Marquette, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 21,491 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 11,307  (52.6%)
Females: 10,184  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  29.2 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49855.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,264 (it was $29,918 in 2000)
Marquette:

$37,264
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,441 (it was $17,787 in 2000)

Marquette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $166,408 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Marquette:

$166,408
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $639.

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  • Races in Marquette, MI (2013)

    Marquette races chart
    • 19,24189.5%White alone
    • 8944.2%Black alone
    • 6232.9%Two or more races
    • 2921.4%American Indian alone
    • 3051.4%Hispanic
    • 1310.6%Asian alone
    • 110.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Marquette: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (9.3%), English (8.8%), French (7.0%), Polish (6.1%), Swedish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,884 people per square mile   (low).

Marquette,MI real estate house value index trend

Marquette, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Marquette:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marquette city:

  • Never married: 53.1%
  • Now married: 31.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

315 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 155 registered sex offenders living in Marquette, Michigan as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marquette to the number of sex offenders is 139 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,413 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,696 (1.3%)

Marquette satellite photo by USGS

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: +6,178 (+28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,825 (74.2%)

Area code: 906

Marquette household income distribution Marquette home values distribution

Crime rates in Marquette by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.70.00.0
Rapes 6109117146129111999
per 100,000 30.450.343.753.033.868.229.357.743.052.889.041.841.7
Robberies 3102133222102
per 100,000 15.25.00.09.64.814.614.79.69.59.64.70.09.3
Assaults 2215101771413314814128
per 100,000 111.375.448.581.833.868.263.514.466.838.465.655.737.1
Burglaries 33636542424357566039513131
per 100,000 167.0316.9315.4202.2203.1209.4278.5269.3286.5187.1239.0143.9143.6
Thefts 361377373340336392378335371330355392284
per 100,000 1,826.51,896.21,810.11,636.91,624.71,909.41,846.91,611.11,771.51,582.81,663.61,819.91,315.4
Auto thefts 262322161830169118896
per 100,000 131.5115.7106.877.087.0146.178.243.352.538.437.541.827.8
Arson 2332321310300
per 100,000 10.115.114.69.614.59.74.914.44.80.014.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 128.6144.2129.8129.6106.7154.1123.2121.9128.1116.2159.4114.995.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Marquette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 39 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,361 (-10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Marquette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 442.6 miles away from Marquette 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 the city 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

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) - Player of football.

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)
  • 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)
  • D J JACOBETTI MICHIGAN VETERANS FACIL (425 FISHER ST)
  • NORLITE NURSING CENTER (701 HOMESTEAD ST)

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: 165; Location: 500 S 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 4)
  • FR MARQUETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 414 W COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 5 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Marquette, School District: MARQUETTE AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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

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

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.3%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.9% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 42.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Marquette, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Marquette compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above 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.
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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marquette, Michigan:

  • Village Inn Of Marquette, 1301 N Third St, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 226-9400, Fax: (906) 226-9400
  • Brentwood Motor Inn, 2603 US 41 W, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-7494
  • Marquette Super 8 Motel, 1275 US 41 W 5, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-8100, Fax: (906) 228-8100
  • Value Host Motor Inn, 1101 US Hwy 41 W, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 225-5000, Fax: (906) 225-5096
  • Comfort Suites, 2463 US 41 W, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-0028, Fax: (906) 228-3893
  • Marquette Super 8, 210 Northland Dr, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 228-8100, Fax: (906) 228-8100
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1010 State Hwy M28 E, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 249-1712, Fax: (906) 249-9051
  • Country Inn & Suites-Marquette, 2472 Us Hwy 41 W, Marquette, MI 49855 , Phone: (906) 225-1300, Fax: (906) 225-9200
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marquette, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Michigan average:

11.0

Marquette travel time to work - commute Marquette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Marquette city (based on Marquette County data)

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.
Michigan:

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

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Marquette County:

29.0%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$42,872$51,4460$0
Other Government Administration 16$79,270$59,45313$10,253
Police Protection - Officers 34$164,157$57,9380$0
Police - Other 5$16,862$40,4694$1,220
Firefighters 25$109,580$52,5980$0
Fire - Other 1$4,636$55,6321$549
Streets and Highways 27$121,728$54,1010$0
Welfare 4$13,552$40,6568$5,475
Sewerage 18$78,821$52,5470$0
Parks and Recreation 9$44,951$59,93516$12,000
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$40,472$53,9630$0
Natural Resources 2$9,396$56,3760$0
Water Supply 14$58,210$49,8943$3,317
Electric Power 78$486,075$74,7819$5,314
Local Libraries 13$40,930$37,78227$25,720
Other and Unallocable 10$41,413$49,6964$2,703
Totals for Government 275$1,352,925$59,03785$66,551

Marquette government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $2,466,000 ($114.75)
    Sewerage: $2,087,000 ($97.11)
    Water Utilities: $2,000,000 ($93.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,835,000 ($85.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $949,000 ($44.16)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $20,181,000 ($939.04)
    Regular Highways: $5,168,000 ($240.47)
    Police Protection: $2,944,000 ($136.99)
    Sewerage: $2,763,000 ($128.57)
    Water Utilities: $2,270,000 ($105.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,938,000 ($90.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,758,000 ($81.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,564,000 ($72.77)
    General - Other: $1,365,000 ($63.51)
    Libraries: $1,257,000 ($58.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,192,000 ($55.47)
    Central Staff Services: $930,000 ($43.27)
    Financial Administration: $642,000 ($29.87)
    Public Welfare - Other: $333,000 ($15.49)
    General Public Buildings: $150,000 ($6.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000 ($0.60)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.28)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $349,000 ($16.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $971,000 ($45.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $122,000 ($5.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($3.02)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($2.14)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($1.21)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,108,000 ($470.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $314,000 ($14.61)

Marquette government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,401,000 ($158.25)
    Sewerage: $2,508,000 ($116.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,193,000 ($55.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $684,000 ($31.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $467,000 ($21.73)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($0.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,585,000 ($166.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,189,000 ($55.33)
    All Other: $266,000 ($12.38)
    Electric Utilities: $175,000 ($8.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $143,000 ($6.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,360,000 ($63.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $865,000 ($40.25)
    Rents: $137,000 ($6.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000 ($5.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000 ($4.47)
    Special Assessments: $90,000 ($4.19)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $23,589,000 ($1097.62)
    Water Utilities: $3,332,000 ($155.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,458,000 ($114.37)
    Highways: $1,771,000 ($82.41)
    All Other: $418,000 ($19.45)
  • Tax - Property: $8,521,000 ($396.49)
    Other License: $25,000 ($1.16)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,000 ($0.14)

Marquette government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,059,000 ($2096.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,680,000 ($1799.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $31,465,000 ($1464.10)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $29,715,000 ($1382.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,379,000 ($296.82)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,750,000 ($81.43)

Marquette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000 ($2.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,546,000 ($956.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,779,000 ($1385.65)

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Marquette County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houghton County, MI  0.23% ($24,932 average AGI)
from Delta County, MI  0.23% ($23,690)
from Alger County, MI  0.22% ($28,018)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houghton County, MI  0.20% ($25,608 average AGI)
to Delta County, MI  0.19% ($32,125)
to Dickinson County, MI  0.16% ($30,525)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Marquette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • 98,393Total average daily traffic
  • 2,005Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
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: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marquette, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (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: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 229 (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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 103
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Marquette

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marquette, MI
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

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