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Population in 2012: 5,070 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.9%
 

Males: 2,521  (49.7%)
Females: 2,549  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61341.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,324 (it was $38,432 in 2000)
Marseilles:

$36,324
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,438

Marseilles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,796 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Marseilles:

$94,796
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $111,835; Detached houses: $118,054; Mobile homes: $14,467

Median gross rent in 2012: $658.

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  • White alone - 4,721 (92.7%)
  • Hispanic - 284 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marseilles: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.7%), Irish (21.4%), Italian (8.5%), English (6.4%), Polish (6.0%), Norwegian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/01/1884

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 610 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marseilles:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marseilles city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

126 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Marseilles, Illinois as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Marseilles to the number of sex offenders is 254 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,082 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,870 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (33.8 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (63.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Seneca, IL (2.3 miles ), Dayton, IL (2.5 miles ), Ottawa, IL (2.7 miles ), Naplate, IL (3.0 miles ), Grand Ridge, IL (3.1 miles ), Kinsman, IL (3.4 miles) , Ransom, IL (3.5 miles ), Verona, IL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 88.70 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Best Little City By A Dam Site

Area code: 815

Marseilles household income distribution Marseilles home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Marseilles by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100001000000
per 100,000 0.021.50.00.00.00.020.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 36992558810200
per 100,000 64.4128.9193.3187.841.4103.2102.9163.4163.5203.140.40.00.0
Robberies 00001211002561
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.020.741.320.620.40.00.0505.4117.419.6
Assaults 43455656565937463922014
per 100,000 923.7966.71203.01168.41160.41217.8761.3939.7796.9446.80.019.678.4
Burglaries 19213232283225323691587
per 100,000 408.2451.1687.4667.6580.2660.5514.4653.7735.6182.8303.2156.6137.2
Thefts 63616464656657674549534736
per 100,000 1353.41310.41374.91335.31346.91362.21172.81368.7919.5995.11071.4919.9705.7
Auto thefts 3666858236140
per 100,000 64.4128.9128.9125.2165.8103.2164.640.961.3121.920.278.30.0
Arson 0122200000300
per 100,000 0.021.543.041.741.40.00.00.00.00.060.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 337.3451.3529.3514.1394.6465.6393.3446.0398.9326.9259.896.961.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Illinois average:

2.76

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Marseilles, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -186 (-3.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Marseilles-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Marseilles city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marseilles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Marseilles center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in La Salle County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Mary Morello - Activist, Dwight M. Sabin - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Marseilles:

  • RIVERSHORES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 578 WEST COMMERCIAL STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Marseilles:

  • OTTAWA REGIONAL HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)
  • HOSPICE OF COMMUNITY HOSP OF O (Hospital, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)
  • OTTAWA PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Marseilles, IL

Airports located in Marseilles:


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Operable nuclear power plants near Marseilles:

  • 6 miles: LaSalle County 1 and 2 in Seneca, IL.
  • 15 miles: Dresden 2 in Morris, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marseilles:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 21 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 31 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 6,668)
  • Aurora University (about 35 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 35 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • Lewis University (about 38 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 42 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)
  • North Central College (about 43 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,416)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marseilles:

See full list of schools located in Marseilles, map of school districts: MARSEILLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 150

Library in Marseilles:

  • MARSEILLES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $93,196; Location: 155 EAST BLUFF STREET; 26,023 books; 492 audio materials; 685 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marseilles: Marseilles Area Ambulance Service (A), Marseilles Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marseilles include: First Baptist Church (A), First Church of God (B), First Congregational Church (C), Immanuel Lutheran Church (D), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Marseilles Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Long Creek (A), Gum Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Marseilles: Marseilles State Fish and Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: The Cliffs Insane Terrain Inc (Recreation Areas; 2400 East Bluff Street).

 
La Salle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • TACO TIME (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLENWOOD OUTBACK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.8% for other race residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marseilles, IL

70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Marseilles compared to Illinois state average:

Marseilles, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Marseilles (2011 data):

  • Marseilles Bank: Drive-In Facility at 508 Roath Street, branch established on 1972/11/03; at 101 East Bluff Street, branch established on 1945/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.5 mil, Deposits: $39.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Marseilles Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Twin Oaks Savings Bank: at 125 West Bluff Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.0 mil, Deposits: $57.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Marseilles travel time to work - commute


Marseilles mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Marseilles city (based on La Salle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.49%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents64.2%9.8%8.0%2.3%2.1%
Congregations22.1%18.4%8.1%4.4%5.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.3%6.6%
Congregations2.9%4.4%2.9%2.9%28.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Here:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
La Salle County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
This county:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
La Salle County:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
La Salle County:

8.9%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,144$37,7280$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,410$40,9207$4,842
Police Protection - Officers 9$41,809$55,7451$228
Police - Other 5$13,063$31,3513$2,192
Streets and Highways 4$16,353$49,0591$815
Sewerage 5$21,542$51,7010$0
Water Supply 2$8,568$51,4080$0
Local Libraries 1$1,749$20,9886$6,024
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,576
Totals for Government 28$109,638$46,98821$15,677

