Marrero, Louisiana Population 2024

32,003

Marrero is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Marrero has a 2024 population of 32,003. Marrero is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,751 in 2020.

The average household income in Marrero is $60,517 with a poverty rate of 21.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marrero is 43.1 years, 39.4 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Marrero Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.2%
  • White: 36.7%
  • Asian: 5.91%
  • Two or more races: 4.83%
  • Other race: 2.96%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,445.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.79% (252)
The current population of Marrero, Louisiana is 32,003 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 31,751.

Marrero, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15,74449.2%
White11,74536.7%
Asian1,8925.91%
Two or more races1,5454.83%
Other race9472.96%
Native American920.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander380.12%
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marrero Population by Race

Marrero Population Pyramid 2024

Marrero Median Age

43.1

Total

39.4

Male

45.5

Female

Marrero Adults

There are 25,392 adults, (6,489 of whom are seniors) in Marrero.

Marrero Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Marrero Sex Ratio

Female17,19653.73%
Male14,80746.27%

Marrero Population by Age

Marrero Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,5952.5267.832.2
Non Family4,9371.1665.134.9
Married4,1283.1984.515.5
Female3,0423.74852
Male4883.3278.321.7
showing: 5 rows

3.34

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marrero Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marrero Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marrero Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.71%.

Marrero Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,503

Average Earnings

$45,596

Average Male

$33,317

Average Female

Marrero Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marrero Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marrero Language

87.88% of Marrero residents speak only English, while 12.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.58% of the population.

Marrero Language

Marrero Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,6433,87624.78%
White10,7081,76016.44%
Multiple1,53752033.83%
Hispanic2,07448323.29%
Other94621322.52%
Asian1,860995.32%
Native922223.91%
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21.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.13%

Male Poverty Rate

24.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marrero

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marrero is Multiple, with 33.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marrero is Asian, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.11%.

Marrero Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.45%
High School20.57%
Some College16.59%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%
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Marrero Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.06%
Male Unemployed15.15%
Female Employed14.57%
Male Employed4.59%
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Marrero Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marrero Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marrero Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Marrero Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marrero 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 35-44.

Marrero Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marrero Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,221

Number of Veterans

1,078

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

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Marrero Veterans by War

count

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Marrero Veterans by Age

count

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Marrero Veterans by Race

Marrero Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marrero Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Marrero Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marrero Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marrero Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.98%

Born in Marrero

91.58%

Native Born

8.42%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

5.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.58% of Marrero residents were born in the United States, with 80.98% having been born in Louisiana. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marrero Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202432,003
202332,003
202232,003750.23%
202131,9281770.56%
202031,7518572.77%
201930,894-1,194-3.72%
201832,0886632.11%
201731,425-29-0.09%
201631,454-284-0.89%
201531,738-1,525-4.58%
201433,2634391.34%
201332,8243080.95%
201232,516-929-2.78%
201133,4453040.92%
201033,141
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Marrero Population by Year