Marquette, Kansas

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Marquette, Kansas

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High Points

Marquette strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Marquette Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 16% Marquette Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Marquette Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Marquette, Kansas

Comparing Marquette to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 7 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Marquette Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 65 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County McPherson
Standard Zip Codes 67464
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.555
Longitude -97.833

Marquette Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
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Marquette Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 542 100%
Male 266 49.1%
Female 276 50.9%
Under 18 120 22.1%
18+ 422 77.9%
65+ 96 17.7%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.77
White 533 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Marquette Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 585
Growth 43
Growth % 7.9%

Marquette Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Swedish 29.6%
German 24.8%
US/American 19.5%
Dutch 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Irish 3.4%
English 3.1%
Czech 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Italian 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Russian 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marquette 542 $44,531
Assaria 438 $45,833
Brookville 259 $45,417
Lindsborg 3,321 $46,250
Little River 536 $33,125
Smolan 218 $43,750
Windom 137 $38,125

Marquette Public Libraries

Marquette Community Library
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