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People

Total Population 1,630
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 460
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 31.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,147
% Above Poverty Level 66.5%
% Below Poverty Level 33.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $561
Median House Value $56,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.7%
US/American 0%
English 14.6%
Irish 6.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 63 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Quitman
Standard Zip Codes 38646
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.256
Longitude -90.271

Marks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BATESVILLE 2 SW
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Station CLARKSDALE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 49 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Station TUNICA 2
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 48 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marks, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Belen (38609)

Hinchcliff (38646)

Sabino (38646)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crowder 701 $38,542
Falcon 192 $37,813
Jonestown 1,436 $22,083
Lambert 1,302 $28,125
Lyon 320 $73,929
Sledge 476 $35,568

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marks Public Libraries

Library
Marks-quitman County Library
315 EAST MAIN
Marks, Mississippi
(662) 326-7141

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Marks High Schools

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M. S. PALMER HIGH SCHOOL
1315 MARTIN L. KING DRIVE
662-326-5191
A Title I School.
Serves 538 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

QUITMAN CO VOCATIONAL COMPLEX
HWY # 3 SOUTH
662-326-8427
A Vocational School

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