Marion County, Indiana Population 2018

Marion County, Indiana's estimated population is 950,082 with a growth rate of 1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Indiana is the 1st largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017950,08217,9401.92%
2016932,142-11,892-1.26%
2016944,0343,7990.40%
2015940,2354,4900.48%
2014935,7456,0230.65%
2013929,72210,2691.12%
2012919,4538,2580.91%
2011911,1956,6910.74%
2010904,504107,34513.47%
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%

Marion County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White582,047
Black or African American254,863
Some Other Race39,799
Two or More Races27,069
Asian25,239
American Indian and Alaska Native2,786
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander339

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

Marion County, Indiana 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, Indiana Median Age

34.1


Total

33.1


Male

35.1


Female

Marion County, Indiana Adults

There are 700,039 adults, (105,332 of which are seniors) in Marion County, Indiana.

Marion County, Indiana Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

483,214

51.84%

Male

448,928

48.16%

Marion County, Indiana Households and Families

Marion County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
All53.6%46.4%
Male45.1%54.9%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Female37.9%62.1%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All365,4722.553.6
Non Family157,1881.2841.6
Married131,6253.3176
Female59,0303.5937.9
Male17,6293.7445.1

3.31

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Indiana Households

Marion County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade29,6264.87%
9th to 12th Grade57,5949.47%
High School Graduate171,00728.12%
Some College128,83121.19%
Associates Degree44,5367.32%
Bachelors Degree115,36618.97%
Graduate Degree61,09910.05%

Marion County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White386,334346,155135,172
Black151,835129,09825,314
Hispanic44,22024,2624,850
Other Race19,31210,1891,639
Asian15,97312,6708,169
Multiple Races9,3037,9972,601
Native American1,6311,366293
Islander19415320

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 51.14%.

Marion County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,427$36,385$30,313
Less Than High School$18,712$21,423$15,947
High School Grad$26,657$30,606$23,577
Some College$30,778$34,908$27,387
Bachelors Degree$44,832$51,293$40,724
Graduate Degree$58,081$65,949$53,293

$32,427

Average Earnings

$36,385

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Marion County, Indiana Language

Marion County, Indiana Language by Age

Marion County, Indiana Language

87.11% of Marion County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 12.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.48% of the population.

Marion County, Indiana Poverty

Marion County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black249,60171,60428.69%
White522,52170,71713.53%
Hispanic90,56734,01137.55%
Other39,24716,48242.00%
Multiple26,4196,20923.50%
Asian25,0885,48221.85%
Native2,75365123.65%
Islander325103.08%

20.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.22%

Male Poverty Rate

21.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Other, with 42.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Islander, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.34%.

Marion County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.41%
High School17.74%
Some College14.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Marion County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.36%
Male Unemployed37.23%
Female Employed11.31%
Male Employed8.33%

Marion County, Indiana Income

Marion County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,369$61,388
Families$54,619$74,083
Married Families$74,273$94,028
Non Families$30,829$42,232

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

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

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Marion County, Indiana Veterans

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by War

51,779

Number of Veterans

46,867

Male Veterans

4,912

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam16,197
First Gulf War9,114
Second Gulf War7,457
Korea4,246
World War II2,812

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5413,873
55 to 6412,642
65 to 7410,340
75+9,970
18 to 344,954

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White36,6507.92%
Black13,4587.49%
Hispanic1,2772.38%
2 or More9577.53%
Other3781.61%
Indian1788.99%
Asian1580.84%

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Education

10.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Indiana Employment Status

Marion County, Indiana Employment by Age

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Indiana Employment by Race

Marion County, Indiana Employment by Education

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%
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