Marrero, Louisiana Population 2021

30,894
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Marrero is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Marrero has a 2020 population of 30,894. Marrero is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,141 in 2010. Marrero reached it's highest population of 33,445 in 2011.

The average household income in Marrero is $55,698 with a poverty rate of 21.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $915 per month, and the median house value is $138,700. The median age in Marrero is 41.8 years, 39.4 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Marrero Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.38%
  • White: 40.78%
  • Asian: 5.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.25%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marrero, Louisiana is 30,894 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,088.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,141.

Marrero, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,56450.38%
White12,60040.78%
Asian1,6185.24%
Two or More Races6962.25%
Some Other Race2600.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native1560.50%
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Marrero Population by Race

Marrero Population Pyramid $2021

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Marrero Median Age

41.8


Total

39.4


Male

43.3


Female

Marrero Adults

There are 23,856 adults, (5,465 of whom are seniors) in Marrero.

Marrero Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marrero Sex Ratio

Female

16,837

54.50%

Male

14,057

45.50%

Marrero Population by Age

Marrero Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marrero Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male83.5%16.5%
All67%33%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female52.3%47.7%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marrero Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6602.6267
Married4,2873.0884.5
Non Family3,9311.1856.6
Female2,9153.7952.3
Male5273.2483.5

3.28

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Marrero Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4666.83%
9th to 12th Grade2,89713.50%
High School Graduate8,15338.00%
Some College4,97723.20%
Associates Degree1,3356.22%
Bachelors Degree1,7978.37%
Graduate Degree8323.88%
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Marrero Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marrero Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black10,0578,0421,224
White8,9397,3461,067
Asian1,227880195
Hispanic88252584
2+ Races25518750
Other Race216133
Native American13412516

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 19.61%.

Marrero Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,346$38,790$28,576
Less Than 9th Grade$18,595$31,591$13,536
High School Graduate$31,989$39,460$26,410
Some College$32,523$40,584$29,926
Bachelors Degree$44,797$45,536$44,696
Graduate Degree$50,386$78,542$42,262

$32,346

Average Earnings

$38,790

Average Male

$28,576

Average Female

Marrero Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marrero Language by Age

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Marrero Language

90.46% of Marrero residents speak only English, while 9.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.84% of the population.

Marrero Language

Marrero Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,4894,16026.86%
White11,2831,45912.93%
Multiple69631144.68%
Asian1,60025215.75%
Hispanic1,50022515.00%
Other2604416.92%
Native1512113.91%

21.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.80%

Male Poverty Rate

23.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marrero

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marrero is Multiple, with 44.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marrero is White, with 12.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.20%.

Marrero Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.72%
High School15.54%
Some College12.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Marrero Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.60%
Male Unemployed28.21%
Female Employed10.89%
Male Employed3.17%

Marrero Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marrero Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,866$55,698
Families$55,262$63,794
Married Families$65,962-
Non Families$22,161$36,935
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Income by Household Type

Marrero Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marrero Married by Age and Sex

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Marrero 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 45-54.

Marrero Marital Status by Race

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Marrero Marital Status

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1,236

Number of Veterans

1,073

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam481
First Gulf War209
Second Gulf War159
World War II63
Korea44

Marrero Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+329
65 to 74324
35 to 54257
55 to 64219
18 to 34107

Marrero Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7016.85%
Black4343.75%
2+ Races5519.64%
Native American4634.33%
Hispanic212.08%

Marrero Veterans by Race

Marrero Veterans by Education

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8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marrero Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Marrero Employment by Age

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Marrero Employment by Race

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Marrero 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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82.81%

Born in Marrero

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Marrero residents were born in the United States, with 82.81% having been born in Louisiana. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marrero Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202130,8940.00%
202030,8940.00%
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%
201033,1410.00%

Marrero Population by Year