Marseilles, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,899 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 2,277  (46.5%)
Females: 2,622  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61341.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,931 (it was $38,432 in 2000)
Marseilles:

$45,931
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,589 (it was $17,793 in 2000)

Marseilles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,626 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Marseilles:

$113,626
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,971; detached houses: $125,435; townhouses or other attached units: $117,881; mobile homes: $62,778

Median gross rent in 2017: $884.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marseilles: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.0%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Marseilles, IL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Marseilles, Illinois as of October 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marseilles is 195 to 1.


Crime rates in Marseilles by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(103.2)
5
(102.9)
8
(163.4)
8
(163.5)
10
(203.1)
2
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
4
(79.8)
2
(40.3)
1
(20.3)
1
(20.4)
2
(41.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(41.3)
1
(20.6)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
25
(505.4)
6
(117.4)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(1,218)
37
(761.3)
46
(939.7)
39
(796.9)
22
(446.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
4
(78.4)
6
(118.7)
7
(139.7)
7
(141.0)
7
(141.9)
4
(81.7)
3
(61.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(660.5)
25
(514.4)
32
(653.7)
36
(735.6)
9
(182.8)
15
(303.2)
8
(156.6)
7
(137.2)
34
(672.5)
28
(558.7)
11
(221.6)
36
(729.6)
27
(551.8)
16
(328.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(1,362)
57
(1,173)
67
(1,369)
45
(919.5)
49
(995.1)
53
(1,071)
47
(919.9)
36
(705.7)
65
(1,286)
71
(1,417)
60
(1,208)
66
(1,338)
65
(1,328)
37
(759.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(103.2)
8
(164.6)
2
(40.9)
3
(61.3)
6
(121.9)
1
(20.2)
4
(78.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.3)
5
(99.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.5)
5
(102.2)
5
(102.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(60.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)447.5378.0428.6383.3314.2249.693.259.4142.8201.5124.3158.5173.5125.3

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City-data.com crime index in Marseilles, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), American (21.2%), Irish (13.9%), Italian (9.7%), Norwegian (6.9%), Polish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/01/1884

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 589 people per square mile   (low).

Marseilles, Illinois map

81 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,809 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,949 (2.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.33 N, Longitude: 88.70 W

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

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Marseilles, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marseilles, IL in 2017
Marseilles satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Marseilles, IL residents
Average permit cost in Marseilles, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Marseilles, IL
Historical housing units in Marseilles, IL
Most common industries in Marseilles, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.1%)
  • Utilities (5.7%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.7%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Marseilles, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Marseilles, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Marseilles, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 4.66. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.66
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.785. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.785
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

8.46

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 Marseilles 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 Marseilles 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 Marseilles 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marseilles topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Marseilles:

Marital status in Marseilles, IL
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Marseilles:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Illinois:

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

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Illinois:

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
Police Protection - Officers 9$50,557$67,4091$448
Police - Other 5$15,796$37,9104$4,305
Sewerage 5$26,049$62,5180$0
Streets and Highways 4$19,775$59,3251$1,601
Water Supply 2$10,361$62,1660$0
Local Libraries 1$2,115$25,3809$11,830
Financial Administration 1$3,802$45,6240$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,123$49,47610$9,509
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$3,095
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$132,578$56,81929$30,788

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $305,000 ($62.26)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,398,000 ($285.36)
    Police Protection: $1,207,000 ($246.38)
    Water Utilities: $580,000 ($118.39)
    Regular Highways: $520,000 ($106.14)
    Sewerage: $502,000 ($102.47)
    Financial Administration: $353,000 ($72.06)
    General Public Buildings: $336,000 ($68.59)
    Libraries: $105,000 ($21.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($16.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $171,000 ($34.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $513,000 ($104.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $343,000 ($70.01)
    Central Staff Services: $165,000 ($33.68)
    Public Welfare - Other: $92,000 ($18.78)
    Police Protection: $76,000 ($15.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($13.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,580,000 ($322.51)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $965,000 ($196.98)
    Other: $235,000 ($47.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($10.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $529,000 ($107.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($9.19)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,107,000 ($225.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,165,000 ($237.80)
    Highways: $176,000 ($35.93)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($14.08)
    Other: $8,000 ($1.63)
  • Tax - Property: $2,251,000 ($459.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $469,000 ($95.73)
    Other License: $39,000 ($7.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,455,000 ($297.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,182,000 ($241.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $462,000 ($94.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $189,000 ($38.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,731,000 ($965.71)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bureau County, IL  0.42% ($38,201 average AGI)
from Kendall County, IL  0.38% ($52,144)
from Cook County, IL  0.37% ($34,585)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($36,259 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.34% ($40,538)
to Cook County, IL  0.27% ($54,857)
Businesses in Marseilles, IL
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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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Marseilles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 371ft / 113mTotal length
  • $475,000Total costs
  • 203,625Total average daily traffic
  • 51,917Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,440Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marseilles, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marseilles, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Marseilles, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

34 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SMITH MINIPLANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1160H , Serial Number: 02264720, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Bradley A Gritt, 2341 N 2453rd Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1485S , Serial Number: 18265032, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel P Mitchell, 2572 N 2879th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
  • Aircraft: SCOTT CAMPBELL HELIO-X (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SOLAR T62-32 (160 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 540HX , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Campbell, 2589 N 2739th Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Campbell, 2589 N 2739th Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 61 took place in 2003, and the least - 22 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Marseilles, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.3%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marseilles, IL
    • 33249.3%Outside Fires
    • 21531.9%Structure Fires
    • 10115.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 253.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marseilles, IL
  • 95.3%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marseilles, IL
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity


Marseilles compared to Illinois 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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+)"
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