Marseilles, IL Population

Population: 4,655. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,860 (+4.4% change)
Males: 2,256 (48.5%), Females: 2,399 (51.5%)

La Salle County

Zip code: 61341

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $38,432
Median house value: $79,000

Races in Marseilles:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (20.5%), English (12.6%), Italian (11.3%), Norwegian (8.5%), United States (6.2%).

Elevation: 504 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Marseilles

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marseilles city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -186 (-3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Marseilles:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA (about 11 miles; OTTAWA, IL)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; STREATOR, IL)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; MORRIS, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marseilles:

  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 61 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 65 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 71 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marseilles:

  • SKYDIVE CHICAGO (about 7 miles; OTTAWA, IL; Abbreviation: 8N2)
  • CUSHING FIELD LTD (about 15 miles; NEWARK, IL; Abbreviation: 0C8)
  • MORRIS MUNI – JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD (about 21 miles; MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marseilles:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 38 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 43 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
Public primary/middle schools in Marseilles:

  • MARSEILLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 201 CHICAGO STREET; Grades: PK – 08)
  • MILTON POPE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 3197 E 28TH RD; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Marseilles:

  • MARSEILLES P.L. (Operating income: $117,174; Location: 155 EAST BLUFF STREET; 19,777 books; 328 audio materials; 474 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)

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