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Marquette Heights, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Marquette Heights had a population of 2,823 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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Marquette Heights, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,823
Population in Households 2,823
Population in Familes 2,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,858
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,831
Average Household Income $63,132
Per Capita Income $23,596


Total Housing Units 1,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 925 (84.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $99,119
Average Home Value $118,669


Total Households 1,044
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 805
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.16%
Households 0.11% -0.1%
Families -0.12% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

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, 2018 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 # 448 67th
Population Density # 147 89th
Diversity Index # 783 43rd
Median Household Income # 596 57th
Per Capita Income # 1064 22nd

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