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Marcus, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Marcus is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Stevens County at latitude 48.6643 and longitude -118.0598. Stevens County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,388 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Marcus, but most people and references simply refer to it as Marcus, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Marcus indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Marcus (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Marcus, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 843
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $173,214
Average Home Value $200,373


Median Household Income $46,293
Average Household Income $52,378
Per Capita Income $23,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.38% 0.91%
Households 1.8% 0.96%
Families 1.86% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Marcus, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marcus to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 562 11th
Population Density1 # 327 48th
Diversity Index2 # 502 20th
Median Household Income # 409 35th
Per Capita Income # 408 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.