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Marcus is a city in Cherokee County.

The latitude of Marcus is 42.825N. The longitude is -95.807W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,460 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,084.


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Median household income
Local
$37,604
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marcus demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Community Fair - Aug. 19-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Marcus web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Marcus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 51035 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

39% of Marcus residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marcus ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marcus was $19,381, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Marcus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Marcus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $249.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $618.


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Libraries in Marcus include Marcus Public Library ... View libraries

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Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marcus political report.

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The average commute time for Marcus workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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