Marlin, Texas Population 2022

5,362
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Marlin is a city located in Falls County Texas. Marlin has a 2020 population of 5,362. It is also the county seat of Falls County. Marlin is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,462 in 2010.

The average household income in Marlin is $28,915 with a poverty rate of 46.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $502 per month, and the median house value is $46,100. The median age in Marlin is 35.5 years, 31.4 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Marlin Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.07%
  • White: 47.23%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marlin, Texas is 5,362 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,462.

Marlin, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,64647.23%
Black or African American2,80550.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.16%
Some Other Race791.41%
Two or More Races631.12%
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Marlin Population by Race

Marlin Population Pyramid 2022

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Marlin Median Age

40.3


Total

31.7


Male

48.6


Female

Marlin Adults

There are 4,346 adults, (975 of whom are seniors) in Marlin.

Marlin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marlin Sex Ratio

Female

2,890

51.59%

Male

2,712

48.41%

Marlin Population by Age

Marlin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marlin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All60.3%39.7%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Male29.9%70.1%
Female28.6%71.4%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marlin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8892.6460.3
Married4514.3592
Male772.9129.9
Female3464.9828.6
Non Family1,0151.0559.3

4.36

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Marlin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42611.26%
9th to 12th Grade77620.52%
High School Graduate1,12929.85%
Some College1,01426.81%
Associates Degree2386.29%
Bachelors Degree1473.89%
Graduate Degree521.37%
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Marlin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,114941135
Black1,9231,32264
2+ Races5531
Hispanic797331
Native American9
Other Race28

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.12%.

Marlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,045$25,560$33,689
Less Than 9th Grade$14,333$$15,313
High School Graduate$22,500$25,646$
Some College$37,656$26,528$59,458
Bachelors Degree$32,500$$32,361
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,045

Average Earnings

$25,560

Average Male

$33,689

Average Female

Marlin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marlin Language by Age

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Marlin Language

77.94% of Marlin residents speak only English, while 22.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.87% of the population.

Marlin Language

Marlin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,30197775.10%
Multiple312374.19%
Black2,69799937.04%
White1,05131730.16%
Other21NaN%

46.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

57.55%

Male Poverty Rate

34.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marlin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marlin is Hispanic, with 75.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marlin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.09%.

Marlin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade69.60%
High School21.66%
Some College17.94%
Bachelors or Greater10.26%

Marlin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed34.17%
Male Unemployed13.17%
Female Employed5.28%
Female Unemployed14.42%

Marlin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marlin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,355$31,869
Families$26,114$34,199
Married Families--
Non Families$24,269$29,523
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Income by Household Type

Marlin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.8%

Male Marriage Rate

22.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Marlin Married by Age and Sex

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Marlin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marlin Marital Status by Race

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Marlin Marital Status

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478

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War245
Vietnam100
Korea
World War II57

Marlin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54256
55 to 6453
65 to 74111
75+58

Marlin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White924.40%
Black37918.22%
Other Race78.86%
Hispanic70.65%

Marlin Veterans by Race

Marlin Veterans by Education

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12.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marlin Veterans by Education

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39.4%

Labor Force Participation

32.7%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Marlin Employment by Age

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Marlin Employment by Race

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Marlin 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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80.77%

Born in Marlin

92.88%

Native Born

7.12%

Foreign Born

6.78%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.88% of Marlin residents were born in the United States, with 80.77% having been born in Texas. 6.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marlin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,0920.00%
19103,8787862.29%
19204,3104321.06%
19305,3381,0282.16%
19406,5421,2042.05%
19507,0995570.82%
19606,918-181-0.26%
19706,351-567-0.85%
19807,0997481.12%
19906,386-713-1.05%
20006,6282420.37%
20105,967-661-1.05%
20115,917-50-0.84%
20125,867-50-0.85%
20135,817-50-0.85%
20145,767-50-0.86%
20155,717-50-0.87%
20165,667-50-0.87%
20175,617-50-0.88%
20185,567-50-0.89%
20195,517-50-0.90%
20205,462-55-1.00%
20215,412-50-0.92%
20225,362-50-0.92%

Marlin Population by Year