Marksville, LA


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Marksville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 5,533 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marksville is the 83rd largest community in Louisiana.

Marksville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marksville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marksville who work in maintenance occupations (11.87%), sales jobs (11.37%), and teaching (9.95%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Marksville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.65 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Marksville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Marksville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.80% of adults in Marksville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Marksville in 2010 was $15,571, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $62,284 for a family of four.

Marksville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marksville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marksville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marksville include Irish, French Canadian, English, and German.

The most common language spoken in Marksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Tagalog.

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