan1
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Comfort Suites1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Days Inn2Pier 1 Imports1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos2
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Ramada1
Fashion Bug1Red Lobster1
FedEx7Starbucks2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Target1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Honda1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS14
Jimmy John's2Vans2
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Marquette:

  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marquette:

  • WFXD (103.3 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W294AI (106.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR COUNTY WI)
  • WUPK (94.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WUPX (91.5 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: TACONITE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W260AG (99.9 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLQ (97.1 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LAKES RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marquette:

  • W07DB (Channel 7; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNMU (Channel 13; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: BD. OF CONTROL OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WMQF (Channel 19; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: MARQUETTE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Marquette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.0mTotal length
  • 111,807Total average daily traffic
  • 2,769Total average daily truck traffic
  • 66,983Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marquette, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marquette, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marquette)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marquette, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 272 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marquette)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marquette)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of fires - 91 took place in 2007, and the least - 34 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Marquette, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.9%), and Outside Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marquette, MI
    • 45639.9%Structure Fires
    • 41136.0%Outside Fires
    • 17215.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1049.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marquette, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marquette, Michigan:

  • Value Host Motor Inn, 1101 US Hwy 41 W, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 225-5000, Fax: (906) 225-5096
  • Comfort Suites, 2463 US 41 W, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-0028, Fax: (906) 228-3893
  • Marquette Super 8, 210 Northland Dr, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-8100, Fax: (906) 228-8100
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1010 State Hwy M28 E, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 249-1712, Fax: (906) 249-9051
  • Country Inn & Suites-Marquette, 2472 Us Hwy 41 W, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 225-1300, Fax: (906) 225-9200
  • Hampton Inn Marquette Waterfront, 461 S Lakeshore Blvd, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-6001, Fax: (906) 228-6002
  • Staybridge Suites of Marquette, 855 W Washington St, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 225-9901, Fax: (906) 225-9902
  • My Place, 2383 US Hwy 41 W, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (855) 200-5685, Fax: (906) 232-1112
  • Days Inn, 2403 US 41 W, Marquette, Michigan 49855 , Phone: (906) 225-1393, Fax: (906) 225-9845
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marquette, Michigan
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marquette, MI
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marquette, MI
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Marquette compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Marquette on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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