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Population (year 2000): 19,661. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,581 (+4.7% change)
Males: 9,548 (48.6%), Females: 10,113 (51.4%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $29,918 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Marquette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.5%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), French (12.9%), English (12.6%), Irish (11.7%), Swedish (8.6%), Italian (7.0%).

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Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles

Marquette,

For population 25 years and over in Marquette

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marquette city

  • Never married: 44.5%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -2,361 (-10.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bay, WI Green (146.9 miles pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (244.8 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (326.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park, MI (2.4 miles Trowbridge MI (5.2 miles Harvey, MI Negaunee, (14.2 miles MI (14.9 miles Palmer, I. Sawyer AFB, MI K. (15.1 miles MI Gwinn, (18.6 miles MI Ishpeming, (18.7 miles Ishpeming, MI (21.9 miles West

Latitude: 46.55 N, Longitude: 87.40 W

Area code: 906


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (33.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.0%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,708 (+29.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,994 (71.7%)


 

Crime in Marquette by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 16 10 6 10 9 11
    per 100,000 81.4 50.9 30.5 50.9 45.8 55.9
Robberies 3 1 3 1 0 2
    per 100,000 15.3 5.1 15.3 5.1 0.0 10.2
Assaults 14 10 22 15 10 17
    per 100,000 71.2 50.9 111.9 76.3 50.9 86.5
Burglaries 61 51 33 63 65 42
    per 100,000 310.3 259.4 167.8 320.4 330.6 213.6
Thefts 457 476 361 377 373 340
    per 100,000 2324.4 2421.0 1836.1 1917.5 1897.2 1729.3
Auto thefts 16 27 26 23 22 16
    per 100,000 81.4 137.3 132.2 117.0 111.9 81.4
172.6 163.1 134.9 145.6 136.5 133.4


Average climate in Marquette, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marquette,

Birthplace of: John Gilmore - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Sep 21, 1979).


Hospital/medical center in Marquette:
  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL (420 WEST MAGNETIC STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Marquette:
  • BELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • MUNISING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 50 miles; MUNISING, MI)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 59 miles; ESCANABA, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marquette:
  • SAWYER INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; ID: SAW)
  • DELTA COUNTY (about 62 miles; ESCANABA, MI; ID: ESC)
  • FORD (about 70 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; ID: IMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marquette:
  • EDWARD F JOHNSON (about 31 miles; ISHPEMING, MI; ID: M61)
  • BONNIE FIELD (about 36 miles; ROCK, MI; ID: 6Y4)
  • W GLADSTONE (about 52 miles; GLADSTONE, MI; ID: 9C9)

Amtrak station:
MARQUETTE (MARQUETTE CTA, 145 W. SPRING ST.) - Bus Station

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 11 $35,012 $38,194 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $15,401 $36,962 22 $14,161
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $35,723 $38,970 8 $4,871
Electric Power 79 $327,119 $49,688 6 $2,511
Other and Unallocable 19 $67,007 $42,320 17 $9,401
Streets and Highways 44 $158,332 $43,181 1 $1,428
Water Supply 14 $48,270 $41,374 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $50,882 $40,705 1 $748
Other Government Administration 10 $42,418 $50,901 12 $4,240
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,621 $51,726 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 35 $129,656 $44,453 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $15,828 $31,656 5 $2,404
Firefighters 25 $83,853 $40,249 1 $297
Fire - Other 1 $3,151 $37,812 0 $0
Totals for Government 277 $1,021,272 $44,242 73 $40,060


Colleges/Universities in Marquette:
  • NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 7,374; Location: 1401 PRESQUE ISLE; Public; Website: www.nmu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MARQUETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL (FT enrollment: 10; Location: 420 W MAGNETIC ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mgh.org)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Marquette:
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 90 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 147 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,794)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 150 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,198)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 154 miles; DE PERE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 168 miles; APPLETON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE (about 179 miles; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,343)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 190 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; FT enrollment: 9,057)
Public high school in Marquette:
  • MARQUETTE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,332; Location: 1203 W. FAIR AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Marquette:
  • BOTHWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 848; Location: 1200 TIERNEY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRAVERAET INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 611 N. FRONT STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • CHERRY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 1111 ORTMAN ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • SANDY KNOLL SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 401 N. 6TH STREET; Grades: KG - 03)
  • SUPERIOR HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 1201 S. MCCLELLAN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • VANDENBOOM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 1175 ERIE STREET; Grades: KG - 03)
  • MARQUETTE-ALGER ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT (Students: 140; Location: 321 E. OHIO STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Marquette:
  • FR MARQUETTE CATHOLIC SCH (Students: 365; Location: 500 SOUTH FOURTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FR. MARQUETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 414 WEST COLLEGE; Grades: 5 - 8)
Library in Marquette:
  • PETER WHITE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,051,954; Location: 217 NORTH FRONT STREET; 124,128 books; 9,658 audio materials; 4,993 video materials; 353 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • silver creek elementary closed a couple years ago and remains empty

Notable locations in Marquette: Presque Isle Station Upper Peninsula Generating Company (A), Murphy Oil Corporation (B), Lake Superior Yacht Yard (C), Campbell Supply Company (D), Marquette Dock Association (E), Marquette Dock Company Coal Dock (F), Marquette Marine Incorportated (G), Contract Oil Company (H), Marquette State Prison (I).

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Park Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Shiras Pool (A), Quarry Pond (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Carp River (A), Dead River (B), Westren Brook (C), Whetstone Brook (D).

Parks in Marquette include: Williams Park (1), Shiras Park (2).


Marquette compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Marquette:
  • WDMJ (1320 AM; 5 kW; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZAM (970 AM; 5 kW; ISHPEMING, MI)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIAN (1240 AM; 1 kW; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marquette:
  • WHWL (95.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WFXD (103.3 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WUPX (91.5 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WJPD (92.3 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W294AI (106.7 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: FAMILY ED BC CORP OF DOOR COUNTY WI)
  • WUPK (94.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKQS-FM (101.9 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WNGE (99.5 FM; NEGAUNEE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMQT-FM (107.7 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: TACONITE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W260AG (99.9 FM; ISHPEMING, MI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMU-FM (90.1 FM; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLQ (97.1 FM; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: LAKES RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marquette:
  • W07DB (Channel 7; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNMU (Channel 13; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: BD. OF CONTROL OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WMQF (Channel 19; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: MARQUETTE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLUC-TV (Channel 6; MARQUETTE, MI; Owner: WLUC LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)

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