Marquette County, WI

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Population

15,164

0.544% growth

Median Age

49.4


Median Household Income

$49,052

1.25% growth

Poverty Rate

11.8%


Number of Employees

6,984

1.17% growth

Median Property Value

$144,000

1.05% growth

About

In 2017, Marquette County, WI had a population of 15.2k people with a median age of 49.4 and a median household income of $49,052. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Marquette County, WI grew from 15,082 to 15,164, a 0.544% increase and its median household income grew from $48,445 to $49,052, a 1.25% increase.

The population of Marquette County, WI is 93.6% White Alone, 3.15% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.42% Two or More Races. 4.43% of the people in Marquette County, WI speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Marquette County, WI is $144,000, and the homeownership rate is 80.9%. Most people in Marquette County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Marquette County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Marquette County, WI employs 6.98k people. The largest industries in Marquette County, WI are Manufacturing (1,656 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (853 people), and Retail Trade (688 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($95,357), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,152).

Median household income in Marquette County, WI is $49,052. Males in Marquette County, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Marquette County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,052

2017 value

± $1,428

1.25%

1 Year Growth

± 4.27%

Households in Marquette County, WI have a median annual income of $49,052, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,445 in 2016, which represents a 1.25% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Marquette County, WI made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Marquette County, WI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Marquette County, WI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marquette County, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9604

  2. Census Tract 9605

  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marquette County, WI was Census Tract 9604 with a value of $50,556, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $49,405 and $45,199.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Marquette County, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marquette County, WI (1.75k out of 14.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,680 ± 124

  2. Hispanic

    127 ± 69

  3. Two Or More

    30 ± 70

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marquette County, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.98k

2017 Value

± 258

1.17%

1 Year growth

± 5.16%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marquette County, WI grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 6.9k employees to 6.98k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marquette County, WI, are Production Occupations (1,102 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (830 people), and Management Occupations (584 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marquette County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marquette County, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,102 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (830 people), and Management Occupations (584 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marquette County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.98 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.72 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marquette County, WI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,625), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($70,000), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.98k

2017 Value

± 258

1.17%

1 Year growth

± 5.16%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marquette County, WI grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 6.9k employees to 6.98k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marquette County, WI, are Manufacturing (1,656 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (853 people), and Retail Trade (688 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marquette County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Marquette County, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Marquette County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,656 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (853 people), and Retail Trade (688 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marquette County, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.56 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.34 times), and Public Administration (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marquette County, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($95,357), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,152).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $37.5B

  2. $28B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $37.5B, followed by Mixed freight with $28B and Machinery and $26B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wisconsin products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B

2015 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $493B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.7B

  2. $28.3B

  3. $10.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.7B, followed by Minnesota with $28.3B and Michigan and $10.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wisconsin shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.1% of the population of Marquette County, WI has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.19% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Marquette County, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Marquette County, WI see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 100% decrease from the previous year (15050 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5022 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1076 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Marquette County, WI see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 100% decrease from the previous year (15,050 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.93%

Uninsured

43%

Employer Coverage

15.6%

Medicaid

18.5%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

2.19%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marquette County, WI declined by 0.637% from 7.98% to 7.93%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marquette County, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Marquette County, WI is home to a population of 15.2k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.94% of Marquette County, WI residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Marquette County, WI is composed of 14.2k White Alone residents (93.6%), 478 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.15%), 215 Two or More Races residents (1.42%), 93 Black or African American Alone residents (0.613%), 74 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.488%), 59 Asian Alone residents (0.389%), 38 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.251%), and 7 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0462%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Marquette County, WI are Spanish or Spanish Creole (304 speakers), German (157 speakers), and Other West Germanic Languages (58 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Marquette County, WI was 49.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Marquette County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Marquette County, WI residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.94%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.94% of Marquette County, WI residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marquette County, WI was 2.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Marquette County, WI was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Marquette County, WI residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Marquette County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Marquette County, WI was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.2k ± 48

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    478 ± 117

  3. Two or More Races

    215 ± 45.9

In 2017, there were 29.7 times more White Alone residents (14.2k people) in Marquette County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 478 Hispanic or Latino and 215 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    304 speakers (2.11%)

  2. German

    157 speakers (1.09%)

  3. Other West Germanic Languages

    58 speakers (0.402%)

4.43% of Marquette County, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Marquette County, WI was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.11% of the overall population of Marquette County, WI are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.09% speak German and 0.402% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    612 ± 63

  2. Korea

    148 ± 29

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    124 ± 35

Marquette County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marquette County, WI was $144,000 in 2017, which is 0.662 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $142,500 to $144,000, a 1.05% increase. The homeownership rate in Marquette County, WI is 80.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marquette County, WI have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marquette County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,052

Median Household Income

± $1,428

6.39k

Number of Households

± 237

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.39k households in Marquette County, WI grew to $49,052 from the previous year's value of $48,445.

The following chart displays the households in Marquette County, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$144,000

2017 Median

± $4,863

$142,500

2016 Median

± $5,027

In 2017, the median property value in Marquette County, WI grew to to $144,000 from the previous year's value of $142,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marquette County, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marquette County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Marquette County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marquette County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

80.9%

2017 Homeownership

80.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.9% of the housing units in Marquette County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marquette County, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marquette County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marquette County, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marquette County, WI have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.08% of the workforce in Marquette County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.3%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.07%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Marquette County, WI was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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