Marksville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marksville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Marksville had a population of 5,844 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marksville: Markville.

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Marksville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,844
Daytime Population: Workers 3,612
Daytime Population: Residents 3,485
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,097
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 5,304
Population in Familes 4,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 540
Population Density2 1,211
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $29,689
Average Household Income $47,859
Per Capita Income $17,966


Total Housing Units 2,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,228 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 894 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $112,409
Average Home Value $143,994


Total Households 2,121
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,346
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.24%
Households 0.36% 0.27%
Families 0.2% 0.09%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

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, 2017 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 Density # 116 76th
Diversity Index # 46 90th
Median Household Income # 396 17th
Per Capita Income # 392 18th

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