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Income/capita 18%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 13%
IndexMarquetteIowaNational
Income per capita$24,513$28,872$29,829
Median household income$39,896$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,361$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$37,813$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$20,357$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.7%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Marquette is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Marquette is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Marquette is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Marquette is 9% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,594$39,896$79,792
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Marquette median earnings by income bracket

      Marquette employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.6%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.3%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.1%13.3%
      Public administration13.0%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.0%
      Education, health & social services3.3%26.5%
      Other27.6%21.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Olaf, IA138$55,2080%
      Bloomington, WI813$50,4869%
      Wauzeka, WI705$50,1929%
      Clayton, IA39$50,00010%
      Monona, IA1,495$47,91713%
      Marquette, IA423$39,89628%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ethan, SD423$53,7503%
      Rosa, AL423$54,2502%
      Meadow View Addition, SD423$66,32820%
      Trimble, TN423$40,79226%
      Lafayette, MN423$52,6795%
      Marquette, IA423$39,89628%
      Source: The Marquette, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).