Marion, Indiana Population 2019

Marion, Indiana's estimated population is 28,047 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Marion, Indiana is the 34th largest city in Indiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1129.90 people/mi² (436.25 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.1 years, 35.1 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.26 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Marion, Indiana is $32,879, while the mean household income is $43,029.

Marion In Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marion In was:

  • White: 77.60%
  • Black or African American: 15.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Asian: 1.40%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Marion, Indiana?

28,047
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201828,047-160-0.57%
201728,207-179-0.63%
201628,386-373-1.30%
201528,759-368-1.26%
201429,127-248-0.84%
201329,375-95-0.32%
201229,470-301-1.01%
201129,771-86-0.29%
201029,857-1,463-0.48%
200031,320-1,298-0.41%
199032,618-3,256-0.95%
198035,874-3,733-0.99%
197039,6071,7530.45%
196037,8547,7732.33%
195030,0813,3141.17%
194026,7672,2710.89%
193024,4967490.31%
192023,7474,3882.06%
191019,3592,0221.11%
190017,3378,5687.05%
18908,7695,58710.67%
18803,1820.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,109
Black or African American4,527
Two or More Races1,134
Asian399
Some Other Race299
American Indian and Alaska Native22

Marion In Population Pyramid 2019

Marion In Median Age

35.1


Total

35.1


Male

35


Female

Marion In Adults

There are 22,756 adults, (4,759 of whom are seniors) in Marion In.

Marion In Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion In Sex Ratio

Female

15,624

54.84%

Male

12,866

45.16%

Marion In Households and Families

Marion In Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion In Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
Male67.1%32.9%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female35.6%64.4%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9602.2655.9
Non Family4,7041.2148.3
Married3,6022.8676
Female2,1223.2435.6
Male5323.6167.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion In Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8334.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,21112.43%
High School Graduate7,11440.00%
Some College3,99422.45%
Associates Degree1,1146.26%
Bachelors Degree1,4268.02%
Graduate Degree1,0956.16%

Marion In Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,75111,4882,073
Black2,7532,213254
Hispanic773594110
Multiple Races38331851
Asian30030067
Other Race18013017
Native American1366

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 46.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,204$29,418$21,462
Less Than High School$16,313$17,570$11,080
High School Grad$22,079$27,994$19,507
Some College$25,977$29,571$23,750
Bachelors Degree$38,286$41,848$33,819
Graduate Degree$48,262$49,891$42,269

$25,204

Average Earnings

$29,418

Average Male

$21,462

Average Female

Marion In Language

Marion In Language by Age

Marion In Language

95.70% of Marion In residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Marion In Poverty

Marion In Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9074,03922.56%
Black4,2851,60037.34%
Hispanic1,53673047.53%
Multiple1,05832030.25%
Other2785820.86%
Native1616100.00%
Asian34851.44%

26.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.52%

Male Poverty Rate

29.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion In

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion In is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion In is Asian, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.46%
High School21.74%
Some College19.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.65%
Male Unemployed35.36%
Female Employed18.48%
Male Employed7.61%

Marion In Income

Marion In Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,879$43,029
Families$39,700$50,571
Married Families$48,671-
Non Families$24,118$30,946

Marion In Marital Status

Marion In Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion In Married by Age and Sex

Marion In Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marion In Marital Status by Race

Marion In Veterans

1,694

Number of Veterans

1,594

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam692
Korea177
First Gulf War167
World War II126
Second Gulf War84

Marion In Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4578.01%
Black2226.68%
Hispanic414.04%
2 or More91.35%
Indian646.15%

Marion In Veterans by Education

10.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion In Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Marion In Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.18%

Born in Indiana

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.78% of Marion In residents were born in the United States, with 68.18% having been born in Indiana. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.