Marksville, LA


Highest Appreciating Marksville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Marksville, LA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Marksville Housing Market Information

With 5,533 people, 2,015 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $96,171, house prices in Marksville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Marksville, accounting for 68.66% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Marksville include mobile homes or trailers ( 12.72%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.32%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.29%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Marksville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 45.44% owning and 54.56% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Marksville built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Marksville built between 1940-1969 ( 30.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 8.06%). There's also some housing in Marksville built before 1939 ( 3.99%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Marksville. Fully 14.55% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Marksville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Marksville real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Marksville Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Marksville has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Marksville real estate appreciated 16.98% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.58%, putting Marksville in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Marksville definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Marksville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Marksville's appreciation rate has been -0.40%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Marksville were at -3.30%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -12.57%.

Notably, Marksville's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Louisiana, our data show that Marksville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Louisiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Marksville, LA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,058,000 1.0
$794,001 - $1,058,000 0.0
$529,001 - $794,000 0.0
$423,001 - $529,000 0.0
$317,001 - $423,000 3.8
$212,001 - $317,000 10.0
$106,001 - $212,000 34.6
$53,001 - $106,000 27.8
$0 - $53,000 22.8

Low for LA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
80.1007851869214 64.808362369338

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Marksville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
73.54% 3.25% 8 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$770 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 45.44
Renters 54.56
Vacant 14.55

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Marksville HOMES
2000 or Newer 8.1
1970 - 1999 57.0
1940 - 1969 31.0
1939 or Older 4.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Marksville HOMES
Single-Family 68.7
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 11.3
Apt. Complexes 7.3
Mobile Homes 12.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Marksville HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 12.77
2 Bedrooms 28.92
3 Bedrooms 46.44
4 Bedrooms 10.98
5 or more bedrooms 0.89

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Zip Codes in Marksville, LA