Marion, Kentucky Population 2022

2,892
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Marion is a city located in Crittenden County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Crittenden County. With a 2020 population of 2,892, it is the 125th largest city in Kentucky and the 9035th largest city in the United States. Marion is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,916 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Marion has a population density of 870 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marion is $50,765 with a poverty rate of 18.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $79,800. The median age in Marion is 44 years, 42.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Marion Demographics

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

  • White: 93.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, Kentucky is 2,892 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,916.

Marion, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70793.83%
Black or African American582.01%
Some Other Race351.21%
Two or More Races852.95%
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Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid 2022

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Marion Median Age

46.1


Total

45.6


Male

46.6


Female

Marion Adults

There are 2,339 adults, (706 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

1,401

48.56%

Male

1,484

51.44%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.6%7.4%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Female39%61%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1392.3273.7
Married3383.3992.6
Male852.95100
Female2133.3539
Non Family5031.0771.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Marion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade763.63%
9th to 12th Grade25512.17%
High School Graduate1,05250.21%
Some College39018.62%
Associates Degree964.58%
Bachelors Degree1255.97%
Graduate Degree1014.82%
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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
2+ Races23194
White1,9581,635222
Black5353
Hispanic6157
Other Race3127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.39%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,750$46,038$23,021
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$46,360$50,054$11,200
Some College$32,531$34,545$30,865
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,750

Average Earnings

$46,038

Average Male

$23,021

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

98.55% of Marion residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

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18.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.57%

Male Poverty Rate

18.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 19.82% 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 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.82%.

Marion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.27%
High School8.77%
Some College6.68%
Bachelors or Greater10.50%

Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.52%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,931$52,516
Families$50,000$64,086
Married Families$67,976-
Non Families$21,456$32,356
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Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marion Marital Status by Race

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Marion Marital Status

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137

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War17
Vietnam60
Korea18
World War II

Marion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 5433
55 to 6416
65 to 7450
75+18

Marion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1235.53%
2+ Races1460.87%

Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

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3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

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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67.80%

Born in Marion

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 67.80% having been born in Kentucky. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marion Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,6420.00%
19703,0083661.31%
19803,3923841.21%
19903,320-72-0.21%
20003,196-124-0.38%
20103,039-157-0.50%
20113,027-12-0.39%
20123,015-12-0.40%
20133,003-12-0.40%
20142,991-12-0.40%
20152,979-12-0.40%
20162,967-12-0.40%
20172,955-12-0.40%
20182,943-12-0.41%
20192,931-12-0.41%
20202,916-15-0.51%
20212,904-12-0.41%
20222,892-12-0.41%

Marion Population by Year