Marksville, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Marksville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Marksville had a population of 5,715 as of July 1, 2018. Marksville ranks in the upper quartile for 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 31.128 and longitude -92.0662 in Avoyelles Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Marksville 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 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Avoyelles Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marksville: Markville.

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Marksville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,715
Population in Households 5,174
Population in Familes 4,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 541
Population Density2 1,184
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $29,811
Average Household Income $49,517
Per Capita Income $18,502


Total Housing Units 2,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,263 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 799 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $97,540
Average Home Value $151,999


Total Households 2,062
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,305
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.03% 0.02%
Households -0.03% -0.02%
Families -0.2% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   0.71%

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, 2018 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 # 101 79th
Population Density # 123 74th
Diversity Index # 50 90th
Median Household Income # 407 14th
Per Capita Income # 369 22nd

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