Marquette, MI

Census Place

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2022 Population
20,673
0.545% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
30.2
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
23.1%
12.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$51,599
9.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$231,500
20.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,264
4.14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Marquette, MI had a population of 20.7k people with a median age of 30.2 and a median household income of $51,599. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Marquette, MI grew from 20,561 to 20,673, a 0.545% increase and its median household income grew from $47,179 to $51,599, a 9.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marquette, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.39%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.26%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.69%), and White (Hispanic) (0.808%).

None of the households in Marquette, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Marquette, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marquette, MI are Northern Michigan University (1,790 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Marquette, MI was $231,500, and the homeownership rate was 47.7%.

Most people in Marquette, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Marquette, MI was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Marquette, MI is home to a population of 20.7k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.35% of Marquette, MI residents were born outside of the country (900 people).

In 2022, there were 26.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.4k people) in Marquette, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 700 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 674 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Marquette, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Marquette, MI was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marquette, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.4k ± 213
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    700 ± 146
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    674 ± 129
2.8%
Hispanic Population
578 people

In 2022, there were 26.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.4k people) in Marquette, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 700 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 674 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.8% of the people in Marquette, MI are hispanic (578 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Marquette, MI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.35%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
900 people
3.99%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
821 people

As of 2022, 4.35% of Marquette, MI residents (900 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marquette, MI was 3.99%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    445 ± 135
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    130 ± 74
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    123 ± 70

Marquette, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Marquette, MI employs 11.3k people. The largest industries in Marquette, MI are Accommodation & Food Services (1,838 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,825 people), and Retail Trade (1,777 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($115,972), Wholesale Trade ($87,813), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,250).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.3k
2022 Value
± 813
4.14%
1 Year growth
± 9.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marquette, MI grew at a rate of 4.14%, from 10.8k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marquette, MI, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,646 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,255 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,067 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marquette, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.3k
2022 Value
± 813
4.14%
1 Year growth
± 9.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marquette, MI grew at a rate of 4.14%, from 10.8k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marquette, MI, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,838 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,825 people), and Retail Trade (1,777 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marquette, MI, though some of these residents may live in Marquette, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$30,545
Median earning men ± $2,624
$19,765
Median earning women ± $3,111

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,024), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,284), and Manufacturing ($58,972).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($180,417), Construction ($55,469), and Public Administration ($46,964).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Marquette, MI awarded 1,790 degrees. The student population of Marquette, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,817 male students and 4,153 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marquette, MI are White (1,555 and 87.9%), followed by Two or More Races (77 and 4.35%), Hispanic or Latino (59 and 3.34%), and Black or African American (29 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in Marquette, MI by number of degrees awarded are Northern Michigan University (1,790 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Marquette, MI are General Biological Sciences (108 and 6.03%), General Studies (103 and 5.75%), and Registered Nursing (103 and 5.75%).

The median tuition cost in Marquette, MI for a public four year colleges is $12,096 for in-state students and $17,718 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Marquette, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,970 (40.4% men and 59.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,970 students enrolled in Marquette, MI, 40.4% men and 59.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,916 records, of which 60.1% were women and 39.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 103 degrees awarded
  2. 99 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Marquette, MI was Registered Nursing with 103 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Marquette, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,790 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northern Michigan University with 1,790 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 704 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marquette, MI, which is 0.648 times less than the 1,086 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,555 degrees mean that there were 20.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($12,096) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($852) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($750) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marquette, MI was $231,500 in 2022, which is 0.821 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $192,200 to $231,500, a 20.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Marquette, MI is 47.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Marquette, MI have an average commute time of 12.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marquette, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marquette, MI is $51,599. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Marquette, MI was Census Tract 13 with a value of $72,465, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $70,492 and $61,036.

Property

$231,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,748
$4,020
Median Property Taxes
±$359

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Rent vs Own

47.7%
Homeownership
2022
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 47.7% of the housing units in Marquette, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 13
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 2

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marquette, MI was Census Tract 13 with a value of $72,465, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $70,492 and $61,036.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,599
Median Household Income
± $3,075
8.42k
Number of Households
± 586

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.42k households in Marquette, MI grew to $51,599 from the previous year's value of $47,179.

The following chart displays the households in Marquette, MI 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marquette, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.4%)
  2. Walked (12.7%)
  3. Carpooled (9.66%)

In 2022, 68.4% of workers in Marquette, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (12.7%) and those who carpooled to work (9.66%).

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Commute Time

12.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marquette, MI have a shorter commute time (12.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1% of the workforce in Marquette, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

23.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marquette, MI (4.08k out of 17.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

94.7% of the population of Marquette, MI has health coverage, with 53.5% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Marquette County, MI see 855 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.47% decrease from the previous year (924 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1097 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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855 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marquette County, MI

Primary care physicians in Marquette County, MI see an average of 855 patients per year. This represents a 7.47% decrease from the previous year (924 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marquette County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 14.9% under 18 years, 42.2% between 18 and 34 years, 27.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.34%
Uninsured
53.5%
Employer Coverage
14.5%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marquette, MI grew by 5.49% from 5.06% to 5.34%.

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