Marion, Kentucky Population 2024

2,914

Marion is a city located in Crittenden County Kentucky. Marion has a 2024 population of 2,914. It is also the county seat of Crittenden County.Marion is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,914 in 2020.

The average household income in Marion is $54,855 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Marion is 47.4 years, 44.6 years for males, and 50.2 years for females.

Marion Demographics

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

  • White: 93.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
876.30/sq mi
The current population of Marion, Kentucky is 2,914 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,914.

Marion, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,72693.84%
Two or more races872.99%
Black or African American642.2%
Other race280.96%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid 2024

Marion Median Age

47.4

Total

44.6

Male

50.2

Female

Marion Adults

There are 2,386 adults, (717 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female1,47650.81%
Male1,42949.19%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1192.3868.131.9
Non Family5591.0974.425.6
Married3023.7280.519.5
Female2283.4735.164.9
Male304.876.723.3
showing: 5 rows

3.41

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

68.1%

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 black people with a rate of 96.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.65%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,699

Average Earnings

$51,094

Average Male

$25,563

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

98.67% of Marion residents speak only English, while 1.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,45455122.45%
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20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.62%

Male Poverty Rate

19.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15%.

Marion Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.07%
Some College18.16%
Bachelors or Greater6.92%
High School4.7%
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Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed73.08%
Female Employed12.53%
Male Employed8.16%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

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

30.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

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

Marion Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marion Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

107

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

2.5%

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

68.74%

Born in Marion

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.07% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 68.74% having been born in Kentucky. 0.14% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,94970.24%
20282,94270.24%
20272,93570.24%
20262,92870.24%
20252,92170.24%
20242,91470.24%
20232,90770.24%
20222,90070.24%
20212,893-21-0.72%
20202,914732.57%
20192,841-32-1.11%
20182,873-35-1.2%
20172,908-44-1.49%
20162,952-17-0.57%
20152,969-6-0.2%
20142,975-6-0.2%
20132,981-16-0.53%
20122,997-13-0.43%
20113,010-14-0.46%
20103,024-172-5.38%
20003,196-124-3.73%
19903,320-72-2.12%
19803,39238412.77%
19703,00836613.85%
19602,642
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Marion Population by Year