Marksville, Louisiana Population 2021

5,240
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Marksville is a city located in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,240, it is the 59th largest city in Louisiana and the 4648th largest city in the United States . Marksville is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -8.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,702 in 2010. Marksville reached it's highest population of 5,700 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Marksville has a population density of 1,089 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marksville is $45,273 with a poverty rate of 41.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $102,600. The median age in Marksville is 33.8 years, 32.3 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Marksville Demographics

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

  • White: 52.98%
  • Black or African American: 34.06%
  • Two or more races: 10.86%
  • Native American: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marksville, Louisiana is 5,240 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,387.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,702.

Marksville, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,87852.98%
Black or African American1,85034.06%
Two or More Races59010.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native711.31%
Asian350.64%
Some Other Race80.15%
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Marksville Population by Race

Marksville Population Pyramid $2021

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Marksville Median Age

33.8


Total

32.3


Male

35.6


Female

Marksville Adults

There are 4,020 adults, (929 of whom are seniors) in Marksville.

Marksville Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marksville Sex Ratio

Female

2,851

52.49%

Male

2,581

47.51%

Marksville Population by Age

Marksville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marksville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All52%48%
Female39.8%60.2%
Non Family38.5%61.5%
Male0%100%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marksville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1452.2752
Non Family9951.4138.5
Married5742.8488.5
Female5653.1839.8
Male113.270

2.92

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Marksville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1935.35%
9th to 12th Grade69419.24%
High School Graduate1,22233.87%
Some College72720.15%
Associates Degree2988.26%
Bachelors Degree2747.59%
Graduate Degree2005.54%
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Marksville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marksville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9881,663347
Black1,15873092
2+ Races276235
Hispanic125103
Native American71
Asian353535
Other Race88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Marksville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,319$38,333$26,141
Less Than 9th Grade$15,625$$15,625
High School Graduate$30,095$32,405$22,845
Some College$30,420$$30,767
Bachelors Degree$40,331$$40,129
Graduate Degree$87,237$137,625$

$30,319

Average Earnings

$38,333

Average Male

$26,141

Average Female

Marksville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marksville Language by Age

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Marksville Language

85.71% of Marksville residents speak only English, while 14.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.80% of the population.

Marksville Language

Marksville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,50483055.19%
White2,65769426.12%
Multiple58143675.04%
Native7171100.00%
Hispanic1172218.80%

41.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.00%

Male Poverty Rate

43.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marksville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marksville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marksville is Hispanic, with 18.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.26%.

Marksville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.38%
High School32.10%
Some College26.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Marksville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.57%
Male Unemployed51.77%
Female Employed31.33%
Male Employed14.88%

Marksville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marksville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,653$45,273
Families$31,343$51,512
Married Families$46,866-
Non Families$18,162$36,869
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Income by Household Type

Marksville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marksville Married by Age and Sex

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Marksville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Marksville Marital Status by Race

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Marksville Marital Status

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457

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam178
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War53
World War II16
Korea12

Marksville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74186
18 to 3495
35 to 5480
55 to 6452
75+44

Marksville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White35615.76%
Black1017.42%
Hispanic6249.60%

Marksville Veterans by Race

Marksville Veterans by Education

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11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marksville Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Marksville Employment by Age

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Marksville Employment by Race

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Marksville 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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90.48%

Born in Marksville

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Marksville residents were born in the United States, with 90.48% having been born in Louisiana. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marksville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,240-49-0.93%
20205,289-49-0.92%
20195,338-49-0.91%
20185,387-68-1.25%
20175,455-29-0.53%
20165,484-16-0.29%
20155,500-33-0.60%
20145,533-45-0.81%
20135,578-44-0.78%
20125,622-34-0.60%
20115,656-44-0.77%
20105,7001630.29%
20005,537110.02%
19905,5264130.78%
19805,1135941.24%
19704,5192620.60%
19604,2576221.59%
19503,6350.00%

Marksville Population by Year