Marcellus, Michigan

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Marcellus, Michigan

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Marcellus Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Marcellus, Michigan

Comparing Marcellus to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Racial Diversity 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Marcellus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Cass
Standard Zip Codes 49067
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.025
Longitude -85.815

Marcellus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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Marcellus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,162 100%
Male 539 46.4%
Female 623 53.6%
Under 18 350 30.1%
18+ 812 69.9%
65+ 146 12.6%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 3.1
White 1,125 96.8%
African-American 10 0.9%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 16 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.1%

Estimated Marcellus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,111
Growth -51
Growth % -4.4%

Marcellus 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
German 22.3%
Irish 15.2%
US/American 14.8%
English 14%
Dutch 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
Polish 4.4%
Italian 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Pennsylvania German 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
French Canadian 1%
Welsh 0.9%
Danish 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Hungarian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Canadian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marcellus 1,162 $45,000
Cassopolis 1,740 $37,348
Decatur 1,838 $36,417
Lawton 1,859 $40,909
Schoolcraft 1,587 $54,205
Three Rivers 7,328 $36,272
Vandalia 429 $31,750

Marcellus Public Libraries

Marcellus Township-wood Memorial Library
Marcellus, Michigan
(269) 646-9654

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Marcellus High Schools (2004)

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Serves 310 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.8

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