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Marks, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Marks had a population of 1,593 as of July 1, 2017. Marks ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marks is located at latitude 34.2535 and longitude -90.2722 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marks (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Marks (GNIS ID: 2405026) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Marks is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Quitman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marks population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marks: Riverside.

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Marks, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,593
Daytime Population: Workers 885
Daytime Population: Residents 1,059
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,944
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 1,540
Population in Familes 1,224
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,241
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $31,598
Average Household Income $44,580
Per Capita Income $18,089


Total Housing Units 729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 409 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $66,156
Average Home Value $102,384


Total Households 608
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 386
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.17% -1.43%
Households -0.98% -1.39%
Families -1.6% -1.55%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Marks, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marks to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 149 59th
Population Density # 45 88th
Diversity Index # 165 55th
Median Household Income # 214 41st
Per Capita Income # 220 40th

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