Marquette isn’t that Midwest, it’s this one…

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When jobs go mobile, it’s time to put down roots.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to truly embrace a Northern lifestyle? One grounded in community, outdoor recreation, and an embrace of sustainable balance next to the world’s largest freshwater source? If your job has gone mobile or you’ve joined the thousands of individuals who are re-evaluating their priorities, consider putting down roots in Marquette, Michigan.

Marquette is the largest city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with a population 20,000 strong. Nestled between the foothills of the Huron Mountains and the southern shoreline of Lake Superior our most humble assets are space, community, and fresh air. Here, being remote physically and digitally doesn’t feel far removed. Whether you’re working from the comforts of a trusty van, looking for a week-long workcation, or finding a place to plant your roots: Make it Marquette.


Why Marquette?

With 83 miles of lakeshore, 40+ miles of trails, and a plethora of opportunity within our community it's no wonder a Northern lifestyle may be beckoning to you.

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Living Here

Interested in moving to Marquette but want to do some research first? You’ve come to the right place. Take a peek at our comprehensive Marquette relocation guide by clicking the button below.

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U.P. Jobs

Looking for a job in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula? We’ve partnered with WorkLiveUP to bring you the most comprehensive list of jobs in the region. You can also learn about our virtual Return North Careers Fair.

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Yoop·​er | \ ˈyü-pər \

A native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan —used as a nickname.

But for those of us who are or know a Yooper, the term means so much more. Click below to learn more about the true definition of a Yooper.

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People of Marquette [Telling Stories & Connecting the Upper Peninsula, meet Andrew Lacombe ]

From the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum program 8-18 Media to TV6 News Director, Andrew has been a storyteller from the beginning.

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Meet 9 Remote Workers in Marquette, Michigan

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Why Marquette, MI is the Best Workcation Destination in the U.S.

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**Cost of Living Index courtesy of COLI

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