Marlin, Texas Population 2021

5,587
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Marlin is a city located in Falls County Texas. It is also the county seat of Falls County. With a 2020 population of 5,587, it is the 339th largest city in Texas and the 4463rd largest city in the United States . Marlin is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually but its population has decreased by -6.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,967 in 2010. Marlin reached it's highest population of 7,099 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, Marlin has a population density of 1,237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marlin is $28,915 with a poverty rate of 47.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $452 per month, and the median house value is $49,900. 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 Marlin was:

  • White: 51.15%
  • Black or African American: 47.60%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marlin, Texas is 5,587 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,578.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,967.

Marlin, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86851.15%
Black or African American2,66947.60%
Some Other Race350.62%
Two or More Races130.23%
Asian130.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.16%
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Marlin Population by Race

Marlin Population Pyramid $2021

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Marlin Median Age

35.5


Total

31.4


Male

35.9


Female

Marlin Adults

There are 4,215 adults, (873 of whom are seniors) in Marlin.

Marlin Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marlin Sex Ratio

Female

3,045

54.31%

Male

2,562

45.69%

Marlin Population by Age

Marlin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marlin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All51.2%48.8%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Male33.7%66.3%
Female15.2%84.8%

51.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marlin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6443.0351.2
Non Family7131.1348.5
Married4804.5485.6
Female3684.7715.2
Male832.9333.7

4.43

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Marlin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42311.27%
9th to 12th Grade82722.04%
High School Graduate1,26033.57%
Some College65417.43%
Associates Degree3338.87%
Bachelors Degree1905.06%
Graduate Degree661.76%
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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
Black1,6251,05552
White1,179951198
Hispanic963490
Other Race35
Asian13136
Native American9

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 46.15%.

Marlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,538$25,942$20,845
Less Than 9th Grade$16,462$$16,558
High School Graduate$25,665$26,005$
Some College$29,489$28,398$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,538

Average Earnings

$25,942

Average Male

$20,845

Average Female

Marlin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marlin Language by Age

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Marlin Language

74.88% of Marlin residents speak only English, while 25.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.68% of the population.

Marlin Language

Marlin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,5681,06241.36%
Hispanic1,42894065.83%
White99135135.42%
Other352880.00%

47.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.09%

Male Poverty Rate

41.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marlin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marlin is Other, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marlin is White, with 35.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.08%.

Marlin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.99%
Bachelors or Greater39.75%
Some College22.45%
High School20.87%

Marlin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed82.14%
Female Unemployed51.40%
Male Employed33.67%
Female Employed10.34%

Marlin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marlin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,667$28,915
Families$27,905$34,518
Married Families$44,250-
Non Families$14,879$21,598
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Income by Household Type

Marlin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.7%

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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280

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War39
World War II35
Korea

Marlin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5482
55 to 6478
65 to 7476
75+44
18 to 34

Marlin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1546.82%
Black1196.30%
Hispanic131.22%
Other Race720.00%

Marlin Veterans by Race

Marlin Veterans by Education

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12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marlin Veterans by Education

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40.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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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74.12%

Born in Marlin

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

5.72%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.58% of Marlin residents were born in the United States, with 74.12% having been born in Texas. 5.72% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,58730.05%
20205,58430.05%
20195,58130.05%
20185,578-61-1.08%
20175,639-13-0.23%
20165,652320.57%
20155,620-32-0.57%
20145,652-102-1.77%
20135,754-44-0.76%
20125,798-123-2.08%
20115,921-55-0.92%
20105,976-652-1.03%
20006,6282420.37%
19906,386-713-1.05%
19807,0997481.12%
19706,351-567-0.85%
19606,918-181-0.26%
19507,0995570.82%
19406,5421,2042.05%
19305,3381,0282.16%
19204,3104321.06%
19103,8787862.29%
19003,0920.00%

Marlin Population by Year