Marcus, Iowa

Population 1,148

Marcus is located in Cherokee County, IA. The population is 1,148, making Marcus the 2nd largest city in Cherokee County.

There are 2 public schools in Marcus with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Marcus is low , and there are 2 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Marcus is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Marcus property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Marcus include Amherst Township, Marcus Township and Cleghorn.

Marcus Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23%

Crime Rate

24.1% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 140
  • Violent Crimes: 240
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 299
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

1.68% Higher than national avg.
  • 2 offenders in Marcus
  • 17.42 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 0


Low 3.5%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 4.6%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Marcus, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Marcus's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Marcus, IA

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Marcus, IA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Marcus, IA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $450
  • 1 Bedroom: $570
  • 2 Bedrooms: $690
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,000
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,000

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Environmental Hazards

1 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1749/1823)
    Marcus, IA has 95.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.33 Average
    Marcus, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 13.83°
  • February 19.1°
  • March 34.22°
  • April 46.35°
  • May 61.79°
  • June 68.74°
  • July 74.02°
  • August 70.18°
  • September 61.38°
  • October 49.12°
  • November 35.02°
  • December 18.2°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Marcus, IA

Marcus, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Marcus, IA has no risk of hurricanes.
Marcus, IA has a high risk of hail storms.
Marcus, IA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Marcus, IA: $50,714


Unemployment in Marcus is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.6% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.52%
White Collar - 57.48%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • Steve King

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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3 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Marcus, IA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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