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Marquette is a township in Marquette County, in the Marquette metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Marquette. For links to other places called Marquette, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Marquette is 46.609N. The longitude is -87.514W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,286.
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15% of Marquette residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marquette ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marquette was $23,056, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Marquette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Marquette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
Marquette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marquette political report.
The average commute time for Marquette workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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