Marion, Mississippi Population 2021

1,499
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Marion is a city located in Lauderdale County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,499, it is the 124th largest city in Mississippi and the 8706th largest city in the United States . Marion is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 1.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,479 in 2010. Marion reached it's highest population of 1,592 in 2013. Spanning over 3 miles, Marion has a population density of 515 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marion is $62,601 with a poverty rate of 21.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $161,800. The median age in Marion is 34.7 years, 34.5 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Marion Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.16%
  • White: 41.65%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, Mississippi is 1,499 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,493.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,479.

Marion, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American96257.16%
White70141.65%
Some Other Race70.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.42%
Two or More Races60.36%
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Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion Median Age

34.7


Total

34.5


Male

34.8


Female

Marion Adults

There are 1,180 adults, (192 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

940

55.85%

Male

743

44.15%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.4%32.6%
Male57.1%42.9%
All42.3%57.7%
Non Family30.3%69.7%
Female24.1%75.9%

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6672.5242.3
Married2423.3167.4
Non Family2311.1130.3
Female1873.2624.1
Male72.4357.1

3.24

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Marion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade484.66%
9th to 12th Grade12912.52%
High School Graduate20720.10%
Some College23622.91%
Associates Degree14714.27%
Bachelors Degree13613.20%
Graduate Degree12712.33%
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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
Black55642690
White448401171
Hispanic26262
Native American77
Other Race442

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.00%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,545$$23,969
Less Than 9th Grade$21,161$22,054$
High School Graduate$22,216$$14,375
Some College$26,193$30,764$23,929
Bachelors Degree$43,281$88,750$30,417
Graduate Degree$51,250$69,236$47,865

$29,545

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$23,969

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

96.37% of Marion residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black96226427.44%
Hispanic726387.50%
White646355.42%
Native77100.00%
Multiple3133.33%

21.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.11%

Male Poverty Rate

24.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 5.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.39%.

Marion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.72%
Some College21.93%
High School15.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed22.54%
Male Employed7.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,511$62,601
Families$51,667$74,717
Married Families$68,500-
Non Families$26,250$38,797
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Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

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 55-64, 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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121

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War27
Korea9
World War II6

Marion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5455
55 to 6430
65 to 7424
75+12
18 to 34

Marion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8718.09%
Black345.07%
Hispanic622.22%

Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

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16.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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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80.10%

Born in Marion

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 80.10% having been born in Mississippi. 1.25% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,49920.13%
20201,49720.13%
20191,49520.13%
20181,49350.34%
20171,488-43-2.81%
20161,531-20-1.29%
20151,551-13-0.83%
20141,564-28-1.76%
20131,592281.79%
20121,564352.29%
20111,529402.69%
20101,4890.00%

Marion Population by Year