Marion, Ohio Population 2020

35,307

Marion is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 35,307, it is the 39th largest city in Ohio and the 1114th largest city in the United States. Marion is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -4.15% 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 2,996 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marion is $49,209 with a poverty rate of 20.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $718 per month, and the median house value is $73,500. The median age in Marion is 37.3 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 129.3 males.

Marion Demographics

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

  • White: 84.77%
  • Black or African American: 9.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.24%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Marion, Ohio is 35,307, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,087.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,837.

Marion, Ohio Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202065,8863150.48%
201965,5713150.48%
201865,2563150.48%
201764,941-412-0.63%
201665,353-29-0.04%
201565,382-407-0.62%
201465,789-170-0.26%
201365,959-310-0.47%
201266,269-318-0.48%
201166,5871320.20%
201066,4550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,74584.77%
Black or African American3,5839.88%
Two or More Races1,5394.24%
Some Other Race2510.69%
Asian690.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.04%

Marion Population Pyramid 2020

Marion Median Age

37.3


Total

36.3


Male

38.9


Female

Marion Adults

There are 28,707 adults, (5,219 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

15,817

43.61%

Male

20,451

56.39%

Marion Households and Families

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All55.4%44.6%
Male50.5%49.5%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female43.9%56.1%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9332.3855.4
Non Family5,4081.1946.4
Married5,0393.1670.1
Female1,9673.3443.9
Male5193.4450.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6982.76%
9th to 12th Grade3,31713.12%
High School Graduate10,83742.87%
Some College6,00723.76%
Associates Degree1,7777.03%
Bachelors Degree1,5286.04%
Graduate Degree1,1164.41%

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,07218,1192,330
Black2,8972,183236
Hispanic6585009
Multiple Races65048127
Other Race1731229
Asian696439
Native American65373
Islander1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,425$33,787$26,174
Less Than High School$16,250$17,691$15,918
High School Grad$28,114$31,167$24,090
Some College$33,013$39,482$27,473
Bachelors Degree$42,340$44,503$31,620
Graduate Degree$54,351$54,119$55,156

$30,425

Average Earnings

$33,787

Average Male

$26,174

Average Female

Marion Language

Marion Language by Age

Marion Language

94.73% of Marion residents speak only English, while 5.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Marion Poverty

Marion Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,3485,29419.36%
Black1,62444727.52%
Multiple1,19037531.51%
Hispanic76230439.90%
Other1453020.69%
Native271866.67%

20.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.62%

Male Poverty Rate

22.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 19.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.85%
High School17.57%
Some College13.82%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.06%
Male Unemployed27.54%
Female Employed11.47%
Male Employed7.98%

Marion Income

Marion Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,333$49,209
Families$48,551$60,230
Married Families$60,308$73,144
Non Families$22,500$31,789

Marion Marital Status

Marion Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion Married by Age and Sex

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

Marion Veterans

2,821

Number of Veterans

2,599

Male Veterans

222

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam967
First Gulf War525
Second Gulf War378
Korea252
World War II127
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,67210.99%
Black862.66%
2 or More384.65%
Hispanic202.79%
Other158.67%
Asian811.59%
Indian22.99%

$Marion Veterans by Education

8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Employment Status

48.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Marion Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.91%

Born in Ohio

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.45% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 80.91% having been born in Ohio. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202035,307-390-1.09%
201935,697-390-1.08%
201836,0871040.29%
201735,983-390-1.07%
201636,373520.14%
201536,321-294-0.80%
201436,615-108-0.29%
201336,723-161-0.44%
201236,884-55-0.15%
201136,9391470.40%
201036,7921,4740.41%
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%