Marquette Heights, Illinois Population 2021

2,609
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Marquette Heights is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,609, it is the 439th largest city in Illinois and the 6694th largest city in the United States . Marquette Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -7.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,824 in 2010. Marquette Heights reached it's highest population of 3,386 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, Marquette Heights has a population density of 2,679 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marquette Heights is $71,960 with a poverty rate of 8.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,112 per month, and the median house value is $103,300. The median age in Marquette Heights is 37.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Marquette Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marquette Heights was:

  • White: 96.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Marquette Heights, Illinois is 2,609 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,663.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,824.

Marquette Heights, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,58996.10%
Two or More Races853.16%
Some Other Race90.33%
Black or African American60.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.19%
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Marquette Heights Population by Race

Marquette Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Marquette Heights Median Age

37.9


Total

38.6


Male

37.7


Female

Marquette Heights Adults

There are 2,017 adults, (387 of whom are seniors) in Marquette Heights.

Marquette Heights Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Marquette Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,338

49.67%

Male

1,356

50.33%

Marquette Heights Population by Age

Marquette Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marquette Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family96.8%3.2%
Male91.7%8.3%
Married91.6%8.4%
All88.3%11.7%
Female61.9%38.1%

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marquette Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0212.6488.3
Married5223.0591.6
Non Family2791.1996.8
Female1603.7561.9
Male602.8591.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Marquette Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade331.82%
9th to 12th Grade1216.67%
High School Graduate63935.23%
Some College54630.10%
Associates Degree20711.41%
Bachelors Degree20211.14%
Graduate Degree663.64%
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Marquette Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marquette Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7241,595242
Hispanic765122
2+ Races305
Other Race999
Islander55
Black444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Marquette Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,236$47,931$32,475
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,389$42,361$25,893
Some College$38,646$48,810$32,283
Bachelors Degree$51,250$65,556$44,063
Graduate Degree$48,269$106,250$39,000

$39,236

Average Earnings

$47,931

Average Male

$32,475

Average Female

Marquette Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marquette Heights Language by Age

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Marquette Heights Language

97.15% of Marquette Heights residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Marquette Heights Language

Marquette Heights Poverty by Race

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8.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

9.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marquette Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marquette Heights is White, with 9.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marquette Heights is White, with 9.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.38%.

Marquette Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
Some College6.24%
High School4.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Marquette Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed15.15%
Male Employed3.66%
Female Employed3.56%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Marquette Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marquette Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,804$71,960
Families$65,500$78,113
Married Families$84,583-
Non Families$38,203$46,105
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Income by Household Type

Marquette Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Marquette Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Marquette Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Marquette Heights Marital Status by Race

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Marquette Heights Marital Status

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210

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War34
Korea6
World War II

Marquette Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5482
65 to 7475
55 to 6427
75+21
18 to 345

Marquette Heights Veterans by Age

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Marquette Heights Veterans by Race

Marquette Heights Veterans by Education

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7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marquette Heights Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marquette Heights Employment by Age

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Marquette Heights Employment by Race

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Marquette Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.64%

Born in Marquette Heights

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Marquette Heights residents were born in the United States, with 87.64% having been born in Illinois. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marquette Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,609-18-0.69%
20202,627-18-0.68%
20192,645-18-0.68%
20182,663-28-1.04%
20172,691-18-0.66%
20162,709-21-0.77%
20152,730-49-1.76%
20142,779-27-0.96%
20132,806-11-0.39%
20122,817-3-0.11%
20112,8200.00%
20102,820260.09%
20002,794-283-0.96%
19903,077-309-0.95%
19803,3866282.07%
19702,7582410.92%
19602,5170.00%

Marquette Heights Population by Year