Marquette, Michigan Population 2020

20,866

Marquette is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 20,866, it is the 53rd largest city in Michigan and the 1785th largest city in the United States. Marquette is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually but its population has decreased by -2.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,355 in 2010. Marquette reached it's highest population of 23,288 in 1980. Spanning over 19 miles, Marquette has a population density of 1,841 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marquette is $58,800 with a poverty rate of 26.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $758 per month, and the median house value is $178,200. The median age in Marquette is 27.7 years, 28.2 years for males, and 26.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

Marquette Demographics

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

  • White: 90.47%
  • Black or African American: 4.45%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Marquette, Michigan is 20,866, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,680.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,355.

Marquette, Michigan Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202066,418-49-0.07%
201966,467-49-0.07%
201866,516-49-0.07%
201766,565450.07%
201666,520-799-1.20%
201567,319-454-0.67%
201467,7730.00%
201367,773-54-0.08%
201267,8273790.56%
201167,4483700.55%
201067,0780.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,93890.47%
Black or African American9314.45%
Two or More Races6222.97%
Asian2201.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1540.74%
Some Other Race490.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.09%

Marquette Population Pyramid 2020

Marquette Median Age

27.7


Total

28.2


Male

26.7


Female

Marquette Adults

There are 18,483 adults, (2,940 of whom are seniors) in Marquette.

Marquette Age Dependency

34.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Marquette Sex Ratio

Female

10,209

48.77%

Male

10,723

51.23%

Marquette Households and Families

Marquette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marquette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
Male52.6%47.4%
All48.1%51.9%
Female46.3%53.7%
Non Family28.6%71.4%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6072.2648.1
Non Family4,3281.7228.6
Married2,3132.9484.7
Female6942.9146.3
Male2723.3952.6

2.84

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marquette Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2191.91%
9th to 12th Grade3332.90%
High School Graduate2,69923.49%
Some College2,40020.89%
Associates Degree1,0709.31%
Bachelors Degree3,11027.07%
Graduate Degree1,65714.42%

Marquette Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2539,8844,534
Black58946926
Multiple Races24324357
Hispanic22918832
Asian14813080
Native American888043
Other Race2121
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,166$34,494$28,827
Less Than High School$7,258$15,093$6,569
High School Grad$26,765$31,297$20,958
Some College$25,156$25,254$25,027
Bachelors Degree$34,481$41,827$31,951
Graduate Degree$55,293$71,012$44,000

$31,166

Average Earnings

$34,494

Average Male

$28,827

Average Female

Marquette Language

Marquette Language by Age

Marquette Language

95.51% of Marquette residents speak only English, while 4.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Marquette Poverty

Marquette Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1404,16025.77%
Hispanic28316357.60%
Multiple45314732.45%
Black1698650.89%
Native1143833.33%
Asian2153415.81%
Other422150.00%

26.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.73%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marquette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marquette is Hispanic, with 57.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marquette is Asian, with 15.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.16%
High School22.45%
Some College13.39%
Bachelors or Greater7.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.81%
Male Unemployed41.76%
Female Employed22.58%
Male Employed18.76%

Marquette Income

Marquette Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,398$58,800
Families$67,193$82,725
Married Families$83,697-
Non Families$26,507$38,766

Marquette Marital Status

Marquette Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Marquette Married by Age and Sex

Marquette 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 Marital Status by Race

Marquette Veterans

1,457

Number of Veterans

1,337

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam529
First Gulf War211
Second Gulf War172
Korea156
World War II146
Age Group Veterans
75+421
65 to 74419
35 to 54273
55 to 64228
18 to 34116
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3177.87%
Black10812.41%
Hispanic4011.53%
Indian2317.04%
2 or More91.91%

$Marquette Veterans by Education

10.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marquette Employment Status

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Marquette Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.74%

Born in Michigan

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.82% of Marquette residents were born in the United States, with 73.74% having been born in Michigan. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,866930.45%
201920,773930.45%
201820,680330.16%
201720,647930.45%
201620,554-738-3.47%
201521,292-190-0.88%
201421,482-7-0.03%
201321,489-25-0.12%
201221,5141120.52%
201121,402460.22%
201021,3561,6950.83%
200019,661-2,316-1.11%
199021,977-1,311-0.58%
198023,2881,3210.59%
197021,9672,1431.03%
196019,8242,6221.43%
195017,2021,2740.77%
194015,9281,1390.74%
193014,7892,0711.52%
192012,7181,2151.01%
191011,5031,4451.35%
190010,0589651.01%
18909,0934,4036.84%
18804,6906901.60%
18704,0000.00%