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 (16.32%), management occupations (8.90%), and healthcare (7.74%).
The citizens of La Marque are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.21% of adults in La Marque have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in La Marque in 2010 was $21,544, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,176 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. 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 24.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Marque include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in La Marque is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.