Marion, Arkansas Population 2024

13,446

Marion is a city located in Crittenden County Arkansas. Marion has a 2024 population of 13,446. It is also the county seat of Crittenden County.Marion is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -2.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,762 in 2020.

The average household income in Marion is $99,590 with a poverty rate of 7.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marion is 35.5 years, 32.9 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Marion Demographics

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

  • White: 52.42%
  • Black or African American: 36.63%
  • Two or more races: 9.28%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
20.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
662.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.3% (-316)
The current population of Marion, Arkansas is 13,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,762.

Marion, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,14752.42%
Black or African American4,99536.63%
Two or more races1,2669.28%
Asian1821.33%
Native American360.26%
Other race90.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid 2024

Marion Median Age

35.5

Total

32.9

Male

38.3

Female

Marion Adults

There are 9,659 adults, (1,501 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female6,79949.86%
Male6,83650.14%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,1052.6571.128.9
Married2,4703.3985.714.3
Non Family1,6421.1856.243.8
Female6923.246436
Male3013.2249.550.5
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3.27

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marion Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.69%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,933

Average Earnings

$56,896

Average Male

$40,825

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marion Language

96.8% of Marion residents speak only English, while 3.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,90649310.05%
White6,8564726.88%
Multiple1,226796.44%
Hispanic446235.16%
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7.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.48%

Male Poverty Rate

9.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is Black, with 10.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is Hispanic, with 5.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 18.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.61%.

Marion Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.98%
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
Some College3.07%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%
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Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.22%
Male Unemployed20%
Female Employed6.22%
Male Employed2.27%
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Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marion 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 45-54.

Marion Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marion Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

615

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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Marion Veterans by War

count

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Marion Veterans by Age

count

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Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marion Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marion Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.19%

Born in Marion

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

1.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 49.19% having been born in Arkansas. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marion Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,071-75-0.57%
202813,146-75-0.57%
202713,221-75-0.56%
202613,296-75-0.56%
202513,371-75-0.56%
202413,446-75-0.55%
202313,521-75-0.55%
202213,596-75-0.55%
202113,671-91-0.66%
202013,7621,45911.86%
201912,303-69-0.56%
201812,372-28-0.23%
201712,400-114-0.91%
201612,514880.71%
201512,426-11-0.09%
201412,437110.09%
201312,426-24-0.19%
201212,450-52-0.42%
201112,502-35-0.28%
201012,5373,63640.85%
20008,9014,510102.71%
19904,3911,39546.56%
19802,996
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Marion Population by Year