Marinette is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 10,799 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Marinette is the 79th largest community in Wisconsin. Marinette has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marinette is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.45% of the Marinette workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marinette is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marinette who work in sales jobs (10.60%), office and administrative support (9.80%), and food service (7.32%).
One of the benefits of Marinette is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.91 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Marinette rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.77% of adults 25 and older in Marinette have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Marinette in 2010 was $21,389, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,556 for a family of four.
The people who call Marinette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marinette residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marinette include Polish, Irish, French , and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Marinette is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.