Marion County, Florida Population 2018

Marion County, Florida's estimated population is 354,353 with a growth rate of 4.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Florida is the 17th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017354,35314,0124.12%
2016340,341-7,798-2.24%
2016348,1395,3821.57%
2015342,7574,3891.30%
2014338,3683,0940.92%
2013335,2741,2700.38%
2012334,0041,6970.51%
2011332,3079630.29%
2010331,344136,51170.07%
1990194,83372,34559.06%
1980122,48853,45877.44%
197069,03017,41433.74%
196051,61613,42935.17%
195038,1876,94422.23%
194031,2431,6655.63%
193029,5785,61023.41%
192023,968-2,973-11.04%
191026,9412,53810.40%
190024,4033,60717.34%
189020,7967,75059.41%
188013,0462,24220.75%
187010,8042,19525.50%
18608,6095,271157.91%
18503,3380.00%

Marion County, Florida Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White278,342
Black or African American43,307
Two or More Races8,871
Asian5,037
Some Other Race3,650
American Indian and Alaska Native999
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander135

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Marion County, Florida Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Marion County, Florida Median Age

48.5


Total

46.8


Male

49.8


Female

Marion County, Florida Adults

There are 276,357 adults, (94,615 of which are seniors) in Marion County, Florida.

Marion County, Florida Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

176,730

51.93%

Male

163,611

48.07%

Marion County, Florida Households and Families

Marion County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male66.4%33.6%
Female50.8%49.2%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Florida Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All132,2772.574.8
Married65,6002.9285.2
Non Family46,0751.2669.1
Female15,432450.8
Male5,1703.866.4

3.07

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Florida Households

Marion County, Florida Education

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,1184.01%
9th to 12th Grade24,1399.57%
High School Graduate93,74737.18%
Some College54,98021.81%
Associates Degree22,8059.04%
Bachelors Degree30,44612.08%
Graduate Degree15,9056.31%

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White194,585172,17336,785
Black27,04021,8113,784
Hispanic23,91018,2553,628
Asian3,6733,2221,564
Multiple Races3,6192,884797
Other Race1,8441,325219
Native American782661165
Islander716043

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.56%.

Marion County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,700$30,188$24,525
Less Than High School$19,926$21,577$15,990
High School Grad$23,969$27,349$20,293
Some College$26,569$30,670$24,990
Bachelors Degree$38,676$43,404$36,405
Graduate Degree$50,658$61,556$47,824

$26,700

Average Earnings

$30,188

Average Male

$24,525

Average Female

Marion County, Florida Language

Marion County, Florida Language by Age

Marion County, Florida Language

88.66% of Marion County, Florida residents speak only English, while 11.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.94% of the population.

Marion County, Florida Poverty

Marion County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White239,64534,06314.21%
Hispanic39,49012,23330.98%
Black40,46212,09629.89%
Multiple8,6142,30326.74%
Other3,5531,81050.94%
Native97840341.21%
Asian4,9832204.42%
Islander1353324.44%

18.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.29%

Male Poverty Rate

19.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Other, with 50.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Asian, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.44%.

Marion County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.13%
High School16.32%
Some College12.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%

Marion County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.24%
Male Unemployed35.50%
Female Employed9.92%
Male Employed8.14%

Marion County, Florida Income

Marion County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,295$53,620
Families$49,062$61,647
Married Families$54,592$67,923
Non Families$25,402$36,236

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

Marion County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Marion County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Marion County, Florida Veterans

Marion County, Florida Veterans by War

36,398

Number of Veterans

34,294

Male Veterans

2,104

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,507
Korea6,431
First Gulf War4,393
World War II3,064
Second Gulf War2,566

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+12,930
65 to 7411,395
35 to 545,520
55 to 644,868
18 to 341,685

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White32,82114.09%
Black2,5918.12%
Hispanic1,9977.07%
2 or More52512.73%
Asian1694.10%
Indian14117.22%
Other1295.58%
Hawaiian2219.47%

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Education

7.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Florida Employment Status

Marion County, Florida Employment by Age

46.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Florida Employment by Race

Marion County, Florida Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marion County, Florida

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ocala564255925328285.01%
Belleview454148693287.22%
Dunnellon17331803704.04%
Reddick506527214.15%
McIntosh450469194.22%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990