Marion County, Indiana Population 2019

Marion County, Indiana's estimated population is 948,952 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Indiana is the largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018954,6705,7180.60%
2017948,9524,8130.51%
2016944,1394,7330.50%
2015939,4063,9570.42%
2014935,4496,1040.66%
2013929,3459,6451.05%
2012919,7008,5120.93%
2011911,1886,5860.73%
2010904,602107,44313.48%
1990797,15931,9264.17%
1980765,233-27,066-3.42%
1970792,29994,73213.58%
1960697,567145,79026.42%
1950551,77790,85119.71%
1940460,92638,2609.05%
1930422,66674,60521.43%
1920348,06184,40032.01%
1910263,66166,43433.68%
1900197,22756,07139.72%
1890141,15638,37437.34%
1880102,78230,84342.87%
187071,93932,08480.50%
186039,85515,75265.35%
185024,1038,02349.89%
184016,0808,888123.58%
18307,1920.00%

How Many People Live in Marion County, Indiana?

948,952

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White588,96962.66%
Black or African American257,73627.42%
Some Other Race34,3963.66%
Two or More Races28,8593.07%
Asian27,1732.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4060.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4250.05%

Marion County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Marion County, Indiana Median Age

34.3


Total

33.2


Male

35.3


Female

Marion County, Indiana Adults

There are 706,826 adults, (110,147 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Indiana.

Marion County, Indiana Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

487,426

51.86%

Male

452,538

48.14%

Marion County, Indiana Households and Families

Marion County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All54%46%
Male45.4%54.6%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Female37.6%62.4%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All367,2152.5154
Non Family160,6491.2942.1
Married131,0863.3477.1
Female57,5403.6637.6
Male17,9403.7945.4

3.35

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30,1594.90%
9th to 12th Grade58,2659.46%
High School Graduate172,29527.98%
Some College127,89520.77%
Associates Degree44,1187.16%
Bachelors Degree118,16419.19%
Graduate Degree64,86010.53%

Marion County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White387,500348,220139,047
Black155,766131,90127,527
Hispanic45,59225,0755,008
Asian17,03513,1667,985
Other Race16,5488,9001,536
Multiple Races9,6458,3952,965
Native American1,4841,233343
Islander17712715

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,955$37,228$30,959
Less Than High School$20,021$22,776$16,671
High School Grad$27,273$31,394$24,192
Some College$31,504$35,899$28,633
Bachelors Degree$45,742$52,296$41,223
Graduate Degree$60,539$67,071$55,502

$33,955

Average Earnings

$37,228

Average Male

$30,959

Average Female

Marion County, Indiana Language

Marion County, Indiana Language by Age

Marion County, Indiana Language

86.82% of Marion County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 13.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.47% of the population.

Marion County, Indiana Poverty

Marion County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black252,47270,11627.77%
White521,02368,50813.15%
Hispanic93,53731,88734.09%
Other33,85214,23442.05%
Multiple28,1766,50623.09%
Asian26,9605,78421.45%
Native2,37143018.14%
Islander3994611.53%

19.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.38%

Male Poverty Rate

21.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Other, with 42.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Islander, with 11.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.50%
High School17.77%
Some College13.79%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.44%
Male Unemployed38.81%
Female Employed10.83%
Male Employed7.65%

Marion County, Indiana Income

Marion County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,869$63,906
Families$56,733$77,296
Married Families$76,817$97,819
Non Families$31,833$44,387

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Marion County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Marion County, Indiana Veterans

50,606

Number of Veterans

45,289

Male Veterans

5,317

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,940
First Gulf War9,449
Second Gulf War7,825
Korea3,918
World War II2,399
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413,364
55 to 6412,082
65 to 7410,616
75+9,850
18 to 344,694

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White35,8197.66%
Black13,0247.11%
Hispanic1,3352.40%
2 or More1,0507.83%
Other3951.96%
Indian18610.70%
Asian1320.66%

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Education

10.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Indiana Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Indiana 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

66.70%

Born in Indiana

90.86%

Native Born

9.14%

Foreign Born

6.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.86% of Marion County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 66.70% having been born in Indiana. 6.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Marion County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Indianapolis820441855164347234.23%
Lawrence460034786618634.05%
Beech Grove14194147405463.85%
Speedway11812121022902.46%
Cumberland 530555992945.54%
Southport17121750382.22%
Meridian Hills16161686704.33%
Warren Park14801543634.26%
Clermont13561409533.91%
Homecroft718745273.76%
Rocky Ripple606629233.80%
Williams Creek407421143.44%
Wynnedale23123983.46%
Spring Hill9810133.06%
Crows Nest737522.74%
North Crows Nest454724.44%
  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