Marquette, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Marquette, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Marquette had a population of 20,847 as of July 1, 2018. Marquette ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marquette is located at latitude 46.5507 and longitude -87.3958 in Marquette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marquette (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.41 sq. miles and a water area of 8.13 sq. miles. Marquette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 666 feet.

The City of Marquette (GNIS ID: 1626697) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Marquette, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,847
Population in Households 17,344
Population in Familes 10,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,503
Population Density2 1,826
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $40,757
Average Household Income $58,960
Per Capita Income $25,418


Total Housing Units 9,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,134 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,399 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 597 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $177,495
Average Home Value $210,910


Total Households 8,534
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 3,775
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.29% -0.06%
Households 0.31% 0.0%
Families -0.04% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Marquette, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marquette to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 59 92nd
Population Density # 158 77th
Diversity Index # 233 66th
Median Household Income # 516 26th
Per Capita Income # 296 57th

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