Marcus, Iowa Population 2021

1,040
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Marcus is a city located in Cherokee County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,040, it is the 267th largest city in Iowa and the 10147th largest city in the United States . Marcus is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -6.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,117 in 2010. Marcus reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Marcus has a population density of 677 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marcus is $70,612 with a poverty rate of 8.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $101,500. The median age in Marcus is 48.1 years, 39.7 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Marcus Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marcuswas:

  • White: 84.35%
  • Black or African American: 9.16%
  • Two or more races: 6.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Marcus, Iowa is 1,040 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,117.

Marcus, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,04084.35%
Black or African American1139.16%
Two or More Races806.49%
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Marcus Population by Race

Marcus Population Pyramid $2021

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Marcus Median Age

48.1


Total

39.7


Male

51.6


Female

Marcus Adults

There are 1,001 adults, (313 of whom are seniors) in Marcus.

Marcus Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marcus Sex Ratio

Female

573

46.47%

Male

660

53.53%

Marcus Population by Age

Marcus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marcus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female37.2%62.8%
Non Family75.5%24.5%
All78.4%21.6%
Married94%6%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marcus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All602278.4
Married2822.7294
Non Family2531.0275.5
Female433.3337.2
Male241.540

2.66

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Marcus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.08%
9th to 12th Grade464.99%
High School Graduate27930.26%
Some College16818.22%
Associates Degree17819.31%
Bachelors Degree18419.96%
Graduate Degree576.18%
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Marcus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marcus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White819770241
Black6962
2+ Races2727
Hispanic77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.43%.

Marcus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,583$50,667$23,086
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,844$42,614$22,946
Some College$48,083$50,857$18,409
Bachelors Degree$34,808$76,563$25,156
Graduate Degree$62,188$$

$37,583

Average Earnings

$50,667

Average Male

$23,086

Average Female

Marcus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marcus Language by Age

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Marcus Language

95.35% of Marcus residents speak only English, while 4.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Marcus Language

Marcus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White971646.59%
Hispanic331648.48%
Multiple801417.50%
Black11376.19%

8.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marcus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marcus is Hispanic, with 48.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marcus is Black, with 6.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.11%.

Marcus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.56%
Some College10.12%
High School9.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.24%

Marcus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.34%
Female Employed9.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Marcus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marcus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,833$70,612
Families$70,865$86,138
Married Families$77,569-
Non Families$35,156$48,087
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Income by Household Type

Marcus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marcus Married by Age and Sex

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Marcus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Marcus Marital Status by Race

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Marcus Marital Status

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96

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
Korea23
World War II16
Vietnam16
First Gulf War4

Marcus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+43
18 to 3424
35 to 5414
65 to 7411
55 to 644

Marcus Veterans by Age

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Marcus Veterans by Race

Marcus Veterans by Education

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5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marcus Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Marcus Employment by Age

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Marcus Employment by Race

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Marcus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.40%

Born in Marcus

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Marcus residents were born in the United States, with 64.40% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marcus Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,040-7-0.67%
20201,047-7-0.66%
20191,054-7-0.66%
20181,061100.95%
20171,051-1-0.10%
20161,052-7-0.66%
20151,059-30-2.75%
20141,089-9-0.82%
20131,098-7-0.63%
20121,105-4-0.36%
20111,109-10-0.89%
20101,1190.00%

Marcus Population by Year