Marseilles, Illinois Population 2021

4,772
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Marseilles is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,772, it is the 340th largest city in Illinois and the 4895th largest city in the United States . Marseilles is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -6.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,094 in 2010. Marseilles reached it's highest population of 5,109 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Marseilles has a population density of 526 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marseilles is $64,443 with a poverty rate of 15.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $949 per month, and the median house value is $108,400. The median age in Marseilles is 40.9 years, 40 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Marseilles Demographics

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

  • White: 96.80%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marseilles, Illinois is 4,772 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,865.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,094.

Marseilles, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,87196.80%
Some Other Race921.83%
Two or More Races480.95%
Black or African American210.42%
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Marseilles Population by Race

Marseilles Population Pyramid $2021

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Marseilles Median Age

40.9


Total

40


Male

42


Female

Marseilles Adults

There are 3,720 adults, (870 of whom are seniors) in Marseilles.

Marseilles Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Marseilles Sex Ratio

Female

2,577

51.21%

Male

2,455

48.79%

Marseilles Population by Age

Marseilles Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marseilles Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Male56.3%43.8%
Female32.7%67.3%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marseilles Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0882.3868.3
Married1,0962.9677.4
Non Family7041.1766.1
Female2082.6532.7
Male804.2456.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Marseilles Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1213.41%
9th to 12th Grade2717.64%
High School Graduate1,36138.36%
Some College95626.94%
Associates Degree37610.60%
Bachelors Degree3168.91%
Graduate Degree1474.14%
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Marseilles Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marseilles Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3203,053463
Hispanic16776
Other Race9243
2+ Races34
Black2121

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 white people with a rate of 13.95%.

Marseilles Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,256$45,809$27,416
Less Than 9th Grade$$53,631$21,402
High School Graduate$31,483$40,750$25,221
Some College$34,801$48,750$30,726
Bachelors Degree$41,250$63,553$
Graduate Degree$62,266$158,315$56,875

$35,256

Average Earnings

$45,809

Average Male

$27,416

Average Female

Marseilles Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marseilles Language by Age

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Marseilles Language

96.21% of Marseilles residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Marseilles Language

Marseilles Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,65167614.53%
Hispanic2125325.00%
Other922628.26%
Multiple482552.08%

15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marseilles

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marseilles is Multiple, with 52.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marseilles is White, with 14.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.30%.

Marseilles Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.90%
High School17.16%
Bachelors or Greater12.96%
Some College8.33%

Marseilles Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.66%
Male Employed9.22%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Unemployed7.76%

Marseilles Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marseilles Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,750$64,443
Families$71,563$74,212
Married Families$80,119-
Non Families$34,028$44,057
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Income by Household Type

Marseilles Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Marseilles Married by Age and Sex

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Marseilles 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 55-64.

Marseilles Marital Status by Race

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Marseilles Marital Status

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306

Number of Veterans

282

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War55
Korea4
World War II

Marseilles Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5490
65 to 7489
18 to 3470
75+34
55 to 6423

Marseilles Veterans by Age

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Marseilles Veterans by Race

Marseilles Veterans by Education

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19.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marseilles Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Marseilles Employment by Age

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Marseilles Employment by Race

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Marseilles 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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82.97%

Born in Marseilles

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.26% of Marseilles residents were born in the United States, with 82.97% having been born in Illinois. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marseilles Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,772-31-0.65%
20204,803-31-0.64%
20194,834-31-0.64%
20184,865-22-0.45%
20174,887-33-0.67%
20164,920-34-0.69%
20154,954-35-0.70%
20144,989-27-0.54%
20135,016-41-0.81%
20125,057-25-0.49%
20115,082-27-0.53%
20105,1094540.93%
20004,655-156-0.33%
19904,811450.09%
19804,7664460.99%
19704,320-27-0.06%
19604,347-167-0.38%
19504,514590.13%
19404,4551630.37%
19304,2929012.38%
19203,3911000.30%
19103,2917322.55%
19002,5590.00%

Marseilles Population by Year