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0.24% decline
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3.11% growth
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0.23% growth
Median Property Value
4.79% growth

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The economy of Marquette County, MI employs 29,589 people. The economy of Marquette County, MI is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Utilities; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 6.59; 1.66; and 1.4 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Marquette County, MI are Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,734), Retail trade (3,603), and Educational Services (2,996), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($81,073), Utilities ($79,196), and Transportation & Warehousing ($44,043).

Median household income in Marquette County, MI is $46,822. Males in Marquette County, MI have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,997. The income inequality of Marquette County, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Marquette County, MI. In Marquette County, MI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 109 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,596. Wayne County, MI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Michigan.


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Marquette County, MI is home to a population of 67,418 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Marquette County, MI is composed of 62,332 White residents (92.5%), 1,847 Two+ residents (2.74%), 1,053 Black residents (1.56%), 941 Hispanic residents (1.4%), and 665 Native residents (0.99%). The most common foreign languages in Marquette County, MI are Spanish (592 speakers), Other (574 speakers), and French (167 speakers), but compared to other places, Marquette County, MI has a relative high number of Other (574 speakers), Other Native North American (121 speakers), and Thai (35 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Marquette County, MI awarded 1,853 degrees. The student population of Marquette County, MI is skewed towards females, with 826 male students and 1,027 female students. Most students in Marquette County, MI are White (1,643 and 88.7%), followed by Unknown (47 and 2.54%), Hispanic or Latino (41 and 2.21%), and American Indian (39 and 2.1%). The largest universities in Marquette County, MI by number of graduates are Northern Michigan University (1,853 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Marquette County, MI are General Art Studies (91 and 4.91%), Nursing Administration (85 and 4.59%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (74 and 3.99%). The median tuition costs in Marquette County, MI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,330 and $14,952 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marquette County, MI is $137,700, which is 0.67 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $131,400 to $137,700, a 4.79% increase. The homeownership rate of Marquette County, MI is 70.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Marquette County, MI have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marquette County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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