Marseilles government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $556,000 ($109.66)
    Sewerage: $292,000 ($57.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $713,000 ($140.63)
    Police Protection: $550,000 ($108.48)
    Regular Highways: $527,000 ($103.94)
    Sewerage: $476,000 ($93.89)
    Water Utilities: $420,000 ($82.84)
    Central Staff Services: $324,000 ($63.91)
    Fire Protection: $174,000 ($34.32)
    Financial Administration: $137,000 ($27.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($10.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($13.81)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($11.24)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($1.38)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.39)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $990,000 ($195.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $246,000 ($48.52)

Marseilles government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $550,000 ($108.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $479,000 ($94.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($42.01)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($13.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($98.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $634,000 ($125.05)
    Highways: $134,000 ($26.43)
    All Other: $114,000 ($22.49)
  • Tax - Property: $726,000 ($143.20)
    Public Utilities: $566,000 ($111.64)
    NEC: $138,000 ($27.22)

Marseilles government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,105,000 ($809.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $910,000 ($179.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $736,000 ($145.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,910,000 ($771.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $195,000 ($38.46)
    Other, NEC: $174,000 ($34.32)

Marseilles government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($11.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,405,000 ($277.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($15.98)

5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($128 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bureau County, IL  0.47% ($30,479 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.44% ($40,520)
from Kendall County, IL  0.39% ($48,291)


5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($30,241 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.38% ($37,749)
to Kendall County, IL  0.29% ($40,023)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marseilles:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMY (1430 AM; 1 kW; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPL (1250 AM; 1 kW; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marseilles:

  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marseilles:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Marseilles, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Marseilles fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 2008 00:40 AM, Us-6, Jefferson, Lat: 41.327078, Lon: -88.686233, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 7, 2007 01:30 PM, Main, Lat: 41.327406, Lon: -88.709031, Vehicles: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 2002 02:16 AM, Rutland St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 4, 1994 12:40 AM, Broadway, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 30, 1993 03:45 PM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1988 12:00 PM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 1986 09:38 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 68 meters (223ft)
Total costs: $475,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,110
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 38,144

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marseilles, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Marseilles)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Us Army Tower Illinois River Lock & Dam (Lat: 41.327806 Lon: -88.752861), Call Sign: KNDC798
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHz, 45.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Csb Suite 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • Us Army Tower Illinois River Lock And Dam (Lat: 41.327806 Lon: -88.752861), Call Sign: KNEZ577
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Csb Suite 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • Illini State Pk 1 Mi Sw (Lat: 41.321139 Lon: -88.708417), Call Sign: WNBM926
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 01/30/2015
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 2601 N 21st Rd (Lat: 41.327778 Lon: -88.701111), Call Sign: WQKC258, Licensee ID: L01475535
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/2009, Expiration Date: 03/25/2019, Certifier: Donald Carpenter
    Registrant: Exelon Nuclear, 2601 N 21st Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341-9757, Phone: (815) 415-3292, Email:
  • ADMINISTRATION OFFIC, 880 Commercial Street (Lat: 41.329444 Lon: -88.723056), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQNE265
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 01/05/2021, Certifier: Gary Fleming
    Registrant: Siemens Water Techologies Corp., 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:
  • Lat: 41.418889 Lon: -88.633556, Call Sign: WQQJ211
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.082 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2023, Certifier: Stuart L Anderson
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marseilles)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW535A (3400 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 428SJ , Serial Number: 560-0584, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Jakma Air LLC, 2103 N 2653rd Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/11/2002, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: HINDMAN OTIS R EIPPER MX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4915Y , Serial Number: 1722, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rr 2 Po Box 324a, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680-4P-B4 (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52212 , Serial Number: 754229, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): William S Crawford, Rt 1, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: CAMPBELL SCOTT A KNIFE EDGE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 540X , Serial Number: 001
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Campbell, 2589 N 2739th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6235S , Serial Number: 15067035, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Dawn Trompeter, 2765 E 2625th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: KAMMERER ALLAN W QUICKSILVER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7071N , Serial Number: 298, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Allan W Kammerer, 2370 N 32nd Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7917B , Serial Number: 29717, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Robert H Dba Anderson, 2625 N 3350th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341, Other Owners: Township Constr Co Miller


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Marseilles


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marseilles, IL

Most common first names in Marseilles, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7576.7 years
Mary5680.2 years
William5375.7 years
James4771.8 years
Robert4270.4 years
Charles3773.6 years
Joseph3774.0 years
George3473.9 years
Margaret3378.8 years
Edward3172.3 years
Most common last names in Marseilles, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4774.9 years
Smith2777.3 years
Brown2478.1 years
Anderson2074.8 years
Thomas1568.8 years
Cox1473.7 years
Morello1478.9 years
Miller1373.7 years
Olson1279.2 years
Hicks1173.0 years

Businesses in Marseilles, IL

  • Burger King: 1
  • Curves: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2


Marseilles on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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