Clarks is a rural village in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,017 at the 2010 census. Clarks is the largest community by population in Caldwell Parish.GeographyClarks is located southwest of the center of Caldwell Parish at . U.S. Route 165 passes by the east side of the village, leading northeast 7mi to Columbia, the parish seat, and southwest to Olla.According to the United States Census Bureau, Clarks has a total area of 2.5km2, all land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 1,071 people, 246 households, and 160 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,112.7 inhabitants per square mile (430.7/km²). There were 270 housing units at an average density of 280.5 per square mile (108.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 48.74% White, 47.90% African American, 1.21% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 1.40% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.24% of the population.