Marquette is a city located in Marquette County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Marquette County. With a 2020 population of 20,483, it is the 59th largest city in Michigan and the 2242nd largest city in the United States. Marquette is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -0.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,631 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Marquette has a population density of 1,807 people per square mile.
The average household income in Marquette is $62,745 with a poverty rate of 26.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marquette is 28.6 years, 29.9 years for males, and 27.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marquettewas:
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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 67.16%.
95.94% of Marquette residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Marquette is Hispanic, with 40.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Marquette is Multiple, with 15.77% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.59%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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96.15% of Marquette residents were born in the United States, with 72.11% having been born in Michigan. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.