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Marquette Heights, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Marquette Heights had a population of 2,798 as of July 1, 2016. Marquette Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marquette Heights is located at latitude 40.6183 and longitude -89.6048 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marquette Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The City of Marquette Heights (GNIS ID: 2395019) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Marquette Heights is located within Township of Groveland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tazewell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marquette Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Marquette Heights, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,798
Population in Households 2,798
Population in Familes 2,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,833
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,032
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 799
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 910 (84.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $92,878
Average Home Value $111,581


Median Household Income $55,188
Average Household Income $60,736
Per Capita Income $22,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.09%
Households -0.05% -0.02%
Families -0.28% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Marquette Heights, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marquette Heights to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 450 67th
Population Density1 # 151 89th
Diversity Index2 # 752 45th
Median Household Income # 572 58th
Per Capita Income # 996 27th

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