Marquette County MI Information


Marquette County Subdivisions

Marquette County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 67,940
Population in Households 63,321
Population in Familes 47,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,619
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 28,351
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 16,920
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 35,351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,239 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,112 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,000 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $129,516
Average Home Value $157,588


Median Household Income $46,203
Average Household Income $59,180
Per Capita Income $25,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.16%
Households 0.47% 0.31%
Families 0.24% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Marquette County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marquette County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 66th
Population Density1 # 60 29th
Diversity Index2 # 49 42nd
Median Household Income # 28 67th
Per Capita Income # 23 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.