Marion, Alabama Population 2022

3,074
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Marion is a city located in Perry County Alabama. Marion has a 2020 population of 3,074. It is also the county seat of Perry County. Marion is currently declining at a rate of -1.63% annually and its population has decreased by -3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,176 in 2010.

The average household income in Marion is $33,554 with a poverty rate of 34.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Marion is 36.7 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Marion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marionwas:

  • Black or African American: 65.83%
  • White: 33.64%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, Alabama is 3,074 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,176.

Marion, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07533.64%
Black or African American2,10465.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.09%
Asian80.25%
Some Other Race60.19%
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Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid 2022

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Marion Median Age

36.1


Total

22.6


Male

38.1


Female

Marion Adults

There are 2,407 adults, (859 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

1,756

54.94%

Male

1,440

45.06%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female91%9%
Married84.6%15.4%
All81.3%18.8%
Non Family73.1%26.9%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8322.8781.3
Married1492.4384.6
Male192.89100
Female2556.1391
Non Family409073.1

4.68

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Marion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23413.67%
9th to 12th Grade1488.64%
High School Graduate48628.39%
Some College38222.31%
Associates Degree905.26%
Bachelors Degree21012.27%
Graduate Degree1629.46%
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Marion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White533422150
Black1,176907222
Native American31

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.14%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,990$81,293$19,704
Less Than 9th Grade$11,542$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$18,912$$18,912
Graduate Degree$50,807$$50,807

$19,990

Average Earnings

$81,293

Average Male

$19,704

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

98.72% of Marion residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7272100.00%
Black1,87371338.07%
White51510420.19%
OtherNaN%

34.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.11%

Male Poverty Rate

35.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.91%.

Marion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.00%
High School44.65%
Some College5.12%
Bachelors or Greater16.34%

Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed25.97%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,275$36,022
Families$38,082$49,551
Married Families$86,060-
Non Families$23,460$22,031
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Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

20.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion Married by Age and Sex

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Marion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Marion Marital Status by Race

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Marion Marital Status

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60

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War
Vietnam16
Korea11
World War II

Marion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 54
55 to 648
65 to 7416
75+19

Marion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White424.16%
Black181.31%

Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

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23.9%

Labor Force Participation

21.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marion Employment by Age

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Marion Employment by Race

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Marion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.09%

Born in Marion

95.40%

Native Born

4.60%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

3.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.40% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 74.09% having been born in Alabama. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,6460.00%
19502,8221760.08%
19603,8079853.04%
19704,2894821.20%
19804,4671780.41%
19904,211-256-0.59%
20003,511-700-1.80%
20103,6861750.49%
20113,635-51-1.38%
20123,584-51-1.40%
20133,533-51-1.42%
20143,482-51-1.44%
20153,431-51-1.46%
20163,380-51-1.49%
20173,329-51-1.51%
20183,278-51-1.53%
20193,227-51-1.56%
20203,176-51-1.58%
20213,125-51-1.61%
20223,074-51-1.63%

Marion Population by Year