Marks, Mississippi Population 2021

1,299
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Marks is a city located in Quitman County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Quitman County. With a 2020 population of 1,299, it is the 137th largest city in Mississippi and the 9250th largest city in the United States . Marks is currently declining at a rate of -4.42% annually and its population has decreased by -25.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,735 in 2010. Marks reached it's highest population of 1,721 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Marks has a population density of 1,012 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marks is $42,207 with a poverty rate of 27.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $67,800. The median age in Marks is 44 years, 44 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Marks Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.45%
  • White: 22.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marks, Mississippi is 1,299 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,735.

Marks, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,34176.45%
White39522.52%
Two or More Races140.80%
Some Other Race40.23%
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Marks Population by Race

Marks Population Pyramid $2021

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Marks Median Age

44


Total

44


Male

45.1


Female

Marks Adults

There are 1,452 adults, (331 of whom are seniors) in Marks.

Marks Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Marks Sex Ratio

Female

925

52.74%

Male

829

47.26%

Marks Population by Age

Marks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All69%31%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male46.5%53.5%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marks Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6992.469
Non Family2741.267.9
Married1962.8889.3
Female1863.6254.3
Male432.5646.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Marks Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade715.77%
9th to 12th Grade17614.30%
High School Graduate41733.87%
Some College32326.24%
Associates Degree786.34%
Bachelors Degree12610.24%
Graduate Degree403.25%
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Marks Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marks Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black85965678
White36632688
Hispanic4
Other Race4
2+ Races22

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 24.04%.

Marks Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,000$25,109$24,868
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,197$26,522$22,885
Some College$28,333$$29,444
Bachelors Degree$$$16,667
Graduate Degree$64,375$$

$25,000

Average Earnings

$25,109

Average Male

$24,868

Average Female

Marks Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marks Language by Age

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Marks Language

99.52% of Marks residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Marks Language

Marks Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,31041131.37%
White3484111.78%
Multiple14214.29%

27.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.03%

Male Poverty Rate

26.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marks is Black, with 31.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marks is White, with 11.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.95%.

Marks Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
High School24.12%
Some College15.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%

Marks Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed22.68%
Male Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed16.85%

Marks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marks Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,698$42,207
Families$44,083$51,628
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$18,182$26,717
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Income by Household Type

Marks Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marks Married by Age and Sex

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Marks 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 45-54.

Marks Marital Status by Race

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Marks Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea7
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Marks Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
55 to 6419
35 to 5412
75+7
18 to 34

Marks Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4111.08%
Black262.42%

Marks Veterans by Race

Marks Veterans by Education

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13.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marks Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

16.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marks Employment by Age

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Marks Employment by Race

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Marks 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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90.31%

Born in Marks

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Marks residents were born in the United States, with 90.31% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marks Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,299-60-4.42%
20201,359-60-4.23%
20191,419-60-4.06%
20181,479-37-2.44%
20171,516-33-2.13%
20161,549-25-1.59%
20151,574-36-2.24%
20141,610-29-1.77%
20131,639-2-0.12%
20121,641-57-3.36%
20111,698-23-1.34%
20101,7210.00%

Marks Population by Year