Marquette Heights is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,790 people and just one neighborhood, Marquette Heights is the 433rd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Marquette Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marquette Heights is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marquette Heights who work in office and administrative support (21.48%), sales jobs (8.23%) and food service (6.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Marquette Heights is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Marquette Heights really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Marquette Heights perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Marquette Heights doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.