Marion, Mississippi Population 2020

1,397
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Marion is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,397, it is the 136th largest city in Mississippi and the 8983rd largest city in the United States. Marion is currently declining at a rate of -2.85% annually and its population has decreased by -5.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,479 in 2010. Marion reached it's highest population of 1,594 in 2013. Spanning over 3 miles, Marion has a population density of 480 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marion is $48,557 with a poverty rate of 26.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $812 per month, and the median house value is $166,000. The median age in Marion is 32.7 years, 31.9 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.8 males.

Marion Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 60.05%
  • White: 37.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, Mississippi is 1,397, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,479.

Marion, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American91460.05%
White57737.91%
Two or More Races191.25%
Some Other Race80.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.26%
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Marion Population Pyramid 2020

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Marion Median Age

32.7


Total

31.9


Male

33.3


Female

Marion Adults

There are 1,068 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

891

58.54%

Male

631

41.46%

Marion Households and Families

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All36.9%63.1%
Non Family27.2%72.8%
Female16%84%
Male0%100%

36.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6242.4436.9
Non Family2131.2127.2
Female2123.0916
Married1953.0870.8
Male420

3.02

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Marion Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade495.38%
9th to 12th Grade13114.38%
High School Graduate19120.97%
Some College20522.50%
Associates Degree12013.17%
Bachelors Degree9310.21%
Graduate Degree12213.39%
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Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black48435876
White408354137
Multiple Races1111
Hispanic882
Native American44
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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,269$31,346$23,594
Less Than High School$20,167$21,000$
High School Grad$$61,364$8,125
Some College$23,750$23,750$23,750
Bachelors Degree$45,568$74,250$38,750
Graduate Degree$46,184$68,631$36,250

$27,269

Average Earnings

$31,346

Average Male

$23,594

Average Female

Marion Language

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

98.78% of Marion residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Marion Poverty

Marion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black91435438.73%
White577376.41%
Hispanic17635.29%
Native44100.00%
Multiple16212.50%

26.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.43%

Male Poverty Rate

30.86%

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 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.29%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.00%
Some College26.46%
High School18.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.43%
Female Employed28.96%
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed7.69%

Marion Income

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,870$48,557
Families$38,750$56,243
Married Families$71,827-
Non Families$27,031$32,318
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Marion Marital Status

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

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 Veterans

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86

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War10
World War II7
Korea7
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5431
65 to 7426
75+10
55 to 6410
18 to 349
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6914.90%
Black172.95%

Marion Veterans by Education

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12.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Employment Status

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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79.11%

Born in Mississippi

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.29% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 79.11% having been born in Mississippi. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,397-41-2.85%
20191,438-41-2.77%
20181,479-17-1.14%
20171,496-41-2.67%
20161,537-18-1.16%
20151,555-13-0.83%
20141,568-26-1.63%
20131,594271.72%
20121,567382.49%
20111,529402.69%
20101,4890.00%