Clarks, Louisiana Population 2020

984

Clarks is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 984, it is the 167th largest city in Louisiana and the 10369th largest city in the United States. Clarks is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,017 in 2010. Clarks reached it's highest population of 1,020 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Clarks has a population density of 1,025 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarks is $41,647 with a poverty rate of 35.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $48,700. The median age in Clarks is 37.5 years, 34.6 years for males, and 47.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 244.2 males.

Clarks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarks was:

  • White: 53.40%
  • Black or African American: 46.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Clarks, Louisiana is 984, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,002.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,017.

Clarks, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48753.40%
Black or African American42546.60%

Clarks Population Pyramid 2020

Clarks Median Age

37.5


Total

34.6


Male

47.3


Female

Clarks Adults

There are 833 adults, (108 of whom are seniors) in Clarks.

Clarks Age Dependency

25.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarks Sex Ratio

Female

265

29.06%

Male

647

70.94%

Clarks Households and Families

Clarks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clarks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All58.2%41.8%
Male50%50%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female0%100%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1942.7858.2
Non Family941.4543.6
Married603.37100
Male243.7150
Female167.060

3.69

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

25.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clarks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8912.40%
9th to 12th Grade21329.67%
High School Graduate31043.18%
Some College608.36%
Associates Degree314.32%
Bachelors Degree81.11%
Graduate Degree70.97%

Clarks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41523615
Black289180
Hispanic14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 62.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$11,585$11,339$12,115
Less Than High School$11,125$11,250$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$11,585

Average Earnings

$11,339

Average Male

$12,115

Average Female

Clarks Language

Clarks Language by Age

Clarks Language

98.12% of Clarks residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Clarks Poverty

Clarks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37714337.93%
Black1635030.67%

35.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.94%

Male Poverty Rate

40.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarks is White, with 37.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarks is Black, with 30.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 71.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.60%
High School35.98%
Some College35.29%
Bachelors or Greater27.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed39.39%
Male Employed30.88%
Female Employed0.00%

Clarks Income

Clarks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,167$41,647
Families$38,056$43,800
Married Families$40,500-
Non Families$15,577$37,814

Clarks Marital Status

Clarks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarks Married by Age and Sex

Clarks Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Clarks Marital Status by Race

Clarks Veterans

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War12
Korea3
World War II
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

$Clarks Veterans by Education

75.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarks Employment Status

26.3%

Labor Force Participation

20.7%

Employment Rate

21.3%

Unemployment Rate

Clarks Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.62%

Born in Louisiana

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.46% of Clarks residents were born in the United States, with 86.62% having been born in Louisiana. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020984-9-0.91%
2019993-9-0.90%
20181,0020.00%
20171,002-9-0.89%
20161,01110.10%
20151,01050.50%
20141,005-4-0.40%
20131,009-3-0.30%
20121,012-7-0.69%
20111,019-1-0.10%
20101,0200.00%