Marseilles, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 4,994 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 2,478  (49.6%)
Females: 2,516  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61341.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,641 (it was $38,432 in 2000)
Marseilles:

$34,641
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,816 (it was $17,793 in 2000)

Marseilles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,882 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Marseilles:

$93,882
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $613.

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  • Races in Marseilles, IL (2010)

    Marseilles races chart
    • 4,72192.7%White alone
    • 2845.6%Hispanic
    • 300.6%Two or more races
    • 230.5%Asian alone
    • 170.3%Black alone
    • 160.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marseilles: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (19.8%), Italian (9.2%), United States (8.0%), English (6.8%), Norwegian (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/01/1884

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 601 people per square mile   (low).

Marseilles,IL real estate house value index trend

Marseilles, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Marseilles:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marseilles city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

125 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Marseilles, Illinois as of May 25, 2016.
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 2013: $3,119 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,374 (1.6%)

Marseilles satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $287,500

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.020.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 99255881020014
per 100,000 193.3187.841.4103.2102.9163.4163.5203.140.40.00.019.879.8
Robberies 00121100256101
per 100,000 0.00.020.741.320.620.40.00.0505.4117.419.60.020.0
Assaults 565656593746392201467
per 100,000 1,203.01,168.41,160.41,217.8761.3939.7796.9446.80.019.678.4118.7139.7
Burglaries 32322832253236915873428
per 100,000 687.4667.6580.2660.5514.4653.7735.6182.8303.2156.6137.2672.5558.7
Thefts 64646566576745495347366571
per 100,000 1,374.91,335.31,346.91,362.21,172.81,368.7919.5995.11,071.4919.9705.71,285.61,416.6
Auto thefts 6685823614035
per 100,000 128.9125.2165.8103.2164.640.961.3121.920.278.30.059.399.8
Arson 2220000030000
per 100,000 43.041.741.40.00.00.00.00.060.60.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 529.2514.0394.5465.5393.2445.9398.8326.8259.796.961.8148.6209.6

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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 Marseilles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -186 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Marseilles, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marseilles-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% 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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from Marseilles center
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 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from Marseilles center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 191.9 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 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: 7, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marseilles topographic map

Birthplace of: Mary Morello - Activist, Dwight M. Sabin - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marseilles:

  • RIVERSHORES CARE CENTER (578 WEST COMMERCIAL STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Marseilles:

  • OTTAWA REGIONAL HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • SULLIVAN HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)
  • PLEASANT VIEW LUTHER HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)
  • LA SALLE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)
  • MORRIS HC AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MORRIS, 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: 2,747)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 30 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 35 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Aurora University (about 35 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 35 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Lewis University (about 38 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 43 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marseilles:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 54.5% 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
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, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,42929
Mainline Protestant12,96247
Evangelical Protestant9,47569
Other6899
None60,369-
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: 25
La Salle County:

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
La Salle County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

14.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Marseilles:

13.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Marseilles:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marseilles:

35.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Marseilles:

53.9%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Marseilles:

75.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marseilles, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,802$45,6240$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,123$49,47610$9,509
Police Protection - Officers 9$50,557$67,4091$448
Police - Other 5$15,796$37,9104$4,305
Streets and Highways 4$19,775$59,3251$1,601
Sewerage 5$26,049$62,5180$0
Water Supply 2$10,361$62,1660$0
Local Libraries 1$2,115$25,3809$11,830
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$3,095
Totals for Government 28$132,578$56,81929$30,788

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $556,000 ($111.33)
    Sewerage: $292,000 ($58.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $713,000 ($142.77)
    Police Protection: $550,000 ($110.13)
    Regular Highways: $527,000 ($105.53)
    Sewerage: $476,000 ($95.31)
    Water Utilities: $420,000 ($84.10)
    Central Staff Services: $324,000 ($64.88)
    Fire Protection: $174,000 ($34.84)
    Financial Administration: $137,000 ($27.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($11.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($14.02)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($11.41)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($1.40)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $990,000 ($198.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $246,000 ($49.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $550,000 ($110.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $479,000 ($95.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($42.65)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($13.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($100.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $634,000 ($126.95)
    Highways: $134,000 ($26.83)
    All Other: $114,000 ($22.83)
  • Tax - Property: $726,000 ($145.37)
    Public Utilities: $566,000 ($113.34)
    NEC: $138,000 ($27.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,105,000 ($821.99)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $910,000 ($182.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $736,000 ($147.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,910,000 ($782.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $195,000 ($39.05)
    Other, NEC: $174,000 ($34.84)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($12.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,405,000 ($281.34)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($16.22)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bureau County, IL  0.44% ($27,837 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.27% ($37,508)
from Kendall County, IL  0.26% ($37,214)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bureau County, IL  0.39% ($29,511 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($31,646)
to Kendall County, IL  0.23% ($37,226)

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.)
Marseilles fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Marseilles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 113m371ftTotal length
  • $475,000Total costs
  • 27,575Total average daily traffic
  • 1,645Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marseilles, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Us Army Tower Illinois River Lock & Dam (Lat: 41.327806 Lon: -88.752861), Call Sign: KNDC798
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHz, 45.4400 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Csb Suite 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • Us Army Tower Illinois River Lock And Dam (Lat: 41.327806 Lon: -88.752861), Call Sign: KNEZ577
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.9200 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S. 7th St. - Csb Suite 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • Illini State Pk 1 Mi Sw (Lat: 41.321139 Lon: -88.708417), Call Sign: WNBM926
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2025Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • 2601 N 21st Rd (Lat: 41.327778 Lon: -88.701111), Call Sign: WQKC258, Licensee ID: L01475535
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2009, Expiration Date: 03/25/2019, Certifier: Donald CarpenterRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 01/05/2021, Certifier: Gary FlemingRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2023, Certifier: Stuart L AndersonRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • 2042 N 2653 Rd (Lat: 41.320417 Lon: -88.773194), Call Sign: WQWP711
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.497 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 10/20/2025, Certifier: Tim KosterRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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: LYCOMING IO-540-C4B5 (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 540X , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Campbell, 2589 N 2739th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341

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

  • MARSHELL STATION (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HILLTOP FIRE PIT REST (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRAIRIE LAKES RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARSEILLES LOCK (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GROA THE OUTBACK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Marseilles, IL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Curves1
Circle K1MasterBrand Cabinets2

Marseilles compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Marseilles on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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