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Marquette County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2016: 66,435 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 64,634 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,847
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,145
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,990
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,546 (it was 7,777 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

28%

Land area: 1821 sq. mi.

Water area: 1604.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marquette County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.5%), Construction (15.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Marquette County, Michigan:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.7 years
Males: 33,826  (50.9%)
Females: 32,609  (49.1%)
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Marquette County,MI real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Marquette County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,275 ($35,548 in 1999)

This county:

$51,275
Michigan:

$52,492

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $632 (lower quartile is $436, upper quartile is $861)
This county:

$632
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $155,400 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Marquette:

$155,400
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,900 - $242,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $182,102
Here:

$182,102
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $284,060
Here:

$284,060
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $75,213
Here:

$75,213
State:

$125,779

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $258,352
Here:

$258,352
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $35,043
Here:

$35,043
State:

$51,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,127
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $430

Institutionalized population: 2,041

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 70
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 91
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 272 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2005: 237 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2006: 204 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2007: 122 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2008: 123 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2010: 84 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2011: 91 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2012: 107 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2013: 95 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2014: 92 buildings, average cost: $204,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Marquette, MI residents
Average permit cost in Marquette, MI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,910 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,469 (1.1%)

Marquette County household income distribution in 2013 Marquette County home values distribution in 2013 Marquette County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.3%
Marquette County:

16.3%
Michigan:

15.0%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 21.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.7% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.4 years old
(Males: 38.1 years old, Females: 38.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.5 years old, Black residents: 33.3 years old, American Indian residents: 41.4 years old, Asian residents: 30.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marquette County is $423 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $633 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marquette, Ishpeming, Negaunee, West Ishpeming, K. I. Sawyer, Trowbridge Park, Gwinn, K. I. Sawyer AFB, Harvey, Republic.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 6,988
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,295 (66.0% naturalized citizens)

Marquette County:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3902010 or later
  • 2662000 to 2009
  • 1771990 to 1999
  • 1161980 to 1989
  • 1351970 to 1979
  • 418Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.6%

Marquette County marital status for males Marquette County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,491
  • One, attached: 839
  • Two: 1,501
  • 3 or 4: 1,026
  • 5 to 9: 1,344
  • 10 to 19: 612
  • 20 to 49: 807
  • 50 or more: 396
  • Mobile homes: 1,573

Housing units in Marquette County with a mortgage: 11,009 (276 second mortgage, 1,217 home equity loan, 72 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,977

Here:

61.1% with mortgage
State:

60.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marquette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,62613
Mainline Protestant10,11331
Evangelical Protestant5,53942
Other8139
Orthodox451
None34,941-
Marquette County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Marquette County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Marquette County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 52
This county:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marquette County:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Marquette County:

29.0%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Marquette County:

Average size of farms: 188 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,107
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $220.31
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,266
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,461
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 26.67%
Corn for grain: 116 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 62 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 464.3 miles away from Marquette County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 408.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 496.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 352.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 440.9 miles away from Marquette County center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 293.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4121: June 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2002 to May 09, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1413: May 06, 2002, FEMA Id: 1413, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Michigan Tower Lake Complex Fire, Incident Period: May 05, 1999 to May 09, 1999, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 06, 1999, FEMA Id: 2261, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Michigan Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 02, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3137: January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Severe Freeze, Incident Period: January 10, 1994 to June 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1028: May 10, 1994, FEMA Id: 1028, Natural disaster type: Freeze
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Marquette County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (18%)
  • Nepal (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Other Northern Europe (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marquette County


  • Finnish (16%)
  • German (10%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)

Marquette County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,255 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,847 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 184 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 160 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 245 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 1,704 (5.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,073 (3.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Marquette County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 1,911 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,112 people in state prisons
  • 623 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 13 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Marquette County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 2,486 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,232 people in state prisons
  • 663 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 99 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 60 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 30 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,466.

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

Here:

5.25%
Michigan average:

5.09%


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

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.03%

2.84% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($15,154 average AGI)
2.37% relocated from other states ($16,647 average AGI)
Marquette County:

2.37%
Michigan average:

1.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houghton County, MI  0.23% ($24,932 average AGI)
from Delta County, MI  0.23% ($23,690)
from Alger County, MI  0.22% ($28,018)
from Oakland County, MI  0.14% ($33,222)
from Dickinson County, MI  0.14% ($28,286)
from Brown County, WI  0.12% ($30,903)
from Baraga County, MI  0.11% ($36,107)


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

Here:

4.78%
Michigan average:

5.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.34% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($13,406 average AGI)
2.45% relocated to other states ($16,828 average AGI)
Marquette County:

2.45%
Michigan average:

2.00%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houghton County, MI  0.20% ($25,608 average AGI)
to Delta County, MI  0.19% ($32,125)
to Dickinson County, MI  0.16% ($30,525)
to Alger County, MI  0.15% ($40,000)
to Kent County, MI  0.11% ($18,071)
to Oakland County, MI  0.11% ($37,778)
to Brown County, WI  0.10% ($25,208)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Marquette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Marquette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marquette County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marquette County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Marquette County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marquette County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marquette County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marquette County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Marquette County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,084 (9,089 aged, 1,995 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 841 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Marquette County, Michigan in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,176)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (791)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (665)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (447)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (397)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (345)
  • Unspecified dementia (303)
  • Congestive heart failure (237)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (184)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (132)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,934
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 475
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,971

