Marquette Heights, Illinois Population 2024

2,454

Marquette Heights is a city located in Tazewell County Illinois. Marquette Heights has a 2024 population of 2,454. Marquette Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -3.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,538 in 2020.

The average household income in Marquette Heights is $80,609 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marquette Heights is 40.8 years, 42.1 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Marquette Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 93.79%
  • Two or more races: 5.16%
  • Other race: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,519.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.31% (-84)
The current population of Marquette Heights, Illinois is 2,454 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,538.

Marquette Heights, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,50693.79%
Two or more races1385.16%
Other race160.6%
Black or African American120.45%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marquette Heights Population by Race

Marquette Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Marquette Heights Median Age

40.8

Total

42.1

Male

39.5

Female

Marquette Heights Adults

There are 2,139 adults, (405 of whom are seniors) in Marquette Heights.

Marquette Heights Age Dependency

54.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marquette Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,33149.81%
Male1,34150.19%

Marquette Heights Population by Age

Marquette Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1592.3190.49.6
Married5852.8888.911.1
Non Family4391.2293.86.2
Male822.893.96.1
Female534.2373.626.4
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

90.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marquette Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marquette Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marquette Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Marquette Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,417

Average Earnings

$60,438

Average Male

$39,756

Average Female

Marquette Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marquette Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marquette Heights Language

97.75% of Marquette Heights residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Marquette Heights Language

Marquette Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,4781887.59%
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7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marquette Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marquette Heights is White, with 7.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marquette Heights is White, with 7.59% 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 6.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.39%.

Marquette Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.48%
Less Than 9th Grade4.51%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.21%
showing: 4 rows

Marquette Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed5.19%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Marquette Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marquette Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marquette Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marquette Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marquette Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Marquette Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marquette Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

198

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Marquette Heights Veterans by War

count

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Marquette Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Marquette Heights Veterans by Race

Marquette Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marquette Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Marquette Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marquette Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marquette Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.59%

Born in Marquette Heights

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Marquette Heights residents were born in the United States, with 85.59% having been born in Illinois. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marquette Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,334-24-1.02%
20282,358-24-1.01%
20272,382-24-1%
20262,406-24-0.99%
20252,430-24-0.98%
20242,454-24-0.97%
20232,478-24-0.96%
20222,502-24-0.95%
20212,526-12-0.47%
20202,538-105-3.97%
20192,643-18-0.68%
20182,661-29-1.08%
20172,690-18-0.66%
20162,708-21-0.77%
20152,729-47-1.69%
20142,776-31-1.1%
20132,807-7-0.25%
20122,814-3-0.11%
20112,817
20102,817230.82%
20002,794-283-9.2%
19903,077-309-9.13%
19803,38662822.77%
19702,7582419.57%
19602,517
showing: 25 rows

Marquette Heights Population by Year