Marquette County is located in South Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Montello and the largest city is Montello. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.marquette.wi.us . The 2014 population estimate is 15,050 and the 2010 census population was 15,404. The land area is 455.60 square miles and there are 33.8 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 87% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $142,000, there are 6,453 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,490, the median household income is $46,077, and 13.6% of the persons in Marquette County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,169. Retail sales (in $1000) were $79,688, and sales per capita were $5,363. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.2%.
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