Marcus, Iowa Population 2024

1,048

Marcus is a city located in Cherokee County Iowa. Marcus has a 2024 population of 1,048. Marcus is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -2.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,075 in 2020.

The average household income in Marcus is $94,175 with a poverty rate of 6.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marcus is 42.8 years, 42.5 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Marcus Demographics

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

  • White: 82.67%
  • Black or African American: 11.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
681.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.51% (-27)
The current population of Marcus, Iowa is 1,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,075.

Marcus, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99282.67%
Black or African American14311.92%
Two or more races504.17%
Other race151.25%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marcus Population by Race

Marcus Population Pyramid 2024

Marcus Median Age

42.8

Total

42.5

Male

48.3

Female

Marcus Adults

There are 969 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in Marcus.

Marcus Age Dependency

85.2

Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Marcus Sex Ratio

Female57748.08%
Male62351.92%

Marcus Population by Age

Marcus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5422.1578.821.2
Non Family2551.1468.231.8
Married2332.8896.63.4
Female404.43565
Male142.141000
showing: 5 rows

2.97

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marcus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marcus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marcus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Marcus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,167

Average Earnings

$56,618

Average Male

$31,042

Average Female

Marcus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marcus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marcus Language

98.33% of Marcus residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Marcus Language

Marcus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White913616.68%
Multiple501326%
Black14342.8%
showing: 3 rows

6.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.28%

Male Poverty Rate

7.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marcus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marcus is Multiple, with 26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marcus is Black, with 2.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.73%.

Marcus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.26%
Less Than 9th Grade6.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%
High School2.53%
showing: 4 rows

Marcus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.33%
Male Employed3.8%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Marcus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marcus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marcus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Marcus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marcus 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 55-64.

Marcus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marcus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Marcus Veterans by War

count

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Marcus Veterans by Age

count

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Marcus Veterans by Race

Marcus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marcus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Marcus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marcus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marcus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.25%

Born in Marcus

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Marcus residents were born in the United States, with 66.25% having been born in Iowa. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,023-5-0.49%
20281,028-5-0.48%
20271,033-5-0.48%
20261,038-5-0.48%
20251,043-5-0.48%
20241,048-5-0.47%
20231,053-5-0.47%
20221,058-5-0.47%
20211,063-12-1.12%
20201,075211.99%
20191,054-5-0.47%
20181,05970.67%
20171,05210.1%
20161,051-9-0.85%
20151,060-29-2.66%
20141,089-9-0.82%
20131,098-8-0.72%
20121,106-3-0.27%
20111,109-10-0.89%
20101,119
showing: 20 rows

Marcus Population by Year