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La Marque is a city in Galveston County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The community name derives from French for "the mark"
The latitude of La Marque is 29.368N. The longitude is -94.971W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,788.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Marque demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Galveston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Galveston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77591 ZIP code.
9% of La Marque residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Marque ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Marque was $17,518, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of La Marque residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Marque, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $438. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $827.
Libraries in La Marque include La Marque Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in La Marque include Texas City Post
Galveston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Marque political report.
The average commute time for La Marque workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in La Marque between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in La Marque include Super 8.
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