Marksville, Louisiana Population 2020

5,355

Marksville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,355, it is the 59th largest city in Louisiana and the 4564th largest city in the United States. Marksville is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -6.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,702 in 2010. Marksville reached it's highest population of 5,701 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Marksville has a population density of 1,113 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marksville is $45,134 with a poverty rate of 35.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $102,000. The median age in Marksville is 36.9 years, 33.2 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males.

Marksville Demographics

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

  • White: 52.26%
  • Black or African American: 40.23%
  • Two or more races: 5.48%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marksville, Louisiana is 5,355, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,405.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,702.

Marksville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86252.26%
Black or African American2,20340.23%
Two or More Races3005.48%
Asian641.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.60%
Some Other Race140.26%

Marksville Population Pyramid 2020

Marksville Median Age

36.9


Total

33.2


Male

41.9


Female

Marksville Adults

There are 4,127 adults, (1,143 of whom are seniors) in Marksville.

Marksville Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marksville Sex Ratio

Female

2,737

49.98%

Male

2,739

50.02%

Marksville Households and Families

Marksville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marksville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All61%39%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female47.2%52.8%
Male0%100%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1142.3361
Non Family8711.3655.1
Married7302.9378.4
Female5023.1147.2
Male113.180

2.98

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marksville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2797.63%
9th to 12th Grade66718.24%
High School Graduate1,30835.78%
Some College70119.17%
Associates Degree2115.77%
Bachelors Degree3028.26%
Graduate Degree1885.14%

Marksville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0891,723361
Black1,33480058
Hispanic1341117
Asian646464
Multiple Races5252
Native American3310
Other Race147

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,598$32,027$24,636
Less Than High School$11,458$7,292$15,250
High School Grad$32,396$41,222$25,820
Some College$14,450$13,938$
Bachelors Degree$29,933$2,500$40,066
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,598

Average Earnings

$32,027

Average Male

$24,636

Average Female

Marksville Language

Marksville Language by Age

Marksville Language

87.43% of Marksville residents speak only English, while 12.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.33% of the population.

Marksville Poverty

Marksville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,90790247.30%
White2,61573428.07%
Multiple2939733.11%
Hispanic1131614.16%

35.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.92%

Male Poverty Rate

35.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marksville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marksville is Black, with 47.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marksville is Hispanic, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.31%
Some College35.17%
High School20.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.91%
Female Employed29.30%
Male Employed8.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Marksville Income

Marksville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,439$45,134
Families$35,583$52,847
Married Families$45,310-
Non Families$16,838$33,561

Marksville Marital Status

Marksville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Marksville Married by Age and Sex

Marksville 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.

Marksville Marital Status by Race

Marksville Veterans

569

Number of Veterans

489

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam204
Second Gulf War141
Korea62
First Gulf War59
World War II17
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74221
75+99
35 to 5497
18 to 3490
55 to 6462
Name Veterans % of Total
White44519.02%
Black1247.67%
Hispanic5742.54%

$Marksville Veterans by Education

11.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marksville Employment Status

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Marksville 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

90.94%

Born in Louisiana

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.45% of Marksville residents were born in the United States, with 90.94% having been born in Louisiana. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,355-25-0.46%
20195,380-25-0.46%
20185,405-61-1.12%
20175,466-25-0.46%
20165,491-15-0.27%
20155,506-30-0.54%
20145,536-45-0.81%
20135,581-42-0.75%
20125,623-32-0.57%
20115,655-46-0.81%
20105,7011640.29%
20005,537110.02%
19905,5264130.78%
19805,1135941.24%
19704,5192620.60%
19604,2576221.59%
19503,6350.00%