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Marrero, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Marrero Census Designated Place had a population of 32,857 as of July 1, 2018. Marrero 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 Marrero is located at latitude 29.8994 and longitude -90.1003 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Marrero Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Marrero Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403256) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Marrero Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marrero: Ames Plantation, Amesville.

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


Total Population 32,857
Population in Households 32,565
Population in Familes 27,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 292
Population Density2 4,140
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $38,322
Average Household Income $52,783
Per Capita Income $19,869


Total Housing Units 13,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,273 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,956 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,107 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $146,745
Average Home Value $154,376


Total Households 12,229
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 8,456
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 -0.1% 0.01%
Households 0.01% 0.08%
Families -0.25% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Marrero, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marrero 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 # 12 98th
Population Density # 8 99th
Diversity Index # 26 95th
Median Household Income # 260 45th
Per Capita Income # 316 34th

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