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Statistics and Facts of Marine City Michigan
The first European settlers arrived in the 1780s and obtained a deed from the Chippewa Indians. The community was known as "Yankee Point" and "Belle River" before being platted as the Village of Newport in 1834. Although it never incorporated, it was known as "Newport" for 31 years until the village of Marine City was incorporated in 1865. The village re-incorporated as a city in June 1887.
Population (year 2000): 4,652. Estimated population in July 2006: 4,446 (-4.4% change)
Males: 2,209 (47.5%)
Females: 2,443 (52.5%)
St. Clair County
Median resident age: 35.6 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years
Zip codes: 48039.
Estimated median household income in 2005: $43,100 (it was $40,146 in 2000)
Marine City $43,100
Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $131,700 (it was $105,200 in 2000)
Marine City $131,700
Ancestries: German (31.8%), Irish (16.7%), French (12.9%), Polish (12.3%), English (9.1%), Italian (8.6%).
Elevation: 588 feet
Land area: 2.19 square miles. Population density: 2037 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Marine City
High school or higher: 81.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Marine City city
Never married: 26.2%
Now married: 53.5%
78 residents are foreign born
This city: 1.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Marine City: 1.6% ($1,718)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clinton, MI (30.4 miles , pop. 95,648).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (47.5 miles , pop. 951,270).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Algonac, MI (7.1 miles ), St. Clair, MI (7.3 miles ), Pearl Beach, MI (9.1 miles ), Marysville, MI (13.4 miles ), New Baltimore, MI (16.7 miles ), Port Huron, MI (18.6 miles ), Richmond, MI (19.0 miles ), New Haven, MI (20.4 miles ).
Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 82.50 W
Area code: 810
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.79
US city average: 3.00
Hospitals/medical centers near Marine City:
ST JOHN RIVER DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; EAST CHINA, MI)
CRITTENTON HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; COLUMBUS, MI)
MERCY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; PORT HURON, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marine City:
DETROIT CITY (about 42 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 64 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 69 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marine City:
DAVID'S LANDING (about 6 miles; ST CLAIR, MI; ID: 5Y5)
MARINE CITY (about 6 miles; MARINE CITY, MI; ID: 76G)
HARSENS ISLAND (about 11 miles; HARSENS ISLAND, MI; ID: Z92)
Amtrak stations near Marine City:
18 miles: PORT HURON (2223 16TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
19 miles: SARNIA (125 GREEN ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, public transit connection.
Local government website: www.marinecity.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marine City:
ST CLAIR COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; PORT HURON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,287)
MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; WARREN, MI; FT enrollment: 11,057)
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 47 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,424)
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 52 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
Public high school in Marine City:
MARINE CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 828; Location: 1085 WARD STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Marine City:
CARDINAL MOONEY CATHOLIC COLLE (Students: 199; Location: 660 SOUTH WATER; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Marine City:
MARINE CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 6373 KING ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
BELLE RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 1601 CHARTIER ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 403 N. MARY STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Private elementary/middle school in Marine City:
HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 618 SOUTH WATER ST; Grades: KG - 8)
Average household size:
This city: 2.5 people
Michigan: 2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
This city: 65.2%
Whole state: 68.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 5.6%
Whole state: 5.3%
Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 8.9%
Whole state: 10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 3.6%
Whole state: 4.8%