Marseilles is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,963 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Marseilles is the 335th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities, Marseilles isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marseilles are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marseilles is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Marseilles who work in office and administrative support (13.41%), food service (10.62%), and sales jobs (9.20%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Marseilles has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Marseilles a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Marseilles doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Marseilles have a very low rate of college education: just 8.22% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Marseilles in 2010 was $19,238, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,952 for a family of four. However, Marseilles contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Marseilles home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marseilles residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marseilles include German, Italian, English, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Marseilles is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.