Marion, Ohio Population 2021

35,267
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Marion is a city located in Marion County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Marion County. With a 2020 population of 35,267, it is the 39th largest city in Ohio and the 1120th largest city in the United States . Marion is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,837 in 2010. Marion reached it's highest population of 38,646 in 1970. Spanning over 12 miles, Marion has a population density of 2,992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marion is $49,443 with a poverty rate of 20.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $74,600. The median age in Marion is 37.1 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Marion Demographics

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

  • White: 84.46%
  • Black or African American: 9.62%
  • Two or more races: 4.62%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Marion, Ohio is 35,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,191.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,837.

Marion, Ohio Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202164,425-334-0.52%
202064,759-334-0.52%
201965,093-334-0.51%
201865,4273510.54%
201765,076-391-0.60%
201665,467360.05%
201565,431-360-0.55%
201465,791-173-0.26%
201365,964-313-0.47%
201266,277-322-0.49%
201166,5991410.21%
201066,4580.00%

Marion Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,56484.46%
Black or African American3,4829.62%
Two or More Races1,6734.62%
Some Other Race2370.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1330.37%
Asian730.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.07%
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Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion Median Age

37.1


Total

36.5


Male

38.1


Female

Marion Adults

There are 28,587 adults, (5,213 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

54.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

15,814

43.70%

Male

20,374

56.30%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.7%30.3%
All53.1%46.9%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Male42.3%57.7%
Female41.2%58.8%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0622.3553.1
Non Family5,5551.244.3
Married4,8173.1669.7
Female2,0313.3441.2
Male659342.3

3.06

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Marion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6402.53%
9th to 12th Grade3,10412.29%
High School Graduate11,26644.61%
Some College6,04623.94%
Associates Degree1,6896.69%
Bachelors Degree1,6216.42%
Graduate Degree8893.52%
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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
White20,99718,2082,231
Black2,7822,237192
Hispanic73953921
2+ Races73452937
Other Race134839
Native American127802
Asian555515
Islander262612

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 46.15%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,668$35,525$25,848
Less Than 9th Grade$20,000$20,924$16,310
High School Graduate$26,828$30,816$23,456
Some College$34,912$41,830$27,990
Bachelors Degree$46,011$46,604$45,182
Graduate Degree$47,292$45,694$51,023

$30,668

Average Earnings

$35,525

Average Male

$25,848

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

94.55% of Marion residents speak only English, while 5.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,9525,00318.56%
Multiple1,37850836.87%
Black1,60942526.41%
Hispanic88541246.55%
Asian733547.95%
Native503570.00%
Other1553120.00%

20.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.52%

Male Poverty Rate

22.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is Native, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 18.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.84%.

Marion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.44%
High School18.93%
Some College12.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%

Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.16%
Male Unemployed35.66%
Female Employed13.17%
Male Employed7.81%

Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,221$49,443
Families$47,707$59,360
Married Families$60,773$71,880
Non Families$24,840$32,908
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Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Marion Marital Status by Race

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Marion Marital Status

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2,585

Number of Veterans

2,349

Male Veterans

236

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam871
First Gulf War477
Second Gulf War361
Korea213
World War II97

Marion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54676
65 to 74648
55 to 64633
75+474
18 to 34154

Marion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,42510.03%
Black943.00%
2+ Races505.64%
Hispanic242.88%
Other Race158.98%
Native American10.75%

Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

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9.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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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81.34%

Born in Marion

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 81.34% having been born in Ohio. 1.22% 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
202135,267-308-0.87%
202035,575-308-0.86%
201935,883-308-0.85%
201836,1911260.35%
201736,065-374-1.03%
201636,439870.24%
201536,352-270-0.74%
201436,622-106-0.29%
201336,728-161-0.44%
201236,889-57-0.15%
201136,9461530.42%
201036,7931,4750.41%
200035,3181,2430.36%
199034,075-2,965-0.83%
198037,040-1,606-0.42%
197038,6461,5670.41%
196037,0793,2620.93%
195033,8173,0000.93%
194030,817-267-0.09%
193031,0843,1931.09%
192027,8919,6594.34%
191018,2326,3704.39%
190011,8623,5353.60%
18908,3274,4287.88%
18803,8991,3684.42%
18702,5310.00%

Marion Population by Year