Marksville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Marksville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Marksville had a population of 5,818 as of July 1, 2016. Marksville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marksville is located at latitude 31.1244 and longitude -92.0662 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Marksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Avoyelles Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 82 feet.

The City of Marksville (GNIS ID: 2405027) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Marksville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marksville: Markville.


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Marksville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,818
Population in Households 5,277
Population in Familes 4,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 541
Population Density1 1,206
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,119
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,350
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,225 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 894 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $114,366
Average Home Value $147,061
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,331
Average Household Income $45,434
Per Capita Income $17,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.16%
Households 0.4% 0.23%
Families 0.28% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Marksville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marksville to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 79th
Population Density1 # 119 75th
Diversity Index2 # 41 92nd
Median Household Income # 406 15th
Per Capita Income # 401 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.