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 910
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,010
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.1
  • Other - 55.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 66,435
  • In family households: 46,069 (7,830 male householders, 7,658 female householders)
    12,026 spouses, 15,127 children (14,162 natural, 376 adopted, 589 stepchildren), 1,022 grandchildren, 234 brothers or sisters, 449 parents, 449 other relatives, 1,274 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,118 (5,086 male householders (3,957 living alone)), 5,248 female householders (3,800 living alone)), 5,784 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,248

Size of family households: 8,290 2-persons, 3,069 3-persons, 2,417 4-persons, 1,157 5-persons, 468 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,757 1-person, 1,806 2-persons, 198 3-persons, 573 4-persons.

7,817 married couples with children.
3,111 single-parent households (1,049 men, 2,062 women).

96.2% of residents of Marquette speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 51% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $355,954,000 ($5,487 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $21,708,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $180,408,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $83,878,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,116,000
Federal grants: $63,049,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,045,000 ($3,650,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,458,000 ($3,211,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $44,347,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,110,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,844,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,241
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,376
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +137
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +209
Here +3 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marquette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.91 millions of gallons per day (49% from ground, 51% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Marquette County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Marquette County, Michigan
  • 792014 or later
  • 2972010 to 2013
  • 2,9422000 to 2009
  • 4,0111990 to 1999
  • 1,7151980 to 1989
  • 6,6721970 to 1979
  • 4,6251960 to 1969
  • 4,4921950 to 1959
  • 2,0341940 to 1949
  • 7,7221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marquette County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marquette County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marquette County, Michigan
  • 201 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 4043 rooms
  • 1,5234 rooms
  • 3,6365 rooms
  • 4,3716 rooms
  • 3,1377 rooms
  • 2,2558 rooms
  • 3,5569+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marquette County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marquette County, Michigan
  • 2241 room
  • 4562 rooms
  • 1,3883 rooms
  • 1,2294 rooms
  • 1,3095 rooms
  • 9436 rooms
  • 9617 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 2709+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marquette County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marquette County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marquette County, Michigan
  • 20no bedroom
  • 7001 bedroom
  • 3,8552 bedrooms
  • 9,7813 bedrooms
  • 3,9314 bedrooms
  • 6995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marquette County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marquette County, Michigan
  • 224no bedroom
  • 1,7601 bedroom
  • 2,2142 bedrooms
  • 1,2213 bedrooms
  • 1,3854 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marquette County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Marquette County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marquette County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 398no vehicle
  • 5,4711 vehicle
  • 8,7522 vehicles
  • 3,0873 vehicles
  • 6724 vehicles
  • 6065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marquette County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marquette County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 690no vehicle
  • 2,8061 vehicle
  • 2,3732 vehicles
  • 4383 vehicles
  • 5294 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

79.7% of Marquette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Michigan.

Marquette County:

79.7%
State average:

85.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 51,320
  • Other state: 12,950
  • Northeast: 1,106
  • Midwest: 7,557
  • South: 2,737
  • West: 1,550
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marquette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 518
Here:

9.4%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

1.2%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 686
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

13.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Marquette County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $1,497,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $10,543,000
    Regular Highways: $9,497,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,108,000
    General - Other: $4,792,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,417,000
    Police Protection: $3,433,000
    Sewerage: $2,251,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,987,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,798,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,636,000
    Air Transportation: $1,407,000
    Financial Administration: $1,265,000
    General Public Buildings: $801,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $450,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $379,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $179,000
    Parks & Recreation: $165,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $15,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $538,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $430,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    Judicial: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,670,000

Marquette County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,236,000
  • Charges - All Other: $15,134,000
    Sewerage: $619,000
    Parks & Recreation: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,115,000
    Highways: $1,649,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,202,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,803,000
    Highways: $673,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,400,000
    Interest Earnings: $464,000
    Rents: $212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,239,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,213,000
    All Other: $2,091,000
    General Support: $1,491,000
    Public Welfare: $1,137,000
    Housing & Community Development: $297,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,780,000
    NEC: $675,000
    Other Selective Sales: $224,000

Marquette County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,750,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $687,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,788,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,649,000

Marquette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,313,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,006
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 948
  • Number of recipients under 18: 109
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 762
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 135
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 419
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 456
Marquette County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Marquette County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Marquette County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John58475.2 years
William45075.9 years
Mary35578.9 years
Robert29770.7 years
George24275.8 years
James22469.1 years
Joseph20877.3 years
Helen20180.0 years
Charles18777.7 years
Edward16676.9 years
Most common last names in Marquette County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson34778.7 years
Anderson27477.3 years
Maki14976.5 years
Peterson13976.4 years
Larson11176.1 years
Carlson10577.3 years
Koski8476.8 years
Hill8374.6 years
Nelson7872.5 years
Smith7475.1 years
Businesses in Marquette County, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Applebee's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's4
Best Western1Menards1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike4
Burger King2Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet2Payless1
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn2Quiznos2
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
Econo Lodge1Red Lobster1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx9Starbucks2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Target1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Honda1True Value2
JCPenney1U-Haul6
Jimmy John's2UPS19
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

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