La Marque is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,908 people and three constituent neighborhoods, La Marque is the 175th largest community in Texas.
La Marque is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, La Marque is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Marque who work in office and administrative support (12.42%), sales jobs (11.13%), and healthcare (7.98%).
The percentage of adults in La Marque with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.73% of adults in La Marque have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in La Marque in 2010 was $21,574, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,296 for a family of four. However, La Marque contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
La Marque is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Marque home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Marque residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. La Marque also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.25% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Marque include German, French , English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in La Marque is